Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Announced Jun 10, 2015 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 70 mm (2.9×)

Because of brand loyalty, I was waiting for Nikon's DL series to be introduced. I was excited about the 120 fps slow motion and 4K capability. And the $650 price tag fitted right along my budget. Needless to say, I was very disappointed when it was delayed numerous times and finally declared dead. I was zooming in the Panasonic LX10 which was introduced right at that moment. But I was finally swayed after reading the in-depth review from DPR Roundup. I stayed with my budget by buying a ...

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Couscousdelight
 

I was looking for a pocketable but qualitative camera. I bought this one almost a year ago and have used it intensively, for photos & videos. Pros : (1) Camera size / image quality ratio : the best, i suppose. (2) Really pocketable ! (3) The lens is fantastic. It's sharp at all focals & all apertures. Well done Sony. (4) Video mode is ...

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The Sony RX100 IV is by far the best pocket camera I have ever owned. I “upgraded” from the RX100 II which was already great, and it has been well worth the expense. The shorter lens does occasionally feel a little limited, but by far that is outweighed by greater luminosity at the far end (2.8 vs 5.6), everything working faster, the viewfinder (that alone is almost worth the upgrade), the 4K and high speed video and better, albeit still cumbersome, firmware. I also own a Nikon D600 and a ...

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First of all why didn't I give this camera a 5 out of 5 rating? The zoom ratio for me should be more like 24-120 instead of 24-70. It's fine but if you had just that bit more telephoto you could really improve more of your portrait shots with it by blowing out the focus in the background. Anyway, that's not enough for me to hold back praising this camera and highly recommending it. I've used the Sony HX50V and the HX90V. Both are excellent cameras especially for their video shooting ...

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I've had Canons all through my photo years. My new Sony arrived yesterday and I charged it overnight.  At pre-dawn, I and grabbed this new RX100M4 because I wanted to see how the lens worked in low light. So, I snapped some photos around our darkened bedroom. You'd think the sun was completely up. The photos were bright and clear. This beats my Canons out (even with the f1.8 50 mm lens). It must be the larger sensor? Anyway, I had been holding off on opening the accessories I purchased to go ...

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Scott2257
 

I have used the Sony RX100 IV since last summer.  After watching the DP Review of this camera I found the video to be accurate in its conclusions.  In terms of battery life, the one thing that will help is to ensure you have turned off all wireless and NF resources when they are not in use.  I recently bought a screen protector and leather case from Sony and they both fit perfectly.  I initially chose this Sony over the competing Canon because in my opinion Sony has a bit better technology ...

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Hello I've had this brilliant little camera for just under a month. I bought it for a holiday in Singapore and the shots can be seen at http://www.britton-pictures.co.uk/Singapore-2015 I'm amazed at how small this camera is considering all the features that are packed into it.  Its actually no bigger than my old Canon PowerShot S80.  It actually looks tiny when you first get it out of the box.  The consequence is that the battery isn't very big and so other reviews say it doesn't last so long ...

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My full, detailed review with sample images is below - http://davidcandlish.photography/sony-rx100-4 Summarised conclusions - Conclusion Sony have once again produced a technical marvel. It's really exciting watching how they are innovating and it's great for photography. The image quality is good & the video capabilities are fantastic. It's a great camera. The headline new features are very exciting on paper and if you can shoot in conditions to take advantage of them they will give you ...

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I used the RX100 IV extensively during my recent trip to Costa Rica. I do mostly street and landscape photography and I use a camera and not my iPhone to memorise situations when I travel. The RX100 IV is an impressive piece of engineering that delivers excellent pictures given its size. Technically, the results cannot be compared with a full-format camera at all, of course. But the quality of a picture is not defined by its resolution anyway. I delivers good raws that had enough flexibility ...

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