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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
alaScore 94

124 reviews

Jul, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and screen. The usability and portability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the zoom and battery.

performance, portability, usability, screen, size

price, battery, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Amy Davies (

Sony RX100 V Review


The RX100 series is Sony's attempt to make the ultimate point-and-shoot compact with a one-inch sensor. This fifth instalment from 2016 has since been succeeded, but not replaced, by the Sony RX100 VI. However, with the latter only bringing minor...

Small and lightweight Tilting screen Built-in electronic viewfinder Large sensor Fast frame rate 4K video recording

Very expensive Screen not touch-sensitive

The RX100 V remains one of the best small-sized compact cameras on the market. Only the lack of a touch-sensitive screen, poor battery life, and that extremely high asking price see it fall short of perfection.

Aug, 2018

Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by : Phil Hall (

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V review


Compact performance redefined

Built-in EVF ; 24fps burst shooting ; 315-point AF system ; Excellent image quality ; Advanced 4K video

Some handling issues ; No touchscreen ; Pricey compared to rivals

Bristling with high-end features that are matched by impressive performance, the RX100 V is a great premium compact that's only let down by some frustrating handling quirks.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (

Sony RX100 V review: Impressive, but resting on its laurels


Sony has completely owned the high-end compact camera market since the launch of the original RX100 back in 2012 . From the third-gen model , it tore up what a palm-sized compact could do by introducing a built-in electronic viewfinder and faster lens....

Great lens and image quality, palm-sized portability, built-in viewfinder, tilt-angle LCD screen, fast burst mode and notable autofocus improvement

Still no touchscreen control, movie button position, autofocus still basic in some modes, no aperture ring, finder assembly per use, huge expense

There's no doubting that the Sony RX100 V is a brilliant compact camera. It's small, it's powerful, its continuous autofocus is notably improved, the images it can enable you to capture are great… but it's not that different to its RX100 IV...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (

Sony RX100 V review: The fastest shooter in the West


A technical triumph, The Sony RX100 V is the ultimate compact camera for those who can afford it.

Outstanding image and video quality ; Genuinely pocket-sized ; Record-breaking performance

Relatively small zoom range ; No touchscreen ; High price

The blistering performance is overkill for most situations but it’s great to have a camera that will always keep up with you. The slow-motion video modes are another highlight, and the extended running time in these modes is welcome. The Sony RX100 IV...

Dec, 2016

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Sony DSC-RX100 V


The RX100 V has a 20MP 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor and a high resolution OLED EVF as well as a 3.0 inch TFT LCD, all within a camera that fits easily in the pocket. ISO sensitivity ranges from 125 to 12,800 and to 25,600 by overlay burst shooting. Fast...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V review

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The fifth generation of Sony's popular premium compact camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V, has finally arrived. Boasting a faster autofocus system and shutter speed, plus higher frame rates, is it a revolutionary upgrade over the Mark IV? Our test...

Dec, 2016


Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 Mark V Review


We review the latest update of the RX100, the 5th version is the fastest yet, shooting 20 megapixel images at 24fps.

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 Mark V offers the highest specifications available in any digital camera, with a 20 megapixel 1inch BSI CMOS sensor, 315PDAF points, 24fps continuous shooting at full-resolution with continuous AF, 4K video recording, and...

Nov, 2016

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : David Elrich (

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V review


If there's ever been a point-and-shoot that deserves a high price tag, it's Sony's RX100 Mark V.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V


Though its price is tough to swallow, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is Sony's most advanced pocket camera yet.

1-inch image sensor. Wide-aperture zoom lens. Strong low-light performance. Quick autofocus. 24fps burst shooting. Raw shooting support. Customizable controls. Tilting LCD. Pop-up OLED EVF. Wi-Fi with NFC. Super slow-motion HD video. 4K recording.

Very expensive. Competing models have longer zoom lenses. Omits hot shoe. Lacks touch screen. Long times to clear buffer and render HFR video.

Sony has pulled no punches in designing the RX100 V. The pocket compact has more tech than you'll find in many SLRs. It can shoot 20MP Raw images at 24fps while keeping moving subjects in focus, rolls both 4K footage and 1080p slow motion, and puts...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Carey Rose (

Fast Five: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Review


The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V sets a speedy new standard for the series with its 24fps Raw + JPEG burst shooting, as well as a new phase-detection autofocus system and impressive 4K video. So how does it stack up against the growing competition? Read more

Sony revised the spec of the RX100 V in July 2018,

Nov, 2016

Price comparison for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  Store     Price
Sony Cyber-SHOT DSC-RX100 V M5
Exmor RS 1' CMOS Backlit Sensor
£1213.00 TO SHOP
Sony RX100 V Advanced Compact Premium Camera with 1...
The improved autofocus is the result of a cutting-edge AF system that combines super-fast 0.05-second AF...
£679.00 TO SHOP
Sony Cyber-SHOT DSC-RX100 VI M6 (8 multiplier_x )
WIDE ZOOM RANGE: ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T 24-200mm F2.8-4.5 high resolution zoom lens
£817.00 TO SHOP
Sony RX100 IV | Advanced Premium Compact Camera (1.0...
BREATHTAKING IMAGE QUALITY: The large 1.0-type image sensor has a resolution of 20.1 megapixels,with back...
£578.00 TO SHOP
Sony DSC-WX500 Digital Compact High Zoom Travel...
Zeiss vario sonnar T30x optical zoom lens for extra clear pictures
£265.00 TO SHOP
Sony GP-VPT2BT Handgrip (for Selfies and Vlogging...
Multi-purpose handle for handheld shots with built-in tripod can also be used as a practical mini tripod
£130.00 TO SHOP
Sony DSCHX60 Digital Compact High Zoom Travel Camera...
A 20.4MP Exmor R CMOS sensor
£199.00 TO SHOP
Sony RX10 IV | Advanced Premium Compact Camera (1.0...
SUPER WIDE ZOOM RANGE: ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-600mm F2.4-4 Large Aperture, High Magnification Zoom Lens
£1499.00 TO SHOP
Sony RX100 II Advanced Compact Premium Camera with 1...
20.2 MP back-illuminated 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor captures crisp detail
£339.00 TO SHOP
Sony ICD-TX650 Slim Digital PCM/MP3 Stereo Voice...
Ultra slim and lightweight, instant recording, even when turned off, 360-angle sound recording, OLED bright...
£155.00 TO SHOP

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