Review | Testing out the new Sony RX100M6


The Sony RX100M6 has only been out a few months in Australia and I was very lucky enough, thanks to the Sony Australia team, to get my hands on one. Over the last month or so I've taken it travelling with me and have been quite shocked with the results I've gotten. I've always shot with a DSLR so it was nice change to have a small, lightweight option- especially on long hikes!

If you are in the market for a quality compact check out my review of the Sony RX100M6 as well as a few shots I took using this new camera.

The RX100M6 has a sleek, stylish pocket friendly design. It's tiny, so tiny in fact it can fit in the palm of your hand with ease. I'd say one of the smallest compacts on the market. It's also very lightweight which combined with its sleekness can make it rather easy to drop. If you need a bit more traction an attachment grip can be purchased for around $20 AUD.

  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200 mm2F2.8-4.5 high-resolution zoom lens
  • Approx. 20.1 effective megapixel 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS™ CMOS sensor with DRAM chip
  • BIONZ X™ image processing engine for superior detail reproduction and noise reduction
  • 0.03 sec6 AF response with 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points (fastest AF on the market)
  • Up to 24fps7 continuous shooting with AF/AE for up to 2338 shots
  • UHD 4K video at 30p and 24p, 1080p slow-motion capture
  • 3in touchscreen LCD
  • WIFI enabled
  • USB charging

The RX100M6 price starts from $1,699 AUD. This price tag makes it one of the most expensive compacts on the market, no doubt. However, for that price you get a powerful compact camera jam packed with some pretty amazing features like the incredible zoom range and super fast AF.

If you are dead set keen on a small compact camera and don't want to settle for anything but the best then the Sony RX100M6 is the way to go. The combination of its fast AF, great video, sharp images, and super wide zoom range all in small, light weight frame truly make it one of a kind in the compact market!

Find more info on the RX100M6 on the Sony Australia website, available here.

*AmeriAus was gifted the RX100M6 for the purpose of review.