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  • 35mm full frame Exmor ® CMOS sensor producing an effective 24.3 megapixel

  • Bionz™ image processing engine

  • Built-in Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T lens with a max aperture of f/2

  • Full HD video recording

  • Continuous shooting speed of 5 fps

  • ISO sensitivity of up to 25600

  • Contrast detect AF system with 25 AF points

  • Built-in flash

 Sony Cybershot RX1R Premium Compact Digital Camera

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Cybershot RX1R Premium Compact Digital Camera is a powerful camera built around a full frame (35mm) Exmor ® CMOS sensor with an effective 24.3 megapixel. The camera features Bionz™ image processing engine and a Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T lens that has a maximum aperture of f/2. The other major features of the camera include full HD video recording, 5 fps continuous shooting speed, ISO sensitivity of up to 25600 and a contrast-detect AF system that sports 25 AF points.


Camera Type :


Lens Compatibility :

Fixed lens


Lens Type :

Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens, 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspheric elements including AA lenses)

Aperture :

F2.0 - 22

Aperture (Max.) :


Aperture (Min.) :


Digital Zoom :

Still Image: 24M approx. 4x / 10M approx. 6.1x / 4.6M approx. 9.1x Movie: Approx. 4x

Focal Length (35mm equivalent) :

[Still Image 3:2] f=35mm [Still Image 16:9] f=37mm [Still Image 4:3] f=48mm [Movie 4:3] f=48mm (SteadyShot® On), f-37mm (SteadyShot Off) [Movie 16:9] f=44mm (SteadyShot® On), f=45mm (SteadyShot Off)

Aperture Blade :

Iris diaphragm (9 blades)

Clear Image Zoom :


Exposure System

Metering Modes :

Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Metering Sensitivity :

EV 0 to 20 (at ISO100 equivalent)

Exposure Compensation :

+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

Exposure Settings :

[Still] Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto (Program shift available), Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Scene Selection, Movie, Sweep Panorama [Movie] Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual

Scene Mode(s) :

Hand-Held Twilight, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Portrait, Sports Action, Sunset

D-Range Optimizer :

Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0 – 6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)

Auto Exposure Lock :

Yes (AE Lock button). Can be disabled from menu


[Still Image] ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step, expandable to ISO 50/64/80) Auto ISO 100 - 25600, selectable with upper / lower limit Multi Frame NR: Auto (ISO 100-25600, selectable with upper/lower limit), 100-102400 (1 EV step )

Creative Style :

Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night Scene, Portrait, Sepia, Standard, Sunset, Vivid Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps)

White Balance Mode :

Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor (Warm White) / Fluor (Cool White) / Fluor (Day White) / Fluor (Daylight) / Flash / C. Temp., Filter / Custom

Color Temperature :

2500 – 9900K with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7), Custom

Exposure Bracketing :

3 continuous or single shots in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps

ISO Sensitivity (Movie) :

[Movie] Auto ISO: 100 - 3200 equivalent, ISO 100-6400 equivalent (1/3 EV step)

Picture Effect(s) :

[Still Image] Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration [Movie] Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome

Convenience Features

Media/Battery Indicator :


View & Index :

Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram and highlight/shadow warning, 4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 13.6x, M: 9.9x, S: 6.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2sec, Off), Image orientation (On/Off), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (still), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect

Weights and Measurements

Dimensions (Approx.) :

4-1/2'' × 2-5/8'' × 2-3/4'' (113.3 x 65.4 x 69.6 mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions

Weight (Approx.) : With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo Approx. 17 oz. (482 g)

Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) :

Approx. 16 oz. (453 g)

Service and Warranty Information

Limited Warranty Term :

1 Year Parts & Labor

Imaging Sensor

Imaging Sensor :

35mm full-frame (35.8mm x 23.9mm) Exmor® CMOS Sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

Processor :

BIONZ® image processor

Pixel Gross :

24.7M pixels (approx.)

Effective Picture Resolution :

24.3M pixels (approx.)

Color Filter System :

RGB primary color filters

LCD Display

LCD Type :

3.0” (7.5cm) (4:3) / 1,229,000 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

Brightness Control :

Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather mode

Coverage :

100% Field of View

Live View :

Continuous Live View

Real-time image adjustment display :

Yes (On/Off)

Histogram :

Yes (On/off)

Peaking :

Yes Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off Color: White/Red/Yellow

Grid Display :

Yes (Rule of Thirds, 4x6 Square, Diagonal & 4x6 Square Grids, Off)

Customization :

Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Drive System

Drive Mode :

Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority Continuous, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay), Self-timer (Cont.), Self-portrait One-person, Self-portrait Two-person, (with 10 sec. delay; 3/5 exposures), Bracketing

Continuous Shooting Speed :

Speed Priority Continuous mode: Approx. 5 fps, Continuous mode: Approx. 2.5 fps (AF-S)

Self-timer :

10 sec. / 2 sec. / Self-portrait One-person/ Self-portrait Two-person/ Self timer Continuous (3 or 5 shots)

Shutter Speeds :

Program Auto (30 - 1/4000*)/ Aperture Priority (30 - 1/4000*)/ Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000*)/ Manual (Bulb, 30 - 1/4000*)(*Maximum speed at F5.6 or greater aperture value. Maximum speed at F2.0 is 1/2000 sec.)

Burst Buffer :

JPEG Standard (22 shots) JPEG Fine (16 shots) JPeG Extra Fine (24 shots) RAW (15 shots) RAW+JPEG (12 shots)

Advanced Features

Auto High Dynamic Range :

Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)

Sweep Panorama :

Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)

Face Detection :

On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected

Smile Shutter™ technology :

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Image Stabilization :

[Still Image] Optical [Movie] Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti-rolling)

Priority Setting (for Face Detection) :

Yes (eight faces max)


Battery Type :

InfoLITHIUM® NP-BX1 (3.6V)

Battery Capacity :

1080 mAh

Number of Still Images :

Up to 270 images with LCD monitor (Standard Quality, CIPA standard)

Power Consumption (in Operation) :

Approx. 2.0W


Media Type :

Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

Color Space :

sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

Still Image Mode :

JPEG (Standard, Fine, Extra Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

Still Image Max Effective Resolution :

24.3 Megapixels

Still Image Size 16:9 :

L:20M (6000 x 3376) / M: 8.7M (3936 x 2216) / S: 3.9M (2640 x 1488)

Still Image Size 3:2 :

L: 24M (6000 x 400) / M: 10M (3936 x 2624) / S: 4.6M (2640 x 1760)

Panorama Still Image Size :

Horizontal Standard (8192 x 1856 / 3872 x 2160), Horizontal Wide (12416 x 1856 / 5536 x 2160) 3D Sweep Panorama: N/A

Video Format :

AVCHD Ver. 2.0 / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))

Video Mode :

AVCHD: 28M PS (1920 x 1080, 60p) 24M FX (1920 x 1080, 60i) 17M FH (1920 x 1080, 60i) 24M FX (1920 x 1080, 24p) 17M FH (1920 x 1080, 24p) MP4: 12M (1440 x 1080, 30 fps) 3M VGA (640 x 480, 30 fps)

Video Signal :

NTSC color, EIA standards

Audio Format :

Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC

Microphone/Speaker :

Built-in Stereo Microphone

Still Image File Format :

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

Wind Noise Reduction :

Yes (On/Off)

Focus Control

Focus System :

Contrast-detect AF

Focus Points :

25 points

AF Modes :

Single-shot AF (AF-S) / Continuous AF (AF-C) / Direct Manual Focus (DMF) / Manual Focus

Focus Area :

Multi point AF (25 points) / Center weighted AF / Flexible spot / Flexible spot (tracking focus) / Flexible spot (face tracking)


Flash Type :

Built-in, Pop-up Auto

Flash Metering System :

Pre-flash TTL

Flash Modes :

Flash Mode: Auto / Fill-flash / Slow Sync / Rear Sync / Off Wireless (using compatible external flash)

Flash Compensation :

±2.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 EV steps)

Flash Coverage :

ISO Auto: 1’ to 49’ 2” (0.30m to 15.0m) (W) / 1’ 9” – 18’ 8” (0.55m to 5.7m) (T) ISO 12800: Up to 98’ 5” (30.0m) (W) / 37’ (11.3m) (T)

Recycling Time :

Approx. 3 sec.

Guide Number :

6 (in meters at ISO 100)

Flash Bracketing :

±2.0 EV


Memory Card Slot :

Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

HD Output :

HDMI® (Type D micro)

USB Port(s) :

USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)

BRAVIA® Sync™ :

Yes, via HDMI® with compatible BRAVIA HDTV (link menu)

PhotoTV HD :

Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable

Microphone Input :

Yes, MI Shoe + Optional ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone

Remote Commander :

Yes, via RM-VPR1

Accessory Shoe :

Multi Interface Shoe


Yes, via AC-UB10 AC charger and USB cable

Tripod Mount :

Yes (1/4" diameter, 20 threads per inch)


Supplied Software :

Supplied Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter Version 4 (via software download from camera)

Operating System Compatibility :

PlayMemories Home: Windows® XP SP3, Windows Vista® SP2, Windows®7 SP1, Windows®8 (PlayMemories Home is not Mac compatible); PlayMemories Online Uploader: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista® SP2, Windows®7 SP1, Windows® 8, Mac OS X (v10.5- v10.8); Image Data Converter Version 4.2: Windows® XP SP3,Windows Vista® SP2,Windows®7 SP1,Windows®8, Mac OS X (v10.5- v10.8)

  • Micro USB cable

  • Shoe cap

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)

  • Shoulder strap

  • Cleaning Cloth

  • AC Adaptor (AC-UD11)

  • Lens cap

  • Instruction Manual

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