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Sony RX10 II Review
|13 Reviews + 7 Awards|
|Value for Money||
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Why Has it Scored 42?
It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%, based on 13 reviews.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is not an acceptable size.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Very low magnification
What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography. However good for everyday photography as well being good for sports photography.
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony RX10 II Video Reviews
How Big is the Sony RX10 II?
The Sony RX10 II is 132.5mm wide and 94mm tall. It is 127.4mm deep and weighs 770g.
Sony RX10 II In-Depth Analysis
Eight Industry Awards
The experts at two more expert review sites both endorsed this camera. This digital camera received a Digifotopro.nl "Gold" award and the author at website DP Review concluded that it was great and gave it a "Silver" award.
The author at one more expert review site decided that this Sony camera was very good. Hardwarezone.com.my gave this camera an "8.5/10" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
Customers Report it is Not an Acceptable Size
Two people who reviewed the Sony RX10 II considered that it was not compact.
It is on the expensive side for a compact camera.
The compact camera segment isn't flourishing like it once used to…
Sony Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 29,814 user and expert reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Fairly High Megapixel
With a megapixel of 20.2 megapixels, the Sony RX10 II has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.
5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution
The Sony RX10 II has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).
1" Image Sensor Size
This camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.
When compared to other cameras that we have checked, the Sony RX10 II's weight of 770 grams is one of the heaviest. Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x. At 25 times zoom factor, the RX10 II has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Average Display Diagonal
At 3 inches, the Sony RX10 II has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.
Quite Big Digital Zoom
The Sony RX10 II has one of the biggest digital zooms (100 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x.
Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display
The RX10 II has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.
5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution
The Sony RX10 II has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This Sony camera has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Sony digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3888 x 2592, 3648 x 2056 and 2736 x 1824 and 1920 x 1920. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.
Has a Microphone in
The RX10 II has a microphone in. Most of the other digital cameras also have a microphone in.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The RX10 II has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.
The RX10 II supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.
Has a Self-Timer
The RX10 II has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras also have a self-timer.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution
The RX10 II supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This Sony camera also support a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video. Across all cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The RX10 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Supports Dioptic Correction
The RX10 II supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras.
Supports Full HD Video
The Sony RX10 II supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.
Very Low Magnification
The magnifications of cameras range from 0.15x to 100x, and the average magnification is 2.6x. With a magnification of only 0.7 times zoom factor, the RX10 II has a fairly low magnification compared to most of the other cameras.
Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm. At 460 millimeters, the RX10 II has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.
420 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the RX10 II which takes 420 battery life (CIPA standard).
Six Aspherical Lenses
The RX10 II is a six aspherical lens digital camera.
Has a Headphone Outputs
The Sony RX10 II has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other cameras.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution
The RX10 II has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 640 pixels.
Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)
With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,228,800 pixel, the RX10 II has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.
Released 15 Months Ago
This camera has been on the market since April 2016.
Value for Money
Price Has Gone Up by $602 (50%)
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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Sony RX10 II of £999.00 ($999.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $200.99.