Sony DSC-RX1 Digital Camera, HD 1080p, 24.3MP, 3” LCD Screen

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The Sony RX1 is not only a powerful, portable digital compact camera, it’s also the worlds smallest full frame camera. Enjoy richer shots in all conditions with the creative flexibility to add your own take. It’s also ideal for everyday exploring with a 24.3MP sensor, a large aperture, fixed focal length F2.0 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T lens and full manual controls.

Key benefits:

  • A Full Frame Exmor CMOS sensor and BIONZ processor deliver detailed, vivid shots, better than many DSLRs. When you want to capture the scene exactly as it is, the Full Frame sensor has a wide dynamic range for delicately lighting and expressive colours.
  • The shot you want, how you want it, every time. The lens of the RX1 has an aperture and focus ring, as well as on-the-body adjustment buttons right at your fingertips. There’s an exposure compensation dial, exposure lock, and even a custom button for your own settings.
  • Sony’s BIONZ processor ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and responsive shooting.
  • A Carl Zeiss Sonnar lens offers brighter, clearer pictures. It creates sharp, high contrast results, while the multilayer T coating reduces ghosting and flare, for even greater image clarity.
  • Capture Full HD quality video clips at the touch of a button. Smoothly adjust focus and exposure while you’re shooting, just like a professional movie-maker. Your audience will be impressed by the polished, cinematic results. Shoot high quality AVHCD video with every frame at Full HD 1080 resolution. Choose cinematic 24p, for clips with a movie look.
  • Low light? No problem - lens and sensor work together in the RX1 to deliver a particularly high ISO level – right up to ISO 102400 in Multi Frame NR mode, for crisper images in low light. Multi Frame NR (noise reduction) mode creates a single bright photo from six images shot continuously.
  • Macro mode shortens the minimum focus distance to 20cm and sets the magnification ratio to 0.26 for close-up photography.
  • Sweep Panorama stitches together a burst of images to create extra-wide panoramic landscapes, city scenes and more.
  • Experience the full range of tonal gradations with the Intelligent Auto HDR (high dynamic range) setting.
  • Includes: battery, AC adapter, micro USB cable, shoulder strap, lens cap, shoe cap.

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Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Approx 220 shots per charge
Camera Type
Digital Compact
Micro USB, Hi-Speed USB, Micro HDMI®, Microphone Jack, Multi Interface Shoe
H65.4 x W113.3 x D69.6cm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
Eligible for International Delivery
GPS Information Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken
Image Stabilisation Information Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
Lens Size Information Also known as focal length, this is the distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
Maximum ISO Rating Information Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and, thus, performance in low-light settings
Memory Card Type
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Model name / number
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Power Supply
Li-ion battery
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
Sensor Type
Shooting Modes
Sweep Panorama
Touch Screen
Video Resolution
1080p HD video
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
Zoom (optical) Information Higher the zoom, the closer you can get to the subject. In optical, the lens physically moves, maintaining more quality than digital zoom.


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  • UK delivery

    Standard delivery within 5 working days
    Next or named day delivery
    Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am
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  • International delivery not available


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