Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III specifications

Price
MSRP$799
Body type
Body typeCompact
Body materialAluminum
Sensor
Max resolution5472 x 3648
Other resolutions3:2 mode: 3888x2592, 2736x1824; 4:3 mode: 4864x3648, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 640x480; 16:9 mode: 5472x3080, 2720x1528; 1:1 mode: 3648x3648, 2544x2544, 1920x1920
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors21 megapixels
Sensor size1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor typeBSI-CMOS
ProcessorBionz X
Color spacesRGB, AdobeRGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 125-12800
Boosted ISO (minimum)80
Boosted ISO (maximum)25600
White balance presets9
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationOptical
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsExtra fine, fine, standard
File format
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3, DCF v2.0)
  • Raw (Sony ARW v2.3)
Image parameters
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
  • Creative Style
  • Color space
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.)24–70 mm
Optical zoom2.9×
Maximum apertureF1.8–2.8
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomYes (5.8x)
Manual focusYes
Normal focus range5 cm (1.97)
Macro focus range5 cm (1.97)
Number of focus points25
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3
Screen dots1,228,800
Touch screenNo
Screen typeWhiteMagic TFT-LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.59×
Viewfinder resolution1,440,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Superior Auto
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Program Auto
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual Exposure
Scene modes
  • Portrait, sports action, macro, landscape, sunset, night scene, handheld twilight, night portrait, anti motion blur, pet, gourmet, fireworks, high sensitivity
Built-in flashYes
External flashNo
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Speed priority
  • Self-timer
  • Single bracket
  • Continuous bracket
  • WB bracket
  • DRO bracket
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec, self-portrait, continuous)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p/60i/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/30p/24p/120p), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
FormatMPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Videography notesSupports XAVC S with 50MBps bit rate
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone portNo
Headphone portNo
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote controlYes (with RM-VPR1 wired remote)
Physical
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionNP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA)320
Weight (inc. batteries)290 g (0.64 lb / 10.23 oz)
Dimensions102 x 58 x 41 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.61)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingNo
GPSNone