Lytro Illum vs Sony DSC-RX10M II

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Lytro Illum
Sony DSC-RX10M II

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
25% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Sony DSC-RX10M II (100).
88% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Lytro Illum has a maximum camera shutter speed of 32s. That's 28s longer than the Sony DSC-RX10M II (4s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Larger screen size Edit
Lytro Illum is 4" screen. That's 1" larger than the Sony DSC-RX10M II (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Lytro Illum ranks No. 72160 by number of sales, whereas the Sony DSC-RX10M II ranks No. 102099.
5 Reasons For
4% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II is an 8.3x optical zoom digital camera. That's 0.3x bigger than the Lytro Illum (8.3x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

A lot longer maximum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II has a maximum focal length of 460mm, however the Lytro Illum is only a 250mm maximum focal length digital camera (210mm shorter).
6mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 6mm shorter than the Lytro Illum (24mm).
88% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 22,400 higher than the Lytro Illum (25,600).
23% lighter Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II has a weight of 770g, however the Lytro Illum is a 940g digital camera (170g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Lytro Illum is an 8x optical zoom digital camera. That's 0.3x smaller than the Sony DSC-RX10M II (8.3x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

210mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Lytro Illum has a maximum focal length of 250mm, however the Sony DSC-RX10M II is a 460mm maximum focal length digital camera (210mm longer).
6mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 30mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 6mm longer than the Sony DSC-RX10M II (24mm).
Significantly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 22,400 lower than the Sony DSC-RX10M II (25,600).
19% heavier Edit
The Lytro Illum has a weight of 940g, however the Sony DSC-RX10M II is a 770g digital camera (170g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Older by over one year
The Lytro Illum is 15 months older than the Sony DSC-RX10M II.
5 Reasons Against
20% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Lytro Illum (100).
7x shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M II has a maximum camera shutter speed of 4s. That's 28s shorter than the Lytro Illum (4s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Smaller screen size Edit
Sony DSC-RX10M II is only 3" screen. That's 1" smaller than the Lytro Illum (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Fewer sellers
The Sony DSC-RX10M II is only stocked by 1 store, but the Lytro Illum is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Sony DSC-RX10M II is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 102099 by number of sales in our digital cameras, whereas the Lytro Illum ranks No. 72160.

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.2MP
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 2056
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 2056
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
BEST
 RAW
Full-Frame Sensor Size
10.82 x 7.52 13.2 x 8.8
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium

Lens System

Optical Zoom
8x 8.3x
BEST
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 33x
Maximum Aperture
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
250mm 460mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
30mm 24mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
9.5 - 77.8 8.8 - 73.3

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
BEST
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - ∞

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 aperture priority
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 aperture priority
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 80
 200
 320
 3200
 50
 64
 100
 125
 160
 250
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
 80
 200
 320
 3200
 50
 64
 100
 125
 160
 250
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 25,600
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
32s
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 20.4
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 10.2
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Memory Slot
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
4"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,228,800 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7x

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
940g 770g
BEST
Height
86mm 88.1mm
Depth
166mm 102.2mm
Width
145mm 129mm
Packaging Height
205mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
205mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
205mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 813g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-FW50
Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8h
Battery Capacity
3,760mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 340 shots
Battery Voltage
3.7V Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating system

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
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