The Sony RX1R is a compact point and shoot camera that features a 35mm full-frame sensor. It’s is essentially the same camera as the Sony RX1, with the anti-aliasing filter removed. This 24.3MP sensor, also found in the Sony A99 and Sony NEX-VG900, provides high image quality with great low light performance. With the removal of the AA filter, you’ll see sharper images out of the camera. However, it does come at the expense of possible moiré. Besides this difference, the RX1 and RX1R are the same camera.
While the fixed Carl Zeiss 35mm f/2 Sonnar lens is non-removable, it’s a very popular focal length that can be used in just about any shooting situation. The fast f/2 aperture allows great background separation, as well as flexibility to shoot in low light. It offers quick and extremely accurate autofocus performance and includes Sony’s great focus peaking for truly simple manual focusing.
While it’s more commonly thought of as a stills camera, the RX1 also offers great video performance, recording full HD video at up to 60p, with a selectable 24p mode as well. Video files are recorded in AVCHD 2.0 format, with a built-in stereo mic for quick and easy use. It also features a 3.5mm input for connecting an external mic for improved audio performance.
At first glance, the RX1 looks quite similar to its baby brother the Sony RX100. Like the other models in Sony’s RX-series, it has a very simple layout with advanced controls, and the menu is pretty much the same, making the RX1 quite user friendly. It has three dedicated rings on the lens that control focus, aperture, and macro mode for quick adjustment while shooting, and the Quick Navi menu enables more intense setting adjustment.
The RX1 has Sony’s multi-interface hotshoe that allows the use of an external flash like the Sony HVL-F60M. While the large 3.0" rear LCD is very good and works well for image composition and review, many people many prefer the optional FDA-EV1MK Electronic Viewfinder (not included) for improved shooting. The RX1 accepts SDHC / XC memory cards for recording it’s high quality JPEG / RAW image files, and the included NP-BX1 rechargeable lithium battery is rated for roughly 330 shots per charge.
- Filter Size
- 49mm (nonrotating front element)
- Minimum Focusing Distance
- 0.3m (0.2m in macro mode)
- Maximum Magnification
- Angle of view: (full frame)
- 62 degrees
- Zoom method
- Image Stabilization
- SteadyShot in cropped video mode only
- Focusing System
- Internal focusing, nonrotating, manual w/focus peaking
- Aperture Blades
- 9 curved, circular shape
- Low Dispersion Elements
- Fluorite Elements
- Aspherical Elements
- Weather Resistant
- Camera with front lens cap
- (1) NP-BX1 battery
- BC-TRX charger
- Camera bag
*Manual available by request only.
LensRentals.com offers rentals ranging in length from 1 to 90 days. The shopping cart will automatically update the quoted price as you adjust the length of your rental. Our most common rental periods are shown below:
|Rental Period||Lenscap+||Rental Price||Total Price||Approximate Day Rate|
|Rental Period||Lenscap||Rental Price||Total Price||Approximate Day Rate|
|Rental Period||Rental Price||Approximate Day Rate|
LensRentals.com ships via the appropriate FedEx service necessary to have your rental arrive on the date selected. Return shipping is included in the shipping price, and we include a prepaid return label with your order - all you need to do is bring it to a FedEx drop-off location when your rental is complete. If you prefer UPS shipping, you can select it during the checkout process for about 10% more.
Shipping round trip to
- FedEx 2Day
- Calculating Shipping
- FedEx Standard Overnight
- Calculating Shipping
The shopping cart can automatically quote shipping, even for multi-item and oversize orders. Shipping multiple items together offers a significant savings over shipping them individually.