Sony RX100M3 camera and a7s pricing announced

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The Sony RX100M3 is now officially announced. The US price is $798 and the camera is now available for pre-order. Sample images can be found here.

Sony also released the pricing of their a7s mirrorless camera (12MP, 4k video, high ISO of 409,600): $2498 (pre-order link).

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Sony RX100M3 main features:

  • 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

Sony RX100M3 Videos:

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Sony RX100M3 technical specifications:

Model RX100 III (DSC-RX100M3)
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=24-70mmMaximum 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 NR: Auto (ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Continuous shooting Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 10 fpsContinuous 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 (5,472x3,648) / 10M (3,888x2,592) / 5M (2,736×1,824) [4:3 mode] 18M (4,864x3,648) / 10M (3,648x2,736) / 5M (2,592x1,944) / VGA [16:9 mode] 17M (5,472x3,080) / 7.5M (3,648x2,056) / 4.2M (2,720x1,528), [1:1 mode] 13M (3,648x3,648) / 6.5M (2,544x2,544) / 3.7M (1,920x1,920) [Sweep Panorama] Wide (12,416x1,856 / 5,536x2,160), Standard (8,192x1,856 / 3,872x2,160)
Movie record [AVCHD] 28M PS (1,920x1,080/50p) / 24M FX (1,920x1,080/50i) / 17M FH (1,920x1,080/50i) / 24M FX (1,920x1,080/25p) / 17M FH (1,920x1,080/25p)[XAVC S] 50p 50M (1,920x1,080/50p) / 25p 50M (1,920x1,080/25p) / 100p 50M (1,280x720/100p)[MP4]12M (1,440x1,080/25fps) / 3M VGA (640x480/25fps)
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)
Supplied accessories Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Shoulder Strap Adaptor, Instruction Manual

Additional images:

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