- World's first 20.1 MP 1" Exmor RS® stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor1
Introducing the world’s first 1” (1.0-type) stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and a blazingly fast shutter speed of up to 1/32000. This new Exmor RS®
sensor not only enhances efficiency and speed of A/D conversion through
its stacked structure with more circuit sections; it also realizes over
five times faster readout speed of the previous RX100 III - thanks to a
DRAM chip integrated into the sensor structure. This processing speed
allows for stunning 20.1-megapixels at up to 16fps continuous shooting,
breathtaking 4k movie and super slow-motion HFR (High Frame Rate)
recording of up to 960fps (40x) movie clips – not to mention remarkable
low-light low-noise capability.
- High resolution Clip-4K movie with direct pixel readout and no pixel binning
The compact - pocket-size RX100 IV features Clip 4K: short video
of up to 5 minute 4K movie recording directly to SD memory card* -
ideal for everyday casual use. High quality 4k is achieved by the 1”
Exmor RS® CMOS sensor with full pixel readout and no line
skipping or pixel binning - resulting in images that exhibit higher
resolution and less moire and jaggies than typical 4K movies. Moreover,
the XAVC S™ format is incorporated to maximize high-bitrate shooting up
to 100 Mbps for professional quality video.
- Super slow-motion movie HFR (High frame rate) up to 960 fps (40x)
See the unseen with superspeed HFR (High Frame Rate). The RX100 IV can capture super slow motion HFR movie
at up to 40x slower than real time. You can chose from 960fps, 480fps
or 240fps to playback in XAVC S at 1920 x 1080, in either 60p, 30p or
Choose between “quality priority” (2 sec.) and “shoot time priority” (4
sec.). There’s also an option to set “start trigger” or “end trigger”
which will start capturing movie before or after you press the movie
rec. button so you can time those split-second moments perfectly.
- Super-speed Anti-Distortion Shutter at max. 1/32000 sec.
Thanks to dramatically accelerated sensor readout, shutter
speeds of up to 1/32000 sec. minimize distortion caused by rolling
shutter phenomenon. This new blazing-fast - Anti-Distortion Shutter
system — can capture shots of swiftly moving subjects without altering
their shape as conventional CMOS sensors tend to do. Additionally, the
super high speed shutter gives you freedom to shoot photos with
defocused backgrounds by using large aperture settings under very bright
lighting conditions. This is achieved by a combination of 1/32000 super
high speed shutter and built-in ND filter that allows photos to be shot
in extremely bright light at a maximum of EV19 with a fully open
F-number aperture setting.
- Bright F1.8- F2.8 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens (24-70mm)
The RX100 IV features a large aperture F1.8-2.8 ZEISS®
Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 24-70mm zoom (35mm equivalent). The lens is
perfect for portraits and macro shots with beautiful defocused
backgrounds (bokeh). Two aspherical lens elements are incorporated into
the design to improve sharpness while the premium multi-layered T*
coating also dramatically reduces ghost and flare caused by light
- Fast Intelligent AF thanks to the new Exmor RS® CMOS sensor
With Fast Intelligent AF, the RX100 IV can capture those
decisive moments and fleeting opportunities much faster than previous
models. It incorporates an autofocusing system that enables high-speed,
high-precision contrast detection, thanks to Sony’s proprietary
algorithm and the new Exmor RS® CMOS sensor.
- Retractable XGA OLED Tru-Finer™ electronic viewfinder w/ZEISS® T* coating
View every scene in rich detail with the bright and retractable
XGA OLED Tru-Finer™ electronic viewfinder (EVF) with high resolution
equivalent to approx. 2,359k-dots. The viewfinder faithfully displays
what will appear in your recording, including the effects of your camera
settings, so you can accurately frame your image, focus and monitor the
results. The ZEISS® T* coating enhances clarity and reduces flare and reflection in the eyepiece optics.
- Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi® and NFC™ - control, shoot and share
Thanks to built-in Wi-Fi®, you can easily connect to a
compatible iOS or Android™ smartphone or tablet with the free
PlayMemories™ Mobile App. From there you can control your camera,
preview and frame using your mobile device and trigger the camera
shutter or movie button. Then instantly transfer a photo or MP4 movie to
your device. NFC™ (Near Field Communication) provides “one-touch
connection” convenience to Android™ smartphones and tablets with NFC.
Simply touch devices to connect. Setting up your mobile device is as
simple as downloading a free PlayMemories Mobile app
- Personalize your camera with PlayMemories™ Camera Apps.
Add new features to your RX100 IV with PlayMemories™ Camera Apps.
Find apps to fit your shooting style - with everything from time lapse
to motion shot and more. Use apps that shoot, share and save photos to
your smartphone using Wi-Fi®, making it easy to post photos
directly to your favorite social media site or backup images to the
cloud without connecting to a computer.
- Selfie-ready multi-angle 3 Xtra Fine™ LCD studying
Selfies have never been easier with a beautiful 3” (1,229k dots)
Xtra Fine™ LCD Display that rotates in multiple angles. This also makes
it easy to photograph over crowds or low to capture pets eye to eye by
swinging up approx. 180° and down approx. 45°. Easily scroll through
menus and preview life thanks to WhiteMagic™ technology that
dramatically increases visibility in bright daylight. The large display
delivers brilliant-quality still images and movies while enabling easy
- Dual record of 17MP photos while shooting movie w/ auto settings
The new Exmor RS® sensor’s heightened processing
speed enables the RX100 IV to capture high-precision still images up to
17MP without pixel binning while recording a movie. You have the option
of pressing the shutter release button during movie review, or using the
smart Auto Dual Rec function for taking stills automatically while
shooting a movie. This function utilizes Sony's advanced Face Detection
technology and 11 composition patterns to capture still images.
Furthermore, you can choose from 'High', 'Standard' or 'Low' frequency,
according to your preferences.
- Enhanced pro-video functions and NTCS/ PAL switchable
The RX100 IV includes professional movie functions such as;
Picture Profile, S-Log2/S-Gamut, TC/UB (time code / user bit), Rec
Control, Dual Video Recording, marker display function, etc. that have
typically been available only in professional-use camcorders. You also
have the choice of region setting between NTSC and PAL movie frame
- Built-in ND filter for wider-ranging photographic expression
Realize a wider range of photographic expression with built-in
1/8 (3 EV stops) ND filter that allows the use of wider aperture for
defocused backgrounds even in bright daylight.
- HDMI® clear output for uncompressed video recordings*
Clean, uncompressed digital movie signal output can be
transferred to an external monitor/recorder connected to the RX100 IV
via the HDMI® terminal. The RX100 IV can record video
simultaneously to internal media and uncompressed video to the external
recorder in real time.
- Comfortable control ring for manual operation
A unique control ring around the lens works in combination with
an intuitive, display interface for meticulous SLR-type control over
settings that satisfies even the most fastidious users. The control ring
can be assigned to adjust various features (at various values) from
basics like zooming and aperture to creative functions like Picture
Effect. Moreover, it turns smoothly and seamlessly, allowing quiet,
click-free usage while shooting movies including a new step-zoom
function that enables instant selection of commonly used focal lengths.