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Sony DSC-RX1RM2 Digital Camera

£3,449.00
Compact Camera 20.2MP 8.3x Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Release Date
One industry award
Menus alambiqus
Poor battery life
114 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Power

Poor Battery Life

Five people who purchased it said that it did not have a good battery life. Pocket Lint wrote in their Sony DSC-RX1RM2 review last year “Limited battery life” . Pocket Lint also wrote “Poor battery life, auto white balance sometimes off, not the fastest of autofocus, closeup focus limitations, high ISO limitations (uneven gradients beyond ISO 1600), some barrel distortion” in their review. Pocket Lint also mentioned “Doesn't include external battery charger” in their review.


Reviews

One Industry Award

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from review websites Digitaltrends.com who said that this compact camera was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Pocket Lint, digitalone.com.sg, Chip.de and Digitaltrends.com the average expert rating of this camera is 83 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

DSC-RX1RM2 owners on average rated this camera as exceptional. 9 reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 80% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 23,045 expert and owner reviews (including 1,068 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Menus Alambiqus

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not easy to use the menus. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Confusing Menu Layout” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1RM2 however despite that they scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One customer who reviewed it said that it did not have a touch sensitive screen. Pocket Lint said “Screen not touch sensitive” in their review of this digital camera.

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Robust

Two owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-RX1RM2 agreed that it was well made. Oc wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Love the built quality and the tilt screen”. Vatech5 mentioned “From a strictly aesthetic aspect is is clear that the RX1R is extremely well built when compared to other cameras (I.e” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

Three owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. Expert review site Dxomark.com said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Features the 42-Mpix sensor of the Sony A7R II and boasts a built-in pop-up style EVF”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said “The luxurious Cyber-shot RX1R II is Sony’s over-the-top camera” in their review of this digital camera. Fb mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “The pop up viewfinder works beautifully; images are super sharp” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-RX1RM2 thought it was well designed.

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Excellent Picture Quality

Six owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Pocket Lint said “Excellent picture quality”. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Lens Quality” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. J said on Bhphotovideo.com “The camera is marvelous in terms of image quality, dynamic range” in their review of this digital camera.


Support

Good Support

One owner who bought this digital camera wrote that it had good technical guidance. Dxomark.com said “The performance improvements over the earlier models are significant and help regenerate some the interest lost to the”.


Features

Features a Fullframe Sensor Capable of Incredibly Detailed Images

One customer considered that this digital camera had good features. Last year Pocket Lint mentioned “Features a fullframe sensor capable of incredibly detailed images”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners who purchased the product thought it was good value for money. Last year Azoth7 mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “This would be a terrible performance even for a cheap camera” in their review of this digital camera. Oc mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Battery is cheap”.

Pricey

We think this Sony digital camera looks expensive compared to other cameras that have been available for more than a year. We checked 17 cameras that have been available for more than a year and they range in price from £302 to £3,449.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact Design

Five owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX1RM2 was compact. Pocket Lint mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Compact design”. Digitalone.com.sg wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II is the successor to Sony's full-frame compact cameras RX1”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned “At $3,300, it’s easily one of the most (if not the most) expensive compact cameras you can buy”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “42 megapixel, mooi gebouwde compacte body, lichtsterk Zeiss 35 mm F 2 0 objectief, elektronische zoeker, kantelbaar scherm, snelle AF”.

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 8.3 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-RX1RM2 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Omits Flash

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have a good flash. Pocket Lint said “Doesn't have a builtin flash” in their review of this digital camera. Pocket Lint also mentioned “Omits flash” in their review.

1080 120 Video

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. In April last year Pocket Lint wrote “1080 120 video”.

Integrated Pop-Up EVF

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. Pocket Lint mentioned “Integrated pop-up EVF” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100. Pocket Lint also mentioned “Large, bright, popup EVF for composing images” in their review. Two years ago J scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The AF and the pop-up EVF are equally amazing” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good viewfinder. Pocket Lint mentioned “Retractable electronic viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website Pocket Lint “The ingenious little pop-up electronic viewfinder”.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had a good screen. Pocket Lint mentioned “Tilting rear display” in their review of this digital camera.

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Sharp 35mm 2 Lens

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Pocket Lint mentioned “Sharp 35mm 2 lens” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1RM2 and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Pocket Lint also mentioned “Boasts a fast 35mm 2 lens that is very sharp” in their review. Pocket Lint also wrote “Huge scale images, that Carl Zeiss lens is great” in their review.

Three owners who bought it said that it had a good autofocus. Azoth7 said in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “If you buy one, be sure to test autofocus immediately” but even so they gave this digital camera a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Oc wrote “Auto focus is fast and very sharp”. Peter N said on Bhphotovideo.com “The improved autofocus and the pop-up viewfinder fixes the small drawbacks of the original RX1” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

One person who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Great Zoom”.

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Excellent Picture Quality

Twelve people thought it was able to produce good images. Pocket Lint wrote “Full-frame 42-megapixel image sensor” in their review of this digital camera. Big Jim scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “The quality of these pictures make me look like I am a great photographer”. Oc mentioned in their Sony DSC-RX1RM2 review “Image quality is excellent, better than the rx1”.

Four owners who reviewed it thought it had a good ISO range. Last year Digitaltrends.com scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and said “Utilisable jusqu' 6400 ISO”. Pocket Lint mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Brillante Bildqualitt und Detailwiedergabe bis ISO 1.600”. Pocket Lint also said “Gute bis sehr gute Bildqualitt bei ISO 3.200 bis ISO 12.800” in their review.

Three people who bought it thought it had a good picture resolution. Pocket Lint wrote “Amazing resolution”. Braaj mentioned “A camera that gives me the joy of ownership and the joy of shooting with the highest number of megapixels”.

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote in April last year “The new tilt-angle screen mechanism and, of course, that sensor with huge 42-megapixel r” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner concluded that the product was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good in Low Light”.

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Product Identifiers

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