LCD and Viewfinder
Sony RX100 V has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,229k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Sony RX100 V will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
RX100 V has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots and coverage of 100%.
Sony RX100 V can shoot continuously at max speed of 24.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec . Unfortunately RX100 V doesn't have an external flash port so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Sony RX100 V features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 315 points to choose from.
With Sony RX100 V, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4, AVCHD and XAVC S formats. This means that Sony RX100 V provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness. There is also a high speed mode where you can capture videos at 960 for ultra slow motion videos. It has a Mono speaker but no built-in microphone.
Sony RX100 V doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Large sensor compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Fujifilm X100F or Fujifilm X100T in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Sony RX100 V features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, RX100 V can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our RX100 V. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & USB charger port.
Battery Sony RX100 V is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 220 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Large sensor compact type cameras is 310 shots, Sony RX100 V has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend RX100 V owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Compact Cameras
Leica X Vario with its 450shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Sony RX100 V vs Leica X Vario or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Sony RX100 V is $998.00