By Syazwani Bustamam on January 10, 2017


Gaya Travel had the privilege of trying out the new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV, an incredibly convenient compact camera that can fit into the pocket and easily pulled out when it is time to take photo, great for point and shoot!

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV takes professional quality images. It also possesses the power of the world’s first 1.0-type Stacked CMOS sensor packed into a compact, portable body, igniting user’s excitement and creativity when capturing a high frame rate shooting with 4K recording. It also has various pro-quality features suitable for amateur and professional photographers.


The camera also has the ability to record super slow-motion videos up to 40 times than the standard rate, allowing users to capture and replay fleeting moments of action with incredible detail, resolution and clarity. Prior to shooting, users have the option to choose various frame rates playback formats to optimise the recording to fit the speed of the moving subject.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV’s wide angle, a 24-70mm f1.8-2.8 lens is perfect for landscape shots, street photography and portraits. Even when using the camera at night in complete darkness, the configuration of the camera’s features and settings like ISO, shutter speed, aperture, including manual focus adjustment, makes the camera handy and simple to use.

The 3-inch LCD can be tilted 180 degrees upwards and 45 degrees downwards. At its 180 vertical position, the LCD automatically flips the image, allowing one to take selfies with self-timer option.  The camera is also Wi-Fi enabled, thus allowing users to trigger their camera using their phone via Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile app and share photos on the spot. With a short processing time, users don’t have to wait long between shots to capture moments.  The camera can be easily charged by connecting it to a power bank using a USB cable. Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV retails at MYR 3,799 (including GST).

Shots taken using Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV

Main Features:

  • 1 MP Stacked CMOS image sensor
  • Contrast Detection AF System
  • 4K movie recording up to 30 fps
  • Slow motion movie recording up to 1000 fps
  • Battery life for up to 280 shots
  • Tiltable 3″ LCD (+180°/-45° movement)
  • 36 Million dot OLED viewfinder
  • Up to 16 fps continuous shooting
  • WiFi with NFC Capability


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