Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Review

Overall Score

80

Main Features

  • 42 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 35 mm (1x) F2.0 Zoom Lens
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 65 x 72 mm, 507g.
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  • Replaced: Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Overview


First introduced in October, 2015, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II is a 42 MP Compact with a Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Sony replaced the older Sony RX1R with Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sony RX1R II with Sony RX1R


Proc and Cons of Sony RX1R II


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
42MP High Resolution Sensor
1229k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
2359k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
NFC Connectivity
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
25 Focus Points
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 220 shots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II has an Overall Score of 80/100 and ranked #2 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #60 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony RX1R II Scores
Imaging score
86
Features score
65
Value for money score
86
Portability score
85
Overall score
80
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Sony RX1R II


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II weighs 507g and has external dimensions of 113 x 65 x 72mm (4.45 x 2.56 x 2.83"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Sony RX1R II is 118 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony RX1R II is less by 2mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony RX1R II
507g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony RX1R II
72mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 507 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Sony Alpha A7R II Sony A7R II 625 g 507 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Sony RX1R 482 g 507 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Sony RX1 482 g 507 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 507 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 507 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 507 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Fujifilm X100T Fujifilm X100T 440 g 507 g 127 x 74 x 52 mm 113 x 65 x 72 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
Announced October, 2015
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 14
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2359
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.74
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 25
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Off, auto, fill flash, slow sync, rear sync, wireless
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 42 MP
Max Image Resolution 7952 x 5304
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 50
Max Boosted ISO 102400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 507 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 65 x 72 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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