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GENERAL
Model Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
Release Date 2016-10-06 2015-06-10 2014-05-15 2013-06-27 2012-08-28
Camera Type Large sensor compact Large sensor compact Large sensor compact Large sensor compact Large sensor compact
Current Price $998.00 $848.00 $678.00 $598.00 $448.00
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
20

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 5472 x 3648 5472 x 3648 5472 x 3648 5472 x 3648 5472 x 3648
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 1" 1" 1" 1" 1"
Sensor Dimensions 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Area
116mm2
116mm2
116mm2
116mm2
116mm2
Max ISO

12800

12800

12800

12800

25600

Min ISO

125

125

125

160

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Continuous Shooting 24.0 fps 16.0 fps 10 fps 10 fps 10 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 3 3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps) (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer Optical Optical Optical Optical Optical
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 10.20 m (at Auto ISO) n/a n/a 15.00 m (ISO Auto (W)) n/a
Max Flash Sync n/a n/a 1/2000s 1/2000s 1/2000s
Flash Modes n/a n/a n/a Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic (optional) None
Viewfinder Resolution 2,359k dots 2,359k dots 1,440k dots no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100% 100% n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification 0.59 0.59 0.59 n/a n/a
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Tilting Tilting Tilting Tilting Fixed Type
Technology n/a n/a n/a Xtra Fine WhiteMagic TFT LCD WhiteMagic TFT LCD
Screen Size
3″
3″
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 1,229k dots 1,229k dots 1,229k dots 1,229k dots 1,229k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p/60i/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/30p/24p/120p), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p/60i/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/30p/24p/120p), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • XAVC S
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • XAVC S
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • XAVC S
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
Microphone Type Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 299 g 298 g 290 g 281 g 240 g
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 38 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Body Sealing No No No No No
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

220 Shots

280 Shots

320 Shots

350 Shots

330 Shots

Storage Media SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In Built-In Built-In Eye-Fi Connected
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens
Focal Range(35mm) 24-70 mm 24-70 mm 24-70 mm 28-100 mm 28-100 mm
Focal Length Multiplier n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Optical Zoom 2.9x 2.9x 2.9x 3.6 3.6
Max Aperture F1.8-2.8 F1.8-2.8 F1.8-2.8 F1.8-4.9 F1.8-4.9
Macro Focus Range 5 5 5 5 5
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 315 25 25 25 25
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
Current Price $998.00 $848.00 $678.00 $598.00 $448.00