Powerful RX100 VII Launches

Powerful RX100 VII Launches

Reviews are still being written about the a7RIV and the new powerful RX100 VII launches. Sony’s newest addition to their best-selling RX series delivers a9 level speed and AF performance with real-time tracking and real-time Eye AF. In other words, you can get flagship performance in the palm of your hand. And, for less than 1/2 the cost of a full-frame model.

Powerful RX100 VII Launches
Powerful RX100 VII Launches

Powerful RX100 VII Launches

The specs are impressive.

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  • Newly developed 1.0-type stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and latest-generation BIONZ X™ image processor
  • Alpha 9 level speed performance with up to 60 AF/AE calculations per second and 20fps blackout-free shooting with AF/AE tracking
  • World-leading 357-point focal-plane phase-detection AF + 425-point contrast-detection AF with world’s fastestv 0.02 sec focus acquisition speed
  • Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF for humans and animals
  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm F2.8 – F4.5 Large Aperture High Magnification Zoom Lens
  • New Single Burst Shooting Drive Mode at up to 90fps speed
  • Pro-level movie functionality including 4K HDR (HLG), Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF for movie shooting, 4K Active SteadyShot™, Vertical-position data recording for movies and integrated microphone jack.

The RX100 VII utilizes technologies that were previously available only in the a9 and it achieves new levels of performance for a compact camera. Driving the performance is a newly developed 1.0-type stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS CMOS image sensor. The imaging pipeline means the camera performs AF/AE calculations up to 60 times. It’ll capture at 20 FPS with no blackout.

Powerful RX100 VII Launches
Powerful RX100 VII Launches

Pricing and Availability

The RX100 VII compact camera will ship in August 2019 for approximately $1,200 US. The RX100 VII Shooting Grip Kit (same as the RX0) will be available later in 2019 for approximately $1,300 US. The LCJ-RXK jacket case will ship in August 2019 for approximately $85 US.

Powerful RX100 VII Launches
Powerful RX100 VII Launches

Find photos taken with the RX100 VII on Sony.com and we’ll get one to demo soon enough. Preorder the RX100 VII from B&H. The previous edition is bundled now on Amazon with a ton of accessories for $1299.

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