The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Full Frame Compact Digital Camera is the world's first fixed-lens digital camera with a full-frame sensor. This large 35mm Exmor CMOS sensor enables DSLR-quality imaging in a point-and-shoot form factor (4.5 x 2.6 x 2.8" / 11.4 x 6.6 x 7.1 cm). In addition to 24MP JPEG or RAW still images, the RX1 will also shoot Full HD 1080p video at 24 or 60fps. The 35mm f/2.0 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* lens features a wide maximum aperture of f/2.0 with 9 iris blades, for reliable low-light performance and shallow depth of field with attractive bokeh (background blur). The multi-layered T* coating minimizes ghosting and flare caused by light reflection.
For framing and playback, the camera features a large 3" Xtra Fine LCD monitor with a 1,229k-pixel resolution. The screen uses WhiteMagic technology to improve visibility in bright daylight.
The RX1's sensor works with the BIONZ image processor to enable the camera to autofocus at high speed. Manual focusing is also available, and the camera has three distinct manual control rings for aperture, focusing, and macro.
The combination of the CMOS sensor and the BIONZ processor also allows for improved sensitivity, resulting in better low-light performance. The maximum selectable ISO setting is 25600, enabling low-light shooting without the camera's built-in pop-up flash. Also aiding you in darker conditions is Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, which enables clear, blur-free photos and video. SteadyShot also helps to eliminate motion blur when your subject or the camera moves during image capture.
The RX1 is capable of 5fps high-speed continuous shooting at full 24MP resolution, allowing you to capture fast action sequences. A multi interface hot shoe gives you the ability to attach optional accessories like an external flash unit or electronic viewfinder.
Auto HDR captures a greater dynamic range, combining the best highlight detail from one shot, the best mid-tones from a second, and the best shadow detail from a third into a single image.