Sony DSC-RX100M II

Sony DSC-RX100M II

$598.00 $749.99
5 / 5.0
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Support: 5
Features: 5
Portability: 5
Screen: 5
Price Value: 5
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Dog photographers will enjoy shooting their canine friends with Sony DSC-RX100M II digital camera. With this camera, they don’t have to use a table or a chair to get pets’ eye-to-eye contact. The camera has a suitable way of doing the same. However, let’s check whether the Sony product is compatible with operating systems so that photos can be seamlessly transferred from the camera to the computing gadget. Sony DSC-RX100M II review


The compact, box-like neat little digital camera, Sony DSC-RX100M II is typically characterized by its tilting LCD, a hot shoe, and slippery metallic body. The 222 gram gizmo is (101.6 x 58.1 x 38.3) mm in dimension. Sony DSC-RX100M II review It has a photo-cum-video managing, viewing, and editing utility, PlayMemories Home that is compatible with various operating systems, such as WindowsXP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows7 SP1, and Windows8. It is however, not compatible with Mac systems. The camera has the PlayMemories Online Uploader utility that helps to upload images and videos seamlessly to a cloud system. It is compatible with WindowsXP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows8, and Mac. The 3.0-inch LCD monitor is a powerful one that supports HD images and videos. It supports 1,229,000 dots. The screen offers a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels where the images are extra fine with fine detailing. The user can get cent percent field of view. The screen can be tilted 45 degree upwards (to click images of a dog in the same level). It also tilts 84 degrees downwards to allow it to click crowds. The screen allows menu navigation, live view monitoring, and image playback effortlessly.

Image Quality

The camera supports a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The image recording format is in RAW. The Exmor R CMOS sensor supports total pixels of 20,900,000 pixels. The built-in flash allows flash exposure bracketing to help the photographer take the right shot. The camera offers Full HD video recording at numerous frames rate, such as 60 interlace, 60p, and 24p. The detailed images in the videos allow them to be shown in HDTV without any glitches. The gizmo also records web-friendly videos 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels respectively with a speed of 30 fps. There is an option to have a voiceover or music with the videos as the camera is equipped with stereo microphone. rx100-m2-iso3200-lowlight Still images of size 16:9 can be clicked at 5472 x 3080 pixels. Images of 3648 x 2056 pixels, 2720 x 1528 pixels can also be clicked. The images are saved in JPEG, RAW, or RAW and JPEG. The effective picture resolution is 20.2MP. The camera is compatible with RGB primary color filters.


The camera is equipped to connect with the smartphones wirelessly. It has Wi-Fi and near field communication (NFC) facility. The gizmo is not compatible with 4G LTE or Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. It is not equipped with fingerprint scanner but it has a gyroscope sensor to keep the orientation same even during tilting of the camera. The digital camera is not water resistant as well. Sony DSC-RX100M II review


At a price of $550, the gizmo is high priced no doubt. However, it has useful Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T zoom, various shooting modes, and many imaging technologies as well.

Internal Specs

The camera offers high quality and speedy performance. Powered by BIONZ image processor, the gizmo offers FHD videos at a continuous shooting speed of 10 frames per second (fps). Auto-focusing is also done at an impressive 0.13 sec. The digital camera uses multi-core specialized core with the image processor. Sony_DSCRX100_Phantomcut There is a 20.2MP Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor that is aided with backside illuminated knowhow to pick up low intensity light rays. They have fine detailing, practically no noise, and smooth gradations between colors and tones. There is no internal memory or built-in storage option. The storage option is in a memory card option. There is a memory slot that is compatible with Memory Stick PRO Duo, Pro-HG Duo, or PRO-HG HX Duo as well as SD, SDHC or SDXC memory card. There is an USB mass storage connection which connects to Sony Cloud system. There is an optical zoom of 3.6x and digital zoom of 54x.

Battery Life

The battery avialable in this digital camera is InfoLITHIUM NP-BX1 of 3.6V that consumes approximately 1.8W power. It has a capacity of 1240mAh. The battery can take 350 still images in LCD screen in CIPA standard. It measures 25grams and has a dimension of (29.9 x 9.2 x 42.7) mm. The shooting capacity is at 4.5 Wh.


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Country Code JP Magapixels 20.2
Sensor Size Exmor R CMOS 1.0" Optical Zoom 3.6 x
Focal length(mm) 28 - 100 mm Maximum ISO 25600
Shoots per battery 350 Build in Flash Yes
Build in WIFI Yes Video Recording Yes
Touchscreen No Shooting Speed 10fps
Microphone Yes HDMI Yes
Weight 281g Dimensions 102 x 58 x 38 mm
Screen Size 3″ Color Empty
Environmentally sealed No GPS Tagging Capability No
Live view mode No Maximun Shutter Speed Empty
Memory Card Slot 0 Model number Empty
Viewfinder Coverage 0 Date First Available 2015-06-29
Auto Focus Points Empty Articulated LCD Screen No

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