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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Digital Camera with 24-200mm F2.8 – F4.5 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Zoom Lens – $1198

About Sony RX-100M6

Zoom in on the action and capture every moment

The RX100 VI features an impressive 24-200mm1 F2.8 – F4.5 high magnification ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, yet sacrifices none of the pocket-size portability, speed capabilities and high image quality that has become the hallmark of Sony’s RX100 lineup.

The 1” (1.0-type) 20.1MP Exmor RS™ stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and an upgraded BIONZ X™ image processing system with a front-end LSI maximizes processing speed and optimizes image quality in all shooting environments, while the incredibly efficient Fast Hybrid AF system with 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points can acquire focus in as little as 0.03 seconds and shoot at up to 24 fps at full resolution with continuous AF/AE tracking and produces beautiful 4Kvii video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning.

ALC: Sony Announces the RX100 VI: A Powerhouse Camera in a Tiny Package

Today, Sony has announced its brand new member of the RX series: the RX100 VI compact camera that’s sure to be new addition to your travel photography kit thanks to its impressive 8.3x optical zoom.

The camera’s most prominent feature is its stabilized 24-200mm, f/2.8-f/4.5 8.3X large aperture high magnification zoom lens that comes with a speedy 1.0-type 20.1MP Exmor RS CMOS sensor and a DRAM chip.

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High Magnification 24-200mm ZEISS lens

The RX100 VI features a new high magnification 24-200mm* F2.8 – F4.5 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T lens that packs the power of both 24-70mm and 70-200mm1 lens into a singular compact design. This is achieved thanks to its unique design featuring two ED (extra-low dispersion) aspherical glass elements and eight aspherical lens elements including four AA (advanced aspherical) lenses that work together seamlessly to deliver outstanding sharpness and image quality, from corner-to-corner at all focal lengths. The wide aperture throughout the zoom range delivers beautiful background defocus while the Optical SteadyShotTM image stabilization significantly reduces blurring.

*35mm format equivalent.

High Magnification 24-200mm ZEISS lens

World’s fastest* hybrid AF system

The RX100 VI brings a new level of AF performance and speed to compact cameras. It’s equipped with the world’s fastest2 hybrid autofocus system that combines the respective advantages of focal-plane phase detection AF and contrast detection AF – ultimately enabling the camera to lock focus in as fast as 0.03 seconds**.

*Among fixed lens digital cameras with 1” (1.0-type) sensor. As of June 2018 press release, based on Sony research.
**CIPA standard, internal measurement, at f=9.0mm (wide-end), EV6.9, Program Auto, Focus mode: AF-A, Focus area: Center.

World’s fastest2 hybrid AF system

Wide coverage 315 phase detection AF points

High speed focusing is a perfect complement to the dedicated 315 phase-detection AF points that covers approx. 65% of the image area of the sensor. With such wide-area high-density autofocus coverage, you can accurately focus on and capture your intended subject at high speed, even if it’s moving rapidly in unpredictable directions.

Wide coverage 315 phase detection AF points

High-density Tracking AF Technology

The RX100 VI employs Sony’s high-density tracking AF technology to ensure accurate, stable tracking performance throughout the 24-200mm1 range of the lens. This advanced technology leverages the benefits of focal-plane phase-detection sensors to concentrate AF points in a dense pattern around the subject location as its moving to keep subjects in continuous clear focus – even at high speeds.

High-density Tracking AF Technology

High-speed continuous shooting at 24fps* with AF/AE tracking

Designed to allow for high resolution, continuous shooting at high frame rates the RX100 VI features a 1″ Exmor RS® stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor w/ DRAM and front-end LSI that works with the BIONZ X® image processing engine to enable continuous shooting speed at impressive 24fps* with AF/AE tracking at full 20.12MP resolution. Thanks to a large buffer, the RX100 VI can capture up to 233 images** at this high speed which can be viewed immediately after shooting. Viewfinder blackout between shots has been minimized in this high-speed shooting mode, which greatly improves the ability to follow fast action and capture the decisive moment.

*Among fixed lens digital cameras with 1” (1.0-type) sensor. As of June 2018 press release, based on Sony research.
**CIPA standard, internal measurement, at f=9.0mm (wide-end), EV6.9, Program Auto, Focus mode: AF-A, Focus area: Center.

High-speed continuous shooting at 24fps4 with AF/AE tracking
1” (1.0-type) 20.1MP  Exmor RS® stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor w/ DRAM

1” (1.0-type) 20.1MP Exmor RS® stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor w/ DRAM

This large 1” (1.0-type) stacked back illuminated Exmor RS® image sensor with DRAM chip not only enhances efficiency and speed of A/D conversion through its stacked structure and more circuit sections; it also realizes super-fast readout speed. Together with the new BIONZ X™ image processing engine, it allows for stunning 20.1-megapixels at up to 24fps3 continuous shooting, blazingly fast shutter speed of up to 1/32000 sec., breathtaking 4k movie and super slow-motion HFR (High Frame Rate) movie clip recording of up to 960fps (40x), not to mention remarkable low-light capability with a wide sensitivity range (ISO 80-12,800)6 with reduced noise.

Clip-4K movie* w/ direct pixel readout, no pixel binning

Clip-4K movie* w/ direct pixel readout, no pixel binning

The pocket-size RX100 VI features Clip 4K for short – up to 5 minute – 4K (QFHD:3840×2160) movie recording directly to SD memory card7 – ideal for everyday casual use. High quality 4k is achieved by the 1” Exmor RS® CMOS sensor with full pixel readout and no pixel binning – resulting in images that exhibit higher resolution and less moire and jaggies than typical 4K movies. Moreover, the XAVC S™ format is incorporated to maximize high-bitrate shooting up to 100 Mbps for professional quality video. The focal plane phase detection AF system allows for fast hybrid AF during video and ensures accurate focusing and tracking performance, even for the severe focusing requirements of 4K movie shooting. AF drive speed and AF tracking sensitivity can also be adjusted via the menu system providing flexibility for focusing preferences.

*4K continuous recording is available for approx. 5 minutes. The duration available for the shooting may change according to shooting conditions. SDHC/SDXC memory card of Class 10 or higher is required for movie recording in XAVC S format. UHS-I (U3) SDHC/SDXC card is required for 100Mbps recording.

Optical SteadyShot™ Image stabilization

Built-in Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization technology – developed exclusively by Sony – pre-vents image blurring that can occur from hand-held still and movie shooting, especially in low light or at the far telephoto end of the zoom range. Image stabilization is equivalent to a faster shutter speed of 4.0 stops* at 200mm** telephoto, and ensures smooth, stable framing and excellent image quality.
*CIPA-standard, pitch/yaw directions, at 200mm (35mm format equivalent).
**35mm format equivalent.

Optical SteadyShot™ Image stabilization

Touch Focus and Touch Pad AF

Fast, simple, intuitive AF: With the Touch Focus function. Simply touch the LCD screen at the point in the image where you want to focus when you’re shooting stills or movies. When you’re monitoring with the viewfinder, the Touch Pad function lets you slide a finger on the LCD screen to shift focus. You can also set preferences according to which eye and hand you want to use and how far to reach your finger.

Touch Focus and Touch Pad AF

Touch Shutter on Tilt-able LCD monitor

For the first time in the RX series, the LCD monitor now incorporates the Touch Shutter, which allows you to intuitively activate the shutter simply by touching a point on the monitor. This makes it easier to shoot a scene when it might otherwise be difficult to press the shutter button, such as when shooting from high or low angles.
The tilt angle of the monitor has also been expanded, so you can tilt the monitor roughly 180° upwards and 90° downwards, to enable monitoring of the subject for selfies or even when you’re holding the camera high overhead above a crowd.

Touch Shutter on tiltable LCD monitor

Retractable OLED w/ EVF benefits and optical viewfinder immediacy

The new RX100 VI maintains the convenient pocket-sized design of the RX100 family and is equipped with a high-contrast 2.35 million dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ electronic viewfinder, ensuring true-to-life image preview and playback functionality. With a single push, the EVF conveniently pops-up and automatically extends the eye-piece. It features optics with ZEISS® T* coating that greatly reduces reflections. It has the ability to deliver continuous live shooting at up to 8fps – making it easy to track fast moving subjects. This offers photographers a shooting experience with the immediacy of an optical viewfinder, while still offering all of the benefits of an electronic viewfinder including a live preview of exposure, white balance and several other camera settings.

Retractable OLED w/ EVF benefits and optical viewfinder immediacy

Advanced Eye AF ideal for portrait shots

The Eye AF function has excellent tracking performance and a high degree of accuracy and stability as it automatically focuses on a subject’s eyes, even when the subject is looking down or away from the camera, or is in backlit scenes when the face of the subject is in partial darkness

Advanced Eye AF ideal for portrait shots

High speed Anti-Distortion Shutter

The high speed – up to 1/32,000 sec. – Anti-Distortion Shutter, minimizes the “rolling shutter” effect commonly experienced with fast moving subjects. This blazingly fast shutter speed also allows the camera to capture sharp, crystal clear images with a wide open aperture at brightness levels. Shooting at wide aperture with fast shutter speed allows photographers and videographers to capture beautiful content with sharply focused subjects and defocused backgrounds under some of the most difficult, bright lighting conditions.

High speed Anti-Distortion Shutter

Enhanced pro-video functions and NTSC/ PAL switchable

The RX100 VI includes professional movie functions such as; Picture Profile, S S-Log3/S-Gamut3, TC/UB (time code / user bit), Rec Control, Dual Video Recording, marker display function, etc. that have typically been available only in professional video cameras. You also have the choice of region setting between NTSC and PAL movie frame rates.

4K HDR10 using HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma)

The RX100 VI features 4K HDR10 thanks to its new HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) picture profile which supports an instant HDR workflow. Movies recorded in HDR (HLG) played back on a compatible TV will appear true-to-life, with fewer blocked shadows or blown highlights, without the need for color grading. The BT.2020 color space is supported, providing a wider color gamut. Four gamma settings are provided (HLG, HLG1, HLG2, HLG3). The HLG setting conforms to ITU-R BT.2100. The HLG1, HLG2, and HLG3 gamma settings provide wider dynamic range while retaining the overall appearance of current cameras. The balance of dynamic range and noise produced by each setting is different, allowing selection to best match the scene being recorded.

4K HDR10 using HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma)
Wi-Fi®/NFC™/QR code for easy file transfer and remote control

Wi-Fi®/NFC™/QR code for easy file transfer and remote control

Easily connect with NFC or QR code (for non-NFC devices) to smartphones or tablets with the built-in Wi-Fi® and Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile™ application available for Android™ and iOS platforms. Control your camera or transfer files to your device for fast and easy sharing without the need of a computer. When you’re done, you can use the free software to sort and manage your stills and video with PlayMemories Home™ or view and edit your RAW file with either Sony’s Imaging Edge software or Capture One Express (for Sony).

Comfortable control ring for manual operation

Comfortable control ring for manual operation

A unique control ring around the lens works in combination with an intuitive, display interface for meticulous SLR-type control over settings that satisfies even the most fastidious users. The control ring can be assigned to adjust various features (at various values) from basics like zooming and aperture to creative functions like Picture Effect. Moreover, it turns smoothly and seamlessly, allowing quiet, click-free usage while shooting movies including a new step-zoom function that enables instant selection of commonly used focal lengths.

The RX100 VI features an impressive 24-200mm1 F2.8 – F4.5 high magnification ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, yet sacrifices none of the pocket-size portability, speed capabilities and high image quality that has become the hallmark of Sony’s RX100 lineup.

The 1″ (1.0-type) 20.1MP Exmor RS stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and an upgraded BIONZ X image processing system with a front-end LSI maximizes processing speed and optimizes image quality in all shooting environments, while the incredibly efficient Fast Hybrid AF system with 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points can acquire focus in as little as 0.03 seconds and shoot at up to 24 fps at full resolution with continuous AF/AE tracking and produces beautiful 4Kvii video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning.


Sony VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip Shooting Grip and Tripod for Compact Cameras – $98

About Sony VCT-SGR1

Ideal vlogging camera grip and tripod

This compact, lightweight shooting grip for compact Cyber-shot™ cameras is ideal for vlogging, travel photography and video shooting Adjustable shooting angles and the ability to instantly convert to a mini tripod allows for creative and stable shots or selfies. The MULTI terminal connection means capture and zoom controls are right on the grip*, comfortable for both right- or left-handed people.

*DSC-RX100 is not compatible.

Ideal vlogging camera grip and tripod

Compact, lightweight shooting grip and tripod

This compact, lightweight shooting grip for compact Cyber-shot™ cameras* can instantly convert from handy grip to a stable mini tripod and is ideal for everyday use from vlogging, travel photography to video shooting.

*DSC-RX100 is not compatible.

Compact, lightweight shooting grip and tripod

Grip, selfies or tripod

The VCT-SGR1 shooting Grip for RX0 and RX100 series* cameras is easy to carry around for a wide range of scenes and daily use – from one handed control to selfies or as a convenient tripod with adjustable shooting angles Up: 70 degrees, Down: 100 degrees.

*DSC-RX100 is not compatible.

Grip, selfies or tripod

Camera control from grip

The MULTI USB terminal connects to compatible cameras With Intuitive camera operation in one hand. It offers camera control for capture and zoom* including shutter button, rec start/stop for video and zoom rocker switch for cameras with zoom lenses. The comfortable design is suitable for both right- or left-handed users.

*DSC-RX100 is not compatible.

Camera control from grip

Sony VCT-SGR1, a versatile and compact new Shooting Grip best suited for their RX0 and RX100 series of cameras.

Ideal for vlogging, travel photography and video shooting, self-portraits and much more, the new VCT-SGR is a vertically-oriented shooting grip that attaches to Sony’s RX0 and RX100 series of cameras via Multi/Micro USB Terminal. It is extremely compact and lightweight, and can adjust angles up 70 degrees or down to 100 degrees to capture different perspectives including high-angle shots, low-angle shots and self-portraits. The grip features several buttons at the top of the grip including shutter release, REC stop/start and zoom functionality, allowing for easy fingertip control for both right and left-handed usage. Additionally, the bottom of the grip can be spread-out and used as a tripod, making it an ideal accessory for group photos or low-light shooting conditions to avoid camera shake when shooting at slower shutter speeds.

Sony VCT-SGR1 Features

  • This compact, lightweight shooting grip for compact Cyber-shot cameras1 can instantly convert from handy grip to a stable mini tripod and is ideal for everyday use from vlogging, travel photography to video shooting.
  • The VCT-SGR1 shooting Grip for RX0 and RX100 series1 cameras is easy to carry around for a wide range of scenes and daily use – from one-handed control to selfies or as a convenient tripod with adjustable shooting angles Up: 70 degrees, Down: 100 degrees.
  • The MULTI USB terminal connects to compatible cameras With Intuitive camera operation in one hand. It offers camera control for capture and zooms 1 including shutter button, rec start/stop for video and zoom rocker switch for cameras with zoom lenses. The comfortable design is suitable for both right- or left-handed users.

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