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Sony RX10 II

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A multi award winning and fully featured 20.2 megapixel 25 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.2MP 25x Yes Apr 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony RX10 II Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony RX10 II number 376 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
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Mediocre

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At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available.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
Heavy
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.
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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 front dimensions

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Sony RX10 II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by review websites 01net.com, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs all of whom thought that this Sony camera was very good.

This Sony camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review websites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which thought that this camera was very good.

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

This Sony camera has an average expert rating of 82% based on 19 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint.

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Customers Report it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two people who reviewed the Sony RX10 II considered that it was not compact.

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.


Features

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.

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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).

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Heavy

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.

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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.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony RX10 II has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Has a Microphone in

The RX10 II has a microphone in. Most of the other digital cameras also have a microphone in.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The RX10 II has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The RX10 II supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The RX10 II has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras also have a self-timer.

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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.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The RX10 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The RX10 II supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony RX10 II supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Six Aspherical Lenses

The RX10 II is a six aspherical lens digital camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony RX10 II has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other cameras.

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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.

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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.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2016.


Value for Money

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242893399, 04548736037724

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