Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Sony RX1R II Specs
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100
All specs: Main page for RX1R II
Cyber-shot RX100 vs RX1R II Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.
Featuring an area of 856mm² (1.37 sq.in.), the RX1R II's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the Cyber-shot RX100 employs at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with 1" sized chips.
Better choice: Sony RX1R II
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Sony RX1R II Other Specs Comparison
Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||5|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||220|
|Weighs less (2)||240g|
|More portable (2)||213cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are that the camera is faster, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the RX1R II and the more compact size.
The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 16 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1R II
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||42.40|
|Auto Focus points (4)||25||399|
|Better sensibility (4)||160 - 12800 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1R II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot RX100: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
Yields 24 points for the RX1R II.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.20||1.20|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Sony RX1R II Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and RX1R II
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot RX100
Sony RX1R II
We recommend Sony RX1R II as better choice.
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