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Sony Announces RX100 VI With 24-300mm Zoom Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

5 June 2018

Sony has announced its long-await RX100 VI compact digicam featuring a 24-300mm equivalent zoom matched to a 20.1-megapixel 1" CMOS sensor. The new compact can also shoot UHD 4K video at 30p with Full HD at up to 960 fps. A pop-up EVF and 3.0-inch tilting touchscreen round out the compact design.

The RX100 VI adds a touch shutter activated by tapping the LCD screen and a zoom control featuring customizable zoom speeds, particularly useful for video recording.


Highlights of the RX100 VI include:

  • 20.1-Mp 1" Exmor RS BSI CMOS sensor
  • BIONZ X image processor and front-end LSI
  • Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm f2.8-4.5 lens
  • UHD 4K 30p video with HLG & S-Log3 gammas
  • HFR Mode for Full HD video up to 960 fps
  • 0.39" 2.36m-Dot OLED pop-up EVF
  • 3.0-inch 921.6k-dot 180° tilting touchscreen
  • Fast hybrid AF system with 315 points
  • ISO 12,800 and 24 fps continuous shooting


Specifications for the RX100 VI include:

Sensor 20.1-megapixel 1" CMOS sensor
Aspect ratios: 1:!, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image Stabilization Yes, optical
Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/PRO Duo/PRO HG-Duo
Viewfinder 0.39" 2.36m-dot OLED pop-up EVF
Monitor 3.0-inch LCD rear tilting touchscreen
921,600 pixels
4 to +3 m diopter adjustment
100 pct. coverage
Shutter Mechanical: 4 to 1/2000 second
Electronic: 4 to 1/32,000 second
Frame Rate Up to 24 fps at 20.1-Mp for up to 233 JPEAG frames
ISO Auto, 125 to 12,800
Extended Mode: 80 to 12,800
Autofocus Yes
Live View Yes
Flash Built-in
1.31 to 19.36 feet (W)
3.28 to 10.17 feet (T)
No external flash connection
Movie 3840 x 2160p: 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
1920 x 1080p: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
1920 x 1080i: 60 fps, 50 fps
1280 x 720p: 30 fps, 25 fps
1920 x 1080p: 240 fps, 480 fps, 960 fps
1824 x 1026p: 240 fps, 480 fps, 960 fps
1676 x 566p: 240 fps, 480 fps, 960 fps
1920 x 1080p: 250 fps, 500 fps, 1000 fps
1824 x 1026p: 250 fps, 500 fps, 1000 fps
1676 x 566p: 250 fps, 500 fps, 1000 fps
Clips up to 29 Min
Built-in stereo mic
Connectivity 802.11b/g/n
HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
Power NP-BX1 rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
3.6 VDC, 1240 mAh
AC adapter included
Dimensions 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 inches
Weight 10.62 oz.

Focal Length 9mm to 72mm (35mm equivalent: 24-200mm)
Aperture Maximu: f2.8 (W) to f4.5 (T)
Minimum Focus 3.15 inches (W)
3.28 feet (T)
Optical Design 15 elements in 12 groups
8 aspherical elements
Autofocus Yes


Sony said the RX100 VI will ship in Europe in July for $1,198. Both Adorama and B&H are now accepting pre-orders.

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