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Sony RX10 II

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Camera Labs Recommended DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning compact digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Compact 20.2MP 25x Yes Apr 2016
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Sony RX10 II Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony RX10 II number 210 across all digital cameras.
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19 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%, based on 19 reviews. This digital camera has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from 01net.com plus two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available.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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Heavy

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 210 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 197 in sports photography cameras as well being excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 174 in portrait photography cameras.
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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

The authors at three expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this Sony digital camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from 01net.com, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both said that this digital camera was great. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com.

An additional two expert review sites both endorsed this Sony digital camera. This camera received a "Gold" award from website Digifotopro.nl who said it was superb and the author at review website DP Review decided that it was very good and gave it a "Silver" award.

This digital camera received an "8.5/10" award from Hardwarezone.com.my.

Good Expert Reviews

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

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Customers Report it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two people who bought it concluded that it was not compact.

Very Good Brand

Based on 32,324 user and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £999.00 it is more expensive than 93% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £701 (41%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony RX10 II and the United Kingdom price of £999.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,199.99 (£1,563.23).

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Features

5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Sony RX10 II is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The RX10 II's sensor megapixels of 20.2MP is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 16% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony RX10 II of 25x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony RX10 II has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as "UHD-1".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The RX10 II has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the RX10 II of 25,600 is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Heavy

The RX10 II's weight of 770g is very heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The RX10 II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony RX10 II supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The RX10 II supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Fairly Big Image Sensor Size

The RX10 II's image sensor size of 1" is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the RX10 II is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 5472 x 3080 pixels, 3648 x 3648 pixels, 3888 x 2592 pixels plus 3 more values. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony RX10 II has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The RX10 II has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony RX10 II supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony RX10 II of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The RX10 II's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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420 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the RX10 II which takes 420 battery life.

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Has a Microphone in

The RX10 II has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Sony RX10 II has a headphone output, unlike 94% of cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The RX10 II supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The RX10 II's digital zoom of 100x is in the biggest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Sony released the RX10 II in April 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscrx10m2ceh, sony dscrx10m2b, sony rx10m2ceh
Barcodes 00027242893399, 04548736018983, 04548736037724

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