DPReview Published the Sony RX100 VI Review (83% Overall Score)

DPReview has completed their full in-depth review for the Sony RX100 VI, and the new Sony RX100 VI achieved an impressive 83% overall score and Silver Award from the experts at DPReview.

Sony RX100 VI Key Features:

  • 20.1MP 1″ Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* f/2.8-4.5 Lens
  • 24-200mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • UHD 4K30p 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″ 921.6k-Dot 180° Tilting Touchscreen
  • Fast Hybrid AF System with 315 Points
  • ISO 12800 and 24 fps Continuous Shooting

What we like:

  • Hugely flexible lens range with good quality throughout
  • JPEGs with good color and detail
  • Excellent dynamic range
  • Highly detailed video
  • Eye-AF makes portraiture simple
  • Class-leading autofocus tracking
  • 24 frame per second shooting
  • Very good viewfinder
  • Genuinely small
  • USB charging is handy

What we don’t:

  • Complex user interface
  • Overcomplicated and confusing autofocus system
  • Low light performance limited by lens
  • Under-utilized touchscreen
  • Lack of ND filter restricts video shooting
  • Lack of Mic socket undermines video
  • No in-camera Raw conversion
  • No external charger included

Conclusion from DPReview:

The RX100 VI is a very capable camera, combining a flexible zoom range with impressive autofocus. However, the small maximum aperture required to keep the size down limits the image quality in some situations. The relatively high price means you have to really want its unequaled combination of capability and size.

Sony RX100 VI: $1,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip: $99.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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