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    Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Announcement

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    Today, we received a specification and the description of properties of the sixth generation of the advanced compact cameras Sony RX100. Cameras from the RX100 series have determined boundaries of achievements of pocket-size compact cameras for a long time. It appears that Sony engineers have  again risen to the challenge. 

     

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    1). Sony RX100 VI

     

    RX100 VI is equipped with the 1'' sensor, in Exmor RS technology, with the resolution of 10.1 Mp. ISO range = 125 to 12800, can be extended to ISO 80-25600. The sensor's resolution has not changed in comparison to the predecessor, but thanks to the use of Bionz X processor, together with LSI chip and dedicated DRAM memory, the camera's efficiency has doubled. Strong hardware of RX100 enables taking photographs with the speed of 24f/s or even 233 JPEG photographs in 'Fine' quality in the buffer. The camera offers the fastest autofocus in its class, based on 315 phase-detection points, with 65% frame coverage. The focusing time is 0.03s.

     

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    2). Sony RX100 VI

     

    The speed of face tracking and recognition has been doubled, in comparison to its predecessor. Thanks to the use of a sensor with faster sampling, the rolling-shutter effect can be significantly minimized.

     

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    3). Sony RX100 VI

     

    The Sony RX100 VI lens is yet another novelty. It is equipped with the zoom with the equivalent of 24-200mm and it is based on 15 lenses (10 aspherical ones, including 2 low-dispersion lenses), placed in 12 groups.  The aperture range of the lens is f/2.8 - f/4.5 - these parameters are significantly worse than on the case of the predecessor. When the new camera is in the hands of the customers, we will be able to assess whether a new processor reduces the noise in the photographs taken in low light. Now we can suspect that the optical stabilization system, with the efficiency of 4 EV should help in reducing image noises. 

     

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    4). Sony RX100 VI

     

    A new thing in the new Sony is a fully touch LCD screen, with the resolution of 1228 thousand points.  The screen can be folded by 180 degrees upwards and 90 degrees downwards. This should definitely satisfy vloggers and selfie lovers. The camera is also equipped with a retractable electronic viewfinder, with the resolution of 2359 thousand points and the flash.

     

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    5). Sony RX100 VI

     

    Videos will be recorded in 4K HDR, in the resolution of 3840x2160, with the use of the Hybryd Long Gamma profile. Full HD materials will be recorded with the speed of 120f/s, and in slow motion, the camera will be able to record even 1000 frames during one second. 

     

    Sony RX100 VI is to appear on sale next month and its price, as for today, is $1.199.99. You can pre-order this camera using this link: Amazon

     

     


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    • By MICHAEL GABLER
      QUICK LINKS
      Review: - Discussion: Forum Files: User Manual Tags: Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI | DSC-RX100 | DSC RX100 VI | RX100 VI Order Links: Amazon  
      QUICK SONY RX100 VI INFO
      Effective Pixels: 20Mp Sensor Size: 1″ (13.2 × 8.8mm) Max Image Resolution: 5472 × 3648 Max Video Resolution: 3840 × 2160 @ 30p ISO: 125-12800 Lens Mount: No Weight: 301g / 0.66lb Warranty: Limited 1-Year List Price: US $ 1198 | UK £886 | DE €940 Current Price: Amazon  
      DESCRIPTION OF SONY RX100 VI 
      Sony RX100 series are the most advanced compact cameras on the market. They are often used by professionals when the use of heavy professional cameras with replaceable optical system is not possible or does not make sense.

      RX100 VI is equipped with the 1'' sensor, in Exmor RS technology, with the resolution of 10.1Mp. The ISO range of 125 to 12800 can be extended to ISO 80 to 25600. Thanks to the use of Bionz X processor, together with LSI chip and dedicated DRAM memory, the camera's efficiency enables taking photographs with the speed of 24f/s, or even 233 JPEG photographs in the 'Fine' quality in the buffer. The camera offers the fastest  autofocus in its class, based on 315 phase-detection points, with 65% frame coverage. The focusing time is 0.03s.

      Videos will be recorded in 4K HDR, in the resolution of 3840x2160, with the use of the Hybryd Long Gamma profile. Full HD materials will be recorded with the speed of 120f/s, and in slow motion, the camera will be able to record even 1000 frames per second.

      The lens of Sony RX100 VI is equipped with the zoom with the equivalent of 24-200mm and it is based on 15 lenses (10 aspherical ones, including 2 low-dispersion ones), placed in 12 groups. The aperture range is f/2.8 - f/4.5, and the new processor will be able to reduce greater noise of photographs taken in low light. 

      Sony RX100 VI is equipped with a full touch LCD screen with the resolution of 1228 thousand points. The screen can be folded by 180 degrees upwards and by 90 degrees downwards. This should certainly satisfy vloggers and selfie-lovers. The camera has a retractable electronic  viewfinder with the resolution of 2359 thousand points and the flash. 
       
      PHOTOS OF THE SONY RX100 VI 
      Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI

       
       
      FULL SONY RX100 VI TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
      FULL SONY RX100 VI TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION TYPE OF CAMERA & OPTICS
      Camera Type Compact
      Lens Mount Type No Lens Type Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar
        IMAGE SENSOR
      Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
      Crop Factor - Sensor Size 13.2 × 8.8mm Effective Pixels 20Mp Total Sensor Pixels 21Mp
      Image Ratio 1:1
      4:3
      3:2
      16:9
      Max Resolution 5472 × 3648
      Other Resolutions
      - Image Stabilization Optical Dust Reduction System No   PROCESSOR
      Processor Bionz X
        EXPOSURE
      Exposure Metering System Average
      Center-Weighted
      Multi 
      Spot
      Metering Methods -
      Exposure Modes Aperture Priority
      Intelligent Auto
      Manual
      Memory Recall
      Movie
      Panorama Shot
      Programmed Auto
      Scene Selection
      Shutter Priority
      Superior Auto
      Exposure Bracketing -   SENSITIVITY
      ISO Sensitivity 125-12800 Lowest ISO 80
      Highest ISO 25600
        WHITE BALANCE
      White Balance Presets - White Balance Bracketing 9   FILE SYSTEM
      Uncompressed Formats RAW
      Other Formats  JPEG   FOCUS
      Autofocus -
      Manual Focus Yes Number of Autofocus Points 315
      Autofocus Modes Contrast Detect (sensor)
      Phase Detect
      Multi-area
      Center
      Selective single-point
      Tracking
      Single
      Continuous
      Face Detection
      Live View
      Autofocus Stacking No Autofocus Fine Tune No Eye Autofocus
      No   SHUTTER
      Shutter Type Mechanical Slowest Shutter Speed 30sec
      Fastest Shutter Speed 1/2000sec Fastest Electronic Shutter Speed 1/32000sec
      Bulb Shutter Mode Speed: 30 - 1/32000 Second in Bulb Mode Shutter Release Modes - Top Shooting Speed - Buffer Size -
      Silent Shutter
      Yes Shutter Life Expectancy
      - Self-Timer Yes
        VIEWFINDER
      Viewfinder Type Electronic Viewfinder Resolution 2,359,296
      Viewfinder Coverage 100%
      Viewfinder Magnification 0.59×
        SCREEN
      Articulated LCD Tilting Screen Type TFT LCD Screen Size 3″
      Screen Dots 1,228,800
      Touch Screen Yes   FLASH
      Built-In Flash Yes
      Accessory Shoe No Flash Bracketing - Flash Modes Auto
      Flash On
      Off
      Rear Sync
      Red-Eye Reduction
      Slow Sync Flash Sync Speed - Dedicated Flash System -   VIDEO FEATURES
      Video Resolutions 3840 × 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 25p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 24p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 100p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 100p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 50p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 25p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 24p / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1280 × 720 @ 30p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1280 × 720 @ 25p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      Movie File Formats MPEG-4
      AVCHD
      XAVC S
      Video Compression H.264
      Movie Metering - Maximum Recording Time Up to 29min Audio Format AAC LC
      AC3
      Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
      Time-Lapse Recording No
        STORAGE
      Storage Types SD/ SDHC/SDXC
      Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
      Card Slots 1   CONNECTIVITY
      USB USB 2.0 
      (480 Mbit/sec)
      HDMI Yes 
      (micro-HDMI with uncompressed 4K/30p output)
      Microphone Port No
      Headphone Port No
      Wi-Fi Functionality Yes
      (802.11b/g/n built-in)
      Bluetooth - NFC Yes Remote Control Yes 
      (wired or smartphone)
      GPS No   MENU
      Total Settings - Supported Languages -
        POWER
      Battery Type NP-BX1
      Battery Life 240
      Battery Charger - AC Adapter AC-UB10C
      (Included)
      Internal Charging Supported - Vertical Battery Grip No
        PHYSICAL FEATURES
      Body Material - Weather Sealed No
      Dimensions (W × H × D) 102 × 58 × 43mm 
      4.02 × 2.28 × 1.69″
      Weight 301g 
      0.66lb
        WARRANTY
      Warranty Limited 1-Year
        PRICE
      MSRP US $ 1198 | UK £886 | DE €940
         
       
      SONY RX100 VI SPECS COMPARISON
       
      SONY RX100 VI DISCUSSION FORUM
       
      SONY RX100 VI VIDEO SAMPLE
       
       
      SONY RX100 VI ORDER LINKS
      Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Body - Amazon
       
      Please, support us and shop with affiliate links. THANKS! 🙂
       

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    • By MICHAEL GABLER
      QUICK LINKS
      Review: - Discussion: Forum Files: User Manual Tags: Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI | DSC-RX100 | DSC RX100 VI | RX100 VI Order Links: Amazon  
      QUICK SONY RX100 VI INFO
      Effective Pixels: 20Mp Sensor Size: 1″ (13.2 × 8.8mm) Max Image Resolution: 5472 × 3648 Max Video Resolution: 3840 × 2160 @ 30p ISO: 125-12800 Lens Mount: No Weight: 301g / 0.66lb Warranty: Limited 1-Year List Price: US $ 1198 | UK £886 | DE €940 Current Price: Amazon  
      DESCRIPTION OF SONY RX100 VI 
      Sony RX100 series are the most advanced compact cameras on the market. They are often used by professionals when the use of heavy professional cameras with replaceable optical system is not possible or does not make sense.

      RX100 VI is equipped with the 1'' sensor, in Exmor RS technology, with the resolution of 10.1Mp. The ISO range of 125 to 12800 can be extended to ISO 80 to 25600. Thanks to the use of Bionz X processor, together with LSI chip and dedicated DRAM memory, the camera's efficiency enables taking photographs with the speed of 24f/s, or even 233 JPEG photographs in the 'Fine' quality in the buffer. The camera offers the fastest  autofocus in its class, based on 315 phase-detection points, with 65% frame coverage. The focusing time is 0.03s.

      Videos will be recorded in 4K HDR, in the resolution of 3840x2160, with the use of the Hybryd Long Gamma profile. Full HD materials will be recorded with the speed of 120f/s, and in slow motion, the camera will be able to record even 1000 frames per second.

      The lens of Sony RX100 VI is equipped with the zoom with the equivalent of 24-200mm and it is based on 15 lenses (10 aspherical ones, including 2 low-dispersion ones), placed in 12 groups. The aperture range is f/2.8 - f/4.5, and the new processor will be able to reduce greater noise of photographs taken in low light. 

      Sony RX100 VI is equipped with a full touch LCD screen with the resolution of 1228 thousand points. The screen can be folded by 180 degrees upwards and by 90 degrees downwards. This should certainly satisfy vloggers and selfie-lovers. The camera has a retractable electronic  viewfinder with the resolution of 2359 thousand points and the flash. 
       
      PHOTOS OF THE SONY RX100 VI 
      Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI

       
       
      FULL SONY RX100 VI TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
      FULL SONY RX100 VI TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION TYPE OF CAMERA & OPTICS
      Camera Type Compact
      Lens Mount Type No Lens Type Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar
        IMAGE SENSOR
      Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
      Crop Factor - Sensor Size 13.2 × 8.8mm Effective Pixels 20Mp Total Sensor Pixels 21Mp
      Image Ratio 1:1
      4:3
      3:2
      16:9
      Max Resolution 5472 × 3648
      Other Resolutions
      - Image Stabilization Optical Dust Reduction System No   PROCESSOR
      Processor Bionz X
        EXPOSURE
      Exposure Metering System Average
      Center-Weighted
      Multi 
      Spot
      Metering Methods -
      Exposure Modes Aperture Priority
      Intelligent Auto
      Manual
      Memory Recall
      Movie
      Panorama Shot
      Programmed Auto
      Scene Selection
      Shutter Priority
      Superior Auto
      Exposure Bracketing -   SENSITIVITY
      ISO Sensitivity 125-12800 Lowest ISO 80
      Highest ISO 25600
        WHITE BALANCE
      White Balance Presets - White Balance Bracketing 9   FILE SYSTEM
      Uncompressed Formats RAW
      Other Formats  JPEG   FOCUS
      Autofocus -
      Manual Focus Yes Number of Autofocus Points 315
      Autofocus Modes Contrast Detect (sensor)
      Phase Detect
      Multi-area
      Center
      Selective single-point
      Tracking
      Single
      Continuous
      Face Detection
      Live View
      Autofocus Stacking No Autofocus Fine Tune No Eye Autofocus
      No   SHUTTER
      Shutter Type Mechanical Slowest Shutter Speed 30sec
      Fastest Shutter Speed 1/2000sec Fastest Electronic Shutter Speed 1/32000sec
      Bulb Shutter Mode Speed: 30 - 1/32000 Second in Bulb Mode Shutter Release Modes - Top Shooting Speed - Buffer Size -
      Silent Shutter
      Yes Shutter Life Expectancy
      - Self-Timer Yes
        VIEWFINDER
      Viewfinder Type Electronic Viewfinder Resolution 2,359,296
      Viewfinder Coverage 100%
      Viewfinder Magnification 0.59×
        SCREEN
      Articulated LCD Tilting Screen Type TFT LCD Screen Size 3″
      Screen Dots 1,228,800
      Touch Screen Yes   FLASH
      Built-In Flash Yes
      Accessory Shoe No Flash Bracketing - Flash Modes Auto
      Flash On
      Off
      Rear Sync
      Red-Eye Reduction
      Slow Sync Flash Sync Speed - Dedicated Flash System -   VIDEO FEATURES
      Video Resolutions 3840 × 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 25p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      3840 × 2160 @ 24p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 100p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 100p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 50p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 25p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1920 × 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
      1920 × 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1920 × 1080 @ 24p / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
      1280 × 720 @ 30p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      1280 × 720 @ 25p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
      Movie File Formats MPEG-4
      AVCHD
      XAVC S
      Video Compression H.264
      Movie Metering - Maximum Recording Time Up to 29min Audio Format AAC LC
      AC3
      Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
      Time-Lapse Recording No
        STORAGE
      Storage Types SD/ SDHC/SDXC
      Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
      Card Slots 1   CONNECTIVITY
      USB USB 2.0 
      (480 Mbit/sec)
      HDMI Yes 
      (micro-HDMI with uncompressed 4K/30p output)
      Microphone Port No
      Headphone Port No
      Wi-Fi Functionality Yes
      (802.11b/g/n built-in)
      Bluetooth - NFC Yes Remote Control Yes 
      (wired or smartphone)
      GPS No   MENU
      Total Settings - Supported Languages -
        POWER
      Battery Type NP-BX1
      Battery Life 240
      Battery Charger - AC Adapter AC-UB10C
      (Included)
      Internal Charging Supported - Vertical Battery Grip No
        PHYSICAL FEATURES
      Body Material - Weather Sealed No
      Dimensions (W × H × D) 102 × 58 × 43mm 
      4.02 × 2.28 × 1.69″
      Weight 301g 
      0.66lb
        WARRANTY
      Warranty Limited 1-Year
        PRICE
      MSRP US $ 1198 | UK £886 | DE €940
         
       
      SONY RX100 VI SPECS COMPARISON
       
      SONY RX100 VI DISCUSSION FORUM
       
      SONY RX100 VI VIDEO SAMPLE
       
       
      SONY RX100 VI ORDER LINKS
      Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VI Body - Amazon
       
      Please, support us and shop with affiliate links. THANKS! 🙂
       
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