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Full frame.
Palm size.

Sony introduces the world’s first compact digital camera with a 35mm full-frame sensor With its pro-level image quality, comfortable dimensions, and timeless design the RX1 series presents a compact camera with infinite possibilities.


RX1R Professional Compact Camera with 35 mm Sensor


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RX1 (with Low-pass Filter)


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RX1R (without Low-pass Filter)


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Extraordinary photographs

Whether you’re capturing a fashion shot, friend’s portrait, or anything in between, the RX1 series’ ZEISS® lens and 35mm Full Frame 24MP Exmor™ CMOS sensor ensure each image has razor-sharp details, smooth color gradations, and beautiful bokeh to best highlight your subject.

24MP 35mm full-frame Exmor sensor

Other cameras force you to choose between image quality or portability, but the RX1 gives you both. Its 35mm full-frame 24MP Exmor™ CMOS sensor is the same as what’s used in Sony’s professional-level SLT-A99

Professional ZEISS® lens

Legendary ZEISS® expertise delivers a sophisticated fixed focal-length lens with a bright F2.0 maximum aperture to get everything from candid street shots to studied nature compositions.

Powerful processing engine

Sony’s fast, high-fidelity BIONZ® image processor captures every nuance of the scene even shooting at a rapid 5 fps, while its 14-bit RAW format conversion extends your ability to manipulate the shot later.

Three advances, one amazing package

Sony engineered the lens, sensor, and processing engine with a precision beyond that achievable with an interchangeable-lens camera. With a fixed lens, these three key elements were fine-tuned to complement each other perfectly for stunning results.

  • Sophisticated design
  • Meticulous craftsmanship
  • Outstanding quality
  • Magnesium body

See the light

The sophisticated, large aperture (F/2.0 maximum) lens from Zeiss® is remarkably bright while remaining unusually compact.

Take a shot in the dark

See it all with a OLED (XGA) Tru-Finder™ and a 100% field of view.

Pro-level processing

The ultra-detailed 14-bit RAW output capability gives photographers the precise control necessary for lossless fine-tuning of contrast, exposure, saturation, white balance, and more.

Add accessories. And inspiration.

One mount, many possibilities

Enhance your RX1 with advanced accessories that attach to its multi interface shoe—a standard mount upgraded by smart data transfer. With the multi interface shoe, you can enjoy extensive data capabilities with Sony add-ons, or use a wide range of third-party accessories as well.

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Dialed-in precision

Aperture ring on the lens puts control at your fingertips.

Stay sharp

Strategically placed focus dial lets you choose the mode in a moment.

Big and bright

Large, bright screen beautifully displays your scene under all conditions.

From vision to shot, instantly

Customize five buttons to activate your most-frequently-used functions.

Moving images

Shoot movies in Full HD and 24fps for expressive cinematic effects.

Ultimate resolution

Fine distinctions for discerning photographers

Get greater sharpness and the sensor’s maximum resolution when the standard optical low-pass filter built into the RX1 is removed in the RX1R.

RX1R, low-pass filter removed
RX1R, low-pass filter removed
RX1, with optical low-pass filter
RX1, with optical low-pass filter
Tunes on tap


The RX1R gives you all the same advanced features and technology offered by the RX1, but without the anti-aliasing filter. This lets you utilize the extreme resolution and sharpness the camera is designed to deliver.

Unchained melodies


With its built-in optical low-pass (anti-aliasing) filter, the RX1 delivers consistently sharp images by minimizing moiré and color artifacts automatically.

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need

Professional options open up new horizons.

Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories specially designed for this model.

Imaging Edge

New Imaging Edge software suite from Sony

Imaging Edge software suite can maximize image quality, improve production efficiency. "Remote" to remotely control shooting; "Edit" to develop RAW data into high-quality photos; and "Viewer" to view, rate and select photos.

Capture One

Capture One for Sony

Capture One Express (for Sony) is a free award-winning editing software that provides RAW development, easy management and powerful editing tools. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for even more editing tools and tethered shooting capability. 


Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

Specifications and Features
  • 24.3 MP Full Frame Exmor® CMOS Sensor

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    ZEISS® 35 mm f2.0 Sonnar® T* lens

  • Full manual control for creative photography

  • SteadyShot reduces blur even in low light

  • HD video capability for beautiful movies

Sensor Type
35 mm Full Frame (35.8 mm x 23.9 mm) Exmor® CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 24.3 Megapixels
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