RX100 III

  • Bright, wide angle ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 lens
  • Clear, retractable OLED Tru-Finder™ with ZEISS® T* coating
  • 20.1 effective megapixel back-illuminated 1.0-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and powerful BIONZ X processor
  • 50 Mbps high bit-rate Full HD movies with XAVC S support
  • LCD flips for easy selfies
  • 4K still image output
  • Evolved manual controls and new custom button
  • Support for PlayMemories Camera Apps

Develop for Sony cameras

The Sony Camera Remote API beta SDK allows you to develop apps to control a number of Sony cameras wirelessly from another device.

Supported APIs/SDKs

Image Sensor

  • 1.0-type (13.2 x 8.8mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor with back illumination technology, aspect ratio 3:2
  • Effective resolution: Approx. 20.1 megapixels
  • Image processor: BIONZ X

Lens

  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens)
  • f=8.8-25.7mm / 35mm format equivalent (Still Image 3:2) f=24-70mm
  • Maximum aperture F1.8(W)-2.8(T)
  • Zoom range: Optical (still image/movie): 2.9x; Clear Image Zoom approx. 5.8x

Screen

  • 7.5cm (3.0-type) (4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine TFT LCD
  • Adjusts up 180° / down 45° (approx.)

Viewfinder

  • 0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED), 1,440,000 dots
  • magnification approx. 0.59x with 50mm lens at infinity
  • -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.), retractable type

Image stabilisation

  • Still image: Optical SteadyShot
  • Movie: Optical SteadyShot Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type

Focus modes

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

Focus area

  • Wide / Centre / Flexible spot S/M/L / Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot)

Sensitivity (still image)

  • Auto (ISO125-12800, selectable with upper / lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO80/100), Multi-Frame NR1: Auto (ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Continuous shooting

  • Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 10 fps
  • Continuous Shooting: approx. 2.9 fps (AF-S)

Shooting modes

  • Superior Auto
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Program Auto (Program shift available)
  • Shutter Priority
  • Aperture Priority
  • Manual, Scene Selection
  • Movie, Sweep shooting

Picture Effect modes

  • Toy Camera
  • Pop Colour
  • Posterisation
  • Retro Photo
  • Soft High-key
  • Partial Colour
  • High Contrast Monochrome
  • Soft Focus
  • HDR Painting
  • Rich-tone Monochrome
  • Miniature
  • Watercolour
  • Illustration

Other Shooting functions

  • Eye AF
  • Face Detection
  • Face Registration
  • Smile Shutter
  • Quick Navi
  • Grid Line
  • Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll)
  • MR (memory recall)
  • Exposure Bracketing
  • White Balance Bracketing
  • Peaking
  • MF Assist
  • Auto Object Framing
  • Photo Creativity
  • Shooting Tips
  • Peaking
  • Zebra
  • Self-portrait timer

Built-in flash

  • Manual, pop-up

Still image record

  • [3:2 mode] 20M (5,472×3,648) / 10M (3,888×2,592) / 5M (2,736×1,824) [4:3 mode] 18M (4,864×3,648) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) / VGA [16:9 mode] 17M (5,472×3,080) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 4.2M (2,720×1,528), [1:1 mode] 13M (3,648×3,648) / 6.5M (2,544×2,544) / 3.7M (1,920×1,920) [Sweep Panorama] Wide (12,416×1,856 / 5,536×2,160), Standard (8,192×1,856 / 3,872×2,160)

Movie record

  • [AVCHD] 28M PS (1,920×1,080/50p) / 24M FX (1,920×1,080/50i) / 17M FH (1,920×1,080/50i) / 24M FX (1,920×1,080/25p) / 17M FH (1,920×1,080/25p)
  • [XAVC S] 50p 50M (1,920×1,080/50p) / 25p 50M (1,920×1,080/25p) / 100p 50M (1,280×720/100p)
  • [MP4]12M (1,440×1,080/25fps) / 3M VGA (640×480/25fps)

Battery life

  • Still Image – Monitor: Approx. 320 / Approx. 160min., Viewfinder: Approx. 230 / Approx. 115min.
  • Movies- Monitor: Approx. 50min., Viewfinder: Approx. 50min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB)

Dimensions

  • WxHxD: Approx. 101.6 x 58.1 x 41.0 mm (CIPA compliant)
  • Weight: Approx. 290g (Battery and Memory Stick Duo are included), Approx. 263g (Body Only)

In the box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Shoulder Strap Adaptor
  • Instruction Manual
  • 1. Achieved by overlay burst shooting.