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Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Hands-On

We go hands-on with the new Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II with high speed shooting and 4K video.

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Sony Cyber Shot RX10 II (3)

The new Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Mark II features the World's first Stacked 1.0inch BSI CMOS sensor with a DRAM memory chip, 40x Super Slow Motion Capture, 4K Video Shooting, High-speed Anti-Distortion Shutter, and 14fps continuous shooting. The RX10 Mark II updates the RX10 (Mark I), with a new sensor, plus an improved electronic viewfinder (EVF), with a high resolution of 2.36million dots.

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Hands-On Photos of Equipment

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Specifications

ManufacturerSony
Lens
Max Aperturef/2.8
35mm equivalent24mm - 200mm
Optical Zoom8.3x
Image Sensor
Pixels20.2Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)5472
Pixels (H)3468
Sensor TypeBack-lit CMOS (B.S.I.)
Sensor Size1inch
Sensor Size (width)13.2mm
Sensor Size (height)8.8mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution1,228,800 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing
Min Focus3cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Centre
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/32000sec
Shutter speeds longest30sec
Bulb modeYes
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Program Variable
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity64 - 12800
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
Exposure Comp+/-3
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting14fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080 FullHD
  • 640x480 VGA
  • 1440x1080
  • 4K
Video FPS60p, 50p, 50i, 25p, 100p FullHD
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Interface
HDMIYes
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiYes
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • Memory Stick (Sony)
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeNP-FW50 Lithium Ion
Battery Life (CIPA rating)400shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsRechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50, AC Adaptor AC-UB10 / UB10B / UB10C / UB10D, Micro USB cable, Shoulder strap, Lens cap, Shoe cap, Lens hood, Eyepiece Cup, Instruction Manual
Dimensions
Weight813g
Width129mm
Height88.1mm
Depth102.2mm

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Comments


5 Jul 2015 2:18PM
hi,

i'm confused. seems like just a gallery of the camera. normally an article labelled "hands-on" will include at least a little commentary... am i missing something? is there no opinion at least on the camera from your time with the camera? i'm mostly interested in 3 things which are actually video related, one of them applies to photography.
1. how is the aliasing & moire in video compared to the mark 1?
2. is it better than the previous model in low-light at all? even by just 1/2 a stop?
3. is the lens soft fully extended to 200mm in video or photos?

and comments will help tremendously

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