Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 Review
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 specifications
|Price||US: $999 [check/order]|
|Sensor|| 21.5 x 14.4 mm CMOS sensor
RGB Color Filter Array
Built-in fixed low-pass filter
10.8 million total pixels
10.3 million effective pixels
3:2 aspect ratio
5.49 µm pixel pitch
|Images sizes|| 3888 x 2592 (10M)
3264 x 2176 (7M)
2748 x 1856 (5M)
2160 x 1440 (3M)
1296 x 864 (1M)
|File formats|| RAW (.SR2, records a JPEG at the
same time) *
JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - Fine, Standard
* Effectively a RAW+JPEG setting
|File sizes|| RAW: 20.0 MB + 3.6 MB JPEG
10M FINE JPEG: 3.6 MB
10M STD JPEG: 2.3 MB
7M FINE JPEG: 2.6 MB
5M FINE JPEG: 2.0 MB
3M FINE JPEG: 1.4 MB
1M FINE JPEG: 0.5 MB
* All taken at ISO 160, JPEG sizes will increase with noise / detail
|Image Processor||"Real Image Processor"|
|Lens|| 24 - 120 mm equiv.
5x optical zoom
Carl Zeiss T*
F2.8 - F4.8
12 elements in 10 groups (4 aspherical)
Lens cap and flower hood included
|Zoom control|| Mechanically linked
Zoom ring at front of barrel
|Lens Thread||67 mm|
|Digital zoom|| Precision Digital: 2x (all
Smart: Increases at smaller sizes
|Focus modes|| Auto Focus
|Auto Focus Modes||
|Auto Focus Areas|| Multi-Point AF (5 area auto
Spot AF (flexible)
|AF Illumination lamp|| Yes, Orange lamp
Range: (W) 2.3 m, (T) 2.7 m
|Manual Focus|| Focus ring at rear barrel (focus by wire)
AF button active in MF mode
Full screen magnification during MF (high resolution)
|Normal focus range||50 cm (19.7 in)|
|Macro focus range||35 cm (13.8 in)|
|Sensitivity equiv.|| Auto (160 - 400)
|Min shutter|| Auto: 1/8 sec
Program AE: 1 sec
Aperture Priority: 8 sec
Shutter Priority: 30 sec
Manual: Bulb (3 mins)
|Max shutter||1/2000 sec (all exposure modes)|
|Shooting Modes|| Auto
Scene mode: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Portrait
|Aperture Priority|| Wide: F2.8,
F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12, F14, F16
Tele: F4.8, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8.0, F9, F10, F11, F12, F14, F16
30, 25, 20, 15, 13, 10, 8, 7, 5, 4, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 1/1.3, 1/1.6, 1/2, 1/2.5, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000 sec
|Manual Exposure||Any combination of aperture and shutter speed above plus 'Time' which allows for very long exposures of up to three minutes.|
|Exposure Compen.|| +/- 2 EV
0.3 EV steps
Via rear command wheel
|AE Lock||Yes, dedicated button|
|Auto Bracketing|| 3 images
0.3, 0.7 or 1.0 EV steps
|Noise reduction|| Clear Color
Slow Shutter NR (slower than 1/25 sec)
|Color space|| sRGB (Standard, Vivid)
Color mode: Standard, Vivid, Adobe RGB)
|Picture Effects|| Off
|White Balance|| Auto
|WB Fine-Tune||Yes, +/-3 levels|
|Continuous|| 3.0 fps
Maximum 3 frames *
* As tested on our pre-production unit
|Built-in Flash|| Pop-up (powered)
Auto / Manual pop-up
Range: (W) 8.5 m, (T) 5.0 m (Auto ISO)
|Flash compensation|| +/- 2 EV
0.3 EV steps
|External flash|| Hot shoe
|Self-timer||Yes, 10 sec delay|
|Remote control||Optional wired|
|Video out||Yes, selectable NTSC / PAL|
|Storage|| Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro
Compact Flash Type I/II
Supports FAT32 (cards over 2 GB)
No storage included
|Viewfinder|| Electronic Viewfinder with
0.44" TFT LCD
|LCD|| 2.0" TFT LCD
Flip-up and twist (top mounted)
|Playback zoom||Yes, x1.1 - x5.0|
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
|Power|| Lithium-Ion InfoLithium
NP-FM50 (1200 mAh)
Supplied AC-L15 adapter / charger
|Weight (inc. battery)||995 g (2.2 lb)|
|Dimensions (inc. grip)||139 x 168 x 97 mm (5.5 x 6.6 x 3.8 in)|
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