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Sony India launches Premium Compact Camera RX100 VII for Rs. 96,990/-

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Sony India today announced a new addition to its award-winning series of RX cameras with the launch of the RX100 VII (model DSC-RX100M7). Utilising technologies developed for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless camera Alpha 9, the RX100 VII achieves new levels of performance in a compact camera, in both stills and movie shooting, inspiring the user to feel confident that they are armed with professional-level power in their pocket for spontaneous shooting in everyday life.

Sony RX100 VII India price

“The RX100 VII sets new standards for both photography and videography in a compact camera and we are confident that its phenomenal speed and AF capabilities will be very well received by customers,” said Hiroyuki Tokuno, Head of Digital Imaging Division, Sony India, “Users will feel the reassurance that they have the power of an Alpha 9 in their pocket, in compact form, so they can trust this camera in any given situation.”

  1. Newly developed 1.0-type stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and latest generation BIONZ X™ image processor

The RX100 VII is powered by a newly developed 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor and the latest generation BIONZ X image processor. This combination delivers new levels of autofocus performance and achieves speed breakthroughs that have previously only been seen on the Alpha 9. Flexibility of shooting is ensured by a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm F2.8-4.5 high magnification zoom lens, making the RX100 VII a versatile choice for all types of shooting scenarios and users, from photo enthusiasts to professionals. 

  1. World leading 357-point focal-plane phase-detection AF + 425-point contrast-detection AF with world’s fastest502 sec high AF speed

The RX100 VII offers a world leading 357 focal-plane phase-detection AF points and 425 contrast-detection AF points. In addition, thanks to a newly optimised lens drive control, world’s fastest 0.02 sec AF acquisition time is realised. A major leap in AF/AE tracking performance during continuous shooting means the camera performs AF/AE calculations up to 60 times per second and captures fast moving action at 20fps with AF/AE tracking, ensuring that each moment is shot with swift and accurate focus. 

  1. Alpha 9-level speed performance with up to 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second and 20fps blackout-free shooting with AF/AE tracking

In addition, the image sensor realises blackout-free shooting for a completely live view, even when continuous shooting at 20fps; the same experience as the Alpha 9. The RX100 VII also debuts a new drive mode, Single Burst Shooting, for capturing the perfect high-speed shot at up to 90fps in JPEG/RAW format utilising the anti-distortion shutter. ‘Single Burst Shooting’ allows the photographer to frame fast moving action and shoot as if taking a single shot but the camera will deliver seven still images, taken at 90fps, 60fps or 30fps, so the user can select the perfect moment. 

  1. Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF for humans and animals

For the first time in a compact camera, the RX100 VII introduces advanced ‘Real-time Tracking’ and ‘Real-time Eye AF’ capabilities. ‘Real-time Tracking’ utilises Sony’s latest algorithm including artificial intelligence-based object recognition to ensure that subjects can be captured with excellent accuracy, even via the touch panel on the rear screen. ‘Real-time Eye AF’, the latest version of Sony’s acclaimed Eye AF technology, employs AI-based object recognition to detect and process eye data in real time, resulting in improved accuracy, speed and tracking performance of Eye AF for both humans and animals, and allows the photographer to concentrate exclusively on composition.

Sony India RX100 VII Compact Camera features

  1. Pro-level movie functionality including 4K HDR (HLG), Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF for movie shooting, 4K Active SteadyShot™, Vertical-position data recording for movies and integrated microphone jack

The compact and lightweight characteristics of the RX100 VII (approx. 302g / 102mm x 58mm x 43mm) mean it can always be carried around and can be mounted in places that larger cameras cannot. But its small factor belies a multitude of pro-level movie-making capabilities perfect for on-the-go shooting such as vlogging:

  • 4K in-body movie recording with full pixel readout and no pixel binning in high bit rate XAVC S™
  • Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF for video
  • 4K Active SteadyShot that is 8x more effective than 4K Standard SteadyShot
  • Integrated Microphone input
  • Hybrid Log-Gamma (HDR) / S-Gamut3.Cine / S-Log3, S-Gamut3/S-Log3
  • Compatibility with ‘Movie Edit add-on’ from the Imaging EdgeTM mobile application for movie stabilization and editing
  • Vertical-position data recording for movies
  • Interval Shooting for stunning time-lapse videos
  • Super Slow Motion recording at up to 1000fps
  • 180-degree flip screen for ease-of use whilst vlogging

Specification Comparison of RX100 VII Vs RX100 VI

  Model RX100 VII RX100 VI
Image sensor Size & Type 1.0“CMOS(BIS/Stacked) 1.0“CMOS(BIS/Stacked)
Number of effective pixels 20.1M 20.1M
Lens Angle of view (35mm format equivalent) 24-200mm 24-200mm
Maximum aperture F2.8-4.5 F2.8-4.5
Optical Image Stabilisation Yes Yes
 AF System Contrast & Phase Detection Contrast & Phase Detection
Points Phase detection: 357
Contrast: 425
Phase detection: 315
Contrast: 25
Speed 0.02sec 0.03sec
Eye AF [Still images] Human (Right/Left Eye Select)/ Animal [Still images] Human
Continuous Shooting With AF/AE 20fps (Blackout free) 24fps
Speed Priority
Others Single Burst Shooting

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Movie Resolutions/ Frame rate 4K: 30p/ 24p
FHD: 120p/ 60p/ 30p/ 24p
4K: 30p/ 24p
FHD: 120p/ 60p/ 30p/ 24p
Format XAVC S, AVCHD XAVC S, AVCHD
HFR 960fps, 240fps, 120fps 960fps, 240fps, 120fps
Vertical metadata Yes
Screen Size&Dots 3.0inch, 921K 3.0inch, 921K
Touch screen Yes Yes
Adjustable angle (degree) Up180, Down90 Up180, Down90
View Finder Size&Dots 0.39”, OLED, 2359k 0.39”, OLED, 2359k
Others Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
GPS BT link BT link
Mic Input Yes
Battery life
(CIPA)
With LCD 260 240
With EVF 240 220
Size/ weight

(CIPA)

Dimensions (Approx.)  101.6 x 58.1 x 42.8mm  101.6 x 58.1 x 42.8mm
Weight (Body only) (Approx.) 275g 274g
Weight (inc. Battery&Media) (Approx.) 302g 301g

 

Pricing and Availability

The RX100 VII camera will be available across all Sony Center, Alpha Flagship stores, Sony authorized dealers and major electronic stores across India.

Model Best Buy Availability
RX100 VII 96990 21st October-2019

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