Digital Still Camera DSC-RX100M5

Superior Auto

The camera shoots with automatic scene recognition. This mode takes clear images of dark or backlit scenes.

For low-lit or backlit scenes, if necessary the camera may shoot multiple images and create a composite image, etc., to record higher quality images than in Intelligent Auto mode.
  1. Set the mode dial to (Auto Mode).
  2. MENU (Camera Settings) → [Auto Mode][Superior Auto].
    • When [Mode Dial Guide] is set to [On], you can select the desired settings after you have changed the position of the mode dial.
  3. Point the camera to the subject.
    When the camera recognizes a scene, the scene recognition icon appears on the screen. If necessary, (overlay icon) may appear.

  4. Adjust the focus and shoot the image.


  • When the product is used to create composite images, the recording process takes longer than usual.
  • The product will not recognize the scene when you use zoom functions other than optical zoom.
  • The product may not properly recognize a scene under some shooting conditions.
  • When [Quality] is set to [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG], the product cannot create a composite image.