Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI – A Vlogger’s Delight
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI is the difference between mobile and professional camera
Sony’s much anticipated Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI is now available here in the Middle East. Billed as the vlogger’s camera, Sony just showed all mobile makers the difference that a real camera can make due to its one-minded mission of shotting and capturing those valuable images of life. The RX100 is the premium series of camera offered by the imaging giant – Sony, besides producing some of the best and high-quality stuff is known in the audio/ video industry, Sony also owns the almost entire of the Hollywood under the banner Sony Pictures. Along with Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI, Sony also introduced the VCT-SGR1, a versatile and compact new Shooting Grip best suited for its RX0 and RX100 series of cameras.
Just like other revolutionary products Sony has introduced in the past like Walkman and Blu-ray disc format, Sony was among the pioneer in introducing the all-new concept in the point-and-shoot camera as Digital-Still-Camera (DSC) devoiding of the processing film. However, that was a thing of past now, just like the cassette and processing films are obsolete and then with the emergence of the smartphones with the capable camera features point-and-shoot cameras were now only meant for the start-ups or maybe as unwanted gifts. This allowed the space for the real SLR (Single-Lens-Reflective) camera to reign all-over: with more professional features and flexibility of lens changing and a whole lot of aspects the point-and-shoot camera will struggle.
In comes, Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI, reviving the travel photography with a more professional approach than a mobile phone camera with limited capabilities and with much less hassle of a SLR camera which requires its own dedicated carrying bag pack.
Here are some salient features of Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI which makes it a standout camera on its own. The digital-still-camera offers a wide perspective for outdoor shooting from the newly designed premium quality ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T 24-200mm1 F2.8-4.5 lens giving you an expansive zoom range. A lightning-fast autofocus (AF) from its Fast Hybrid AF system that ultimately allows the camera to lock focus in as little as 0.03 seconds. These innovative feature combines the respective advantages of 315-point focal-plane phase-detection AF points that cover approximately 65 percent of the sensor and contrast-detection.A rapid continuous shooting mode for sports activities. A highly capable full AF/AE tracking feature where it can capture every movement with up to 24 frames per seconds and up to 233 continuous shots.
For all the vloggers this Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI offers a selfie mode fully tiltable touch LCD screen. Getting into the skin of the details, this palm-sized camera is loaded with features to please the most variety of customers. Fast Hybrid AF, the focal-plane phase-detection AF points ensure accurate focusing and tracking performance, even for the severe focusing requirements of 4K movie shooting. And for the For the first time in a Cyber-shot camera, the RX100 VI features 4K HDR compatibility thanks to its new HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) picture profile that offers an instant HDR workflow solution. Additional professional caliber video features include S-Log3/S-Gamut3, 120p Full HD mode, Picture Profile, proxy recording and more. The RX100 VI is able to record super slow motion video at either 240fps, 480 fps or 960 fps.
New VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip for RX0 and RX100 Series Cameras
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI is the smart digital still camera with smart features and improved video capabilities at a pro-level and all in a remarkably compact body. Ideal for vlogging, travel photography, self-portraits and much more, the new VCT-SGR1 is a vertically-oriented shooting grip that attaches to Sony’s RX0 and RX100 series of cameras1 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 Cyber-shot DSC RX100 VI and its smart shooting grip VCT-SGR1 will be available at KANSAS – Sony Camera Store Partner at Mall of Emirates, Sony Centre in The Dubai Mall and across all key retail outlets in the UAE in July. Below is a Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX Series Comparison and the suggested prices from the Sony Middle East.
|Camera Model||Retail Price|
|RX100 VI||AED 4,899|
|RX100 V||AED 3,699|
|RX100 IV||AED 3,299|
|RX100 III||AED 2,799|
|VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip||AED 409|