The world of super-speed shooting
Welcome to the awesome new world of super-speed shooting. Super slow motion — once primarily on pro cams. Thrilling fast-action images captured without distortion. Freedom to shoot in bright lighting conditions as never before. Enter the hidden realm of 1/32000-second imagination. Wonders await you.
Shoot beyond human vision. Super potential. Super reality.
Inside the compact RX100 IV is the world's first1 memory-attached 1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor — a remarkable advance in image shooting possibilities. Use it to reveal the wonders of up to 40x super slow motion2, super-high-speed 1/32000 sec. Anti-Distortion Shutter, and handy 4K movies. Now explore infinite imaging freedom beyond imagination.
Free your imagination. View life anew at 40x super slow motion.
Catch what unfolds unseen before you. Once primarily on pro cams, extremely high-frame-rate (HFR) movie recording of up to 960fps5 produces super slow motion2 of momentary movements invisible to human eyes. This feature has various settings to suit active subjects, so you can make pro-style movies of a "hidden" universe of movement all around you.
Super-high-speed shooting. A world of wonder shot at 1/32000 sec.
The super-fast Anti-Distortion Shutter of up to 1/32000 sec. allows you to capture extremely fast motion without image distortion caused by rolling shutter.
The super-fast Anti-Distortion Shutter achieves wide-range shooting coverage up to EV 196. You can shoot photos in extremely bright conditions, even with defocused backgrounds.
High-speed continuous shooting. Up to 16fps continuous shooting without blackout
Despite high 20.1 MP8 count, the camera allows fast readout for continuous shooting up to 16fps without blackout — catching decisive moments in motion without missing some action
Clip 4K movies in your pocket. Give your creative powers free rein.
Enjoy clip 4K — super-real 4K9 movie feature for casual 4K shooting of up to 5 minutes. Pro-grade XAVC S codec ensures beautiful footage with high-bit-rate recording.
Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1
101.6 x 41.0 x 58.1 mm
Still images: ISO125-12800, AUTO (ISO125-12800)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Still: Optical SteadyShot Movie: Optical SteadyShot Active Mode
In Camera Editing
LCD Screen Size
7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspherical elements including AA lens)
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant), microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(Memory Card Not Included)
4K (QFHD 3840x2160)
iAuto (1/2000 to 4 sec) / Program Auto (1/2000 to 30 sec) / Manual (1/2000 to 30 sec, Bulb) / Aperture Priority (1/2000 to 30 sec) / Shutter Priority (1/2000 to 30 sec)
Electronic viewfinder (XGA OLED Tru-Finder)
Approx. 298g (with battery and Memory Stick Duo)