Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 25,600 higher than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (25,600).
87% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a maximum camera shutter speed of 30s. That's 26s longer than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (4s). Read more

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

7% larger screen size Edit
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 3.2" screen. That's 0.2" larger than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 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.

25% higher display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1,620,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 391,200 pixels higher than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (1,228,800 pixels).
8% higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 0.76x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.06x higher than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (0.7x). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Thinner Edit
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 82.6mm deep. That's 19.6mm thinner than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (102.2mm).
1210.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II takes 1210.00 shots per battery charge, however the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II only takes 340.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

3 Reasons For
75% lighter Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II is a 770g digital camera. That's 570g lighter than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (770g). 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.

Significantly shorter Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II is an 88.1mm tall digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 167.6mm tall digital camera (79.5mm taller).
23% narrower Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II has a width of 129mm, however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 158mm wide digital camera (29mm wider).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
570g heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a weight of 1.3kg, however the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II is a 770g digital camera (570g 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.

48% taller Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a height of 167.6mm. That's 79.5mm taller than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (88.1mm).
Wider Edit
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is 158mm wide. That's 29mm wider than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II (129mm).
9 Reasons Against
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II has a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, but the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (25,600 higher).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s longer). Read more

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

Slightly smaller screen size Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II has a screen size of 3", however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). 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.

391,200 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II has a display resolution of 1,228,800 pixels, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1,620,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (391,200 pixels higher).
Marginally lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II has a lens magnification ratio of 0.7x, but the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 0.76x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.06x higher). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

20% thicker Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II has a depth of 102.2mm, however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is an 82.6mm deep digital camera (19.6mm thinner).
Eight hundred and seventy less shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 II is a digital camera that takes 340.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II only takes 1210.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel Count
20.2MP 20.2MP
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 2056
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 2056
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
35.9 x 23.9 13.2 x 8.8
Total Megapixel Count
21.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Dust-Resistant
 Dust-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.3x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 33x
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 460mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8 - 73.3
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Focusing

Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
61 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 - ∞
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 50
 64
 80
 125
 160
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 50
 64
 80
 125
 160
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
51,200
BEST
25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Partial
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Partial
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 20.4
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 10.2
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
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
 4096 x 2160
BEST
 4096 x 2160
JPEG Frame Rate
119.9fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1280 x 720
BEST
 4096 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1280 x 720
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 CF+
 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
BEST
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 CF+
 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
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,620,000 pixels
BEST
1,228,800 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.76x
BEST
0.7x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

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

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sunset
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.3kg 770g
BEST
Height
167.6mm 88.1mm
BEST
Depth
82.6mm
BEST
102.2mm
Width
158mm 129mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 813g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
LP-E19 NP-FW50
Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8h
Shot Per Battery Charge
1,210 shots
BEST
340 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 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

Bundled Software
Digital Photo Professional 4, EOS Utility 3, Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide

Other Features

USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software CD
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
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