Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
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Sony Cyber-shot DSCRX100 20.2MP Black Digital Camera
26 June 2014
Summary: Purchased this camera for quality outdoor videos. Sony doesn't tell you that it overheats and shuts off viewfinder (it still records but you can't see what you're recording) in less than 5 minutes. Then you have to argue with them (via call that has been routed overseas) to get them to send to repair facility. They sent us a loner camera but it shuts off, too, and Sony still denies there's a problem with this camera. Don't waste your money.
Summary: Can't transfer movies from camera to Mac or Ipad. Crutchfield support tells me it's a software compatibility issue and there is a workaround if I jump thru some hoops, but that's a deal breaker for me. Usual good customer support from Crutchfield-efficient and quick .
******WARNING***** Only one language option - JAPANESE
31 August 2013
Summary: This camera only has the one language option. If you don't read Japanese DO NOT BUY THIS camera from this seller. If you do then they do get it to very quickly. Though they aren't prepared to take the item back. Boohoo.
Summary: I cant belive. Sorry i dont talk good english, but is not important because this camera only have a menu in JAPANESE if you dont understand japanese is very dificult usefull with the manual. No words ????
Summary: I bought a Sony RX-100 9 months ago and it took great pictures. The camera stopped working for no obvious reason. When I sent it into Sony I was told it had corrosion damage (even though it has never been exposed to water or high humidity). Saw some other reviews on amazon mentioning the same problem. Would not recommend buying this camera. Spent over 2 hours on the phone with Sony Customer Relations and they would not replace or repair the camera.
Excerpt: I would have rated this camera a solid 5-star if it is not for this problem. Bought this camera in March to take pictures of my kids based on great reviews. However, after less than one month and 500+ pictures, the camera started turning itself on randomly. Tried to fix it by changing the menu item but failed. This situation was frustrating and I missed occasions of capturing my kids during their games because the battery would be exhausted unexpectedly .
Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Good in Low Light, Large Clear LCD, Short Lag Time, Small / Compact
Cons: Camera Turns On By Itself, Short Battery Life
Summary: If you intend to use this camera in tropical or sub-tropical conditions, which can easily occur in summer almost anywhere other than the poles, beware. Should you walk around outside in hot humid conditions, then step into an air-conditioned space like a restaurant or your hotel - or home - moisture is likely to condense inside the camera. Do this several times daily and before long the camera can fail and the failure will not be covered under warranty.
Excerpt: Now made in China of inferior pieces. I bought RX 100 in September and it is wonderful and beautifully put together. I just bought another this week and there is a NOTICEABLE difference in fit, finish and materials. I looked at the bottom and it is now made in China. Shame on Sony for charging [$] and cheapening the camera. Can only imagine what it is like on the inside. No longer will buy Sony products.BH is though the best store anywhere!
Excerpt: Sony just released a great camera, outstanding quality, but it's lacking the proper support. There's no software for Mac users, making the (usually) easy work of downloading pictures and videos a very hard one. It's not easy to open the RAW files that this camera generates. Maybe it's even more complicated to download HD videos. The camera itself is precious, a great device, leightweight, good lens, easy to use, good quality.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
Cons: Complicate To Open Video, Impossible Open Rawfile, No Extra Battery, No Support