Leica X2 with Sony RX1R II Comparison

Leica X2 and Sony RX1R II Main Features

  • May, 2012
  • October, 2015
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 42 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 36 mm (1x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 35 mm (1x) F2.0 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12500 ISO
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 69 x 52 mm, 345g.
  • 113 x 65 x 72 mm, 507g.
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Leica X2 Scores


Imaging score
41
Features score
46
Value for money score
64
Portability score
90
Overall score
50

Sony RX1R II Scores


Imaging score
86
Features score
65
Value for money score
86
Portability score
85
Overall score
80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II with Leica X2 Overview


Let's compare Leica X2 with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II. These models are included in the Large Sensor Compact cameras. Leica X2 was released in 2012, and Sony RX1R II in 2015. Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II is newer, which is a plus. X2 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II is greater than that of X2. The difference of 26 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (X2), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Sony RX1R II, the maximum ISO is greater by 13100. Sony RX1R II has a larger 3-inch Tilting screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
X2 has electronic (optional) viewfinder, and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II doesn’t have. Viewfinder Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II has a higher resolution of 2359k dots, X2 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica X2 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica X2 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General X2 Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
Brand Leica Sony
Model X2 Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
Announced May, 2012 October, 2015
Body Type Large sensor compact Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 30 14
Screen
Screen Size 2" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Tilting
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 11 25
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 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 no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Front Curtain, Rear Curtain, Slow sync, Studio Off, auto, fill flash, slow sync, rear sync, wireless
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.8 mm mm
Sensor Area 372.9 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 42 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 7952 x 5304
Max Native ISO 12500 25600
Min Native ISO 100 50
Max Boosted ISO 0 102400
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None 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 None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 450 shots 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 345 g 507 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 69 x 52 mm 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 card SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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