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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III review

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Sony's RX100 models sit firmly at the flagship end of the high-end compact market, claiming to offer some of the best photo quality you can get in a fixed-lens camera. The RX100 III, a 2014 model, has a built-in viewfinder and a considerable reputation. Our test lab reveals whether this digital camera lives up to its premium promise.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great for?
  • What's the picture quality like?
  • What's it like to use?
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Last checked by Which?

June 2021

First reviewed by Which?

September 2014

Released

January 2014

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 48 compact cameras and found that there are 6 Don't Buys and 12 Best Buys.
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  2. 62%
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  3. 81%
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