The Sony RX100 II is based on the well-received Sony RX100 and is the first NFC enabled camera from Sony that allows you to remotely control the shutter from your mobile device and instantly transfer images to social networking sites. This advanced, pocket-sized camera features a 1.0"-type Exmor CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20.2 effective megapixels and an ultra-bright f1.8 Carl Zeiss lens, to ensure outstanding picture quality throughout its 3.6x optical zoom. The Sony RX100 MII is also equipped with Full HD video, a 3.0” (1229K) tiltable LCD screen, an integrated flash and a high ISO of up to 25600 (using Multi Frame Noise Reduction) enabling you to capture great handheld images in low light.
- Sony has unveiled a follow up to its acclaimed RX100 compact, the RX100 II. Key improvements include a revised back-illuminated sensor, an articulated LCD screen and greater control over video functionality. We had a chance to handle a pre-production sample - so what did we make of it? View the full article here...»
- The pocketable Sony RX100 has widely been touted as one of the best compact cameras around, so there is much to be excited about with its upgrade, the equally compact RX100 II. Tim Coleman investigates what the new model has to offer in his full review. View the full article here...»
RX100 II: Key Features
- 20.2 Megapixels
- 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
- 3.6x optical zoom, 28-100mm f/1.8-f/4.9
- Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens
- 3.0" tiltable LCD screen
- Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
- Full HD 1080p movie recording
- Multi Interface Shoe
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See more detail with a bigger sensor
20.2 effective megapixels 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor ensures bright, clear detail in all your photos and Full HD video
No noise, just smooth images
Back-illumination technology inside the sensor collects light more efficiently to ensure minimal levels of noise
The high-speed BIONZ imaging processor powers rapid shooting up to 10fps and flawlessly clean, natural images
Capture more light, shoot better pictures
With an extra-wide F1.8 aperture, the bright Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens lets you create smooth defocus effects
Explore every angle with a tiltable LCD screen
View and frame a shot clearly, the tiltable LCD screen is fast, flexible and works in bright sunlight + new LCD screen shows more details
Add all the extras with a Multi Interface Shoe
Easily attach shooting accessories like an electronic viewfinder, external flash or a stereo microphone
Instant sharing with NFC one-touch connection
Meet the first NFC-enabled Cyber-shot. Place your camera against an NFC smartphone, tablet or TV to instantly share your images
Share photos online with built-in Wi-Fi
Take a shot and upload it straightaway to show friends on Facebook or Twitter
A touch of style
Enjoy a sleek, compact camera with a strong aluminium design that won’t weigh you down
Fine-tune images like a pro
The smooth control ring allows intuitive, fingertip adjustment of exposure, zoom, picture effect and other functions
Movies at the touch of a button
Take advantage of a large sensor and bright lens and shoot smooth Full HD 1080p videos or try 24p videos for a cinematic look
Smooth and steady
SteadyShot Active Mode corrects shaky camera movements, even while you’re walking or zooming; also compensates for rolling motion
Sharp results made easy
Superior Auto Mode adjusts camera settings automatically for sharp images with low noise and high dynamic range
Get creative with picture effect settings
Transform landscapes and portraits with 13 picture effect settings, give your photo a retro look or soft focus, get experimenting
Capture high-quality images in RAW format
Shoot in 14-bit RAW format and then manipulate and process the image yourself – you decide how every shot look
Sony RX100 II Official Product Video
Appreciate the finer details
It's all about the sensor, and bigger is definitely better. The brand-new 1.0-type back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with 20.2 effective megapixels captures light more efficiently for detail-packed images with low noise.
Brighter lens for clearer images
The F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* coating lens has a wide aperture that lets in more light. It's key to limitless creative effects, sharpen the focus of a subject against a smoothly-blurred background. An 8mm to 100mm focal length and a 3.6x zoom pulls you closer to a shot.
Explore every angle
When beautiful scenery inspires you, view and frame it all with the flexibility of a tiltable LCD screen that works in bright sunlight. A strong yet extra fine LCD screen packs each pixel closely together, so you can shoot in the sun with no problem.
Embrace a wireless freedom
Forget cables, shoot and share in no time. Place your camera against an NFC smartphone, tablet or TV to share photos in an instant – it’s simple with NFC one-touch connection. Built-in Wi-Fi lets you send pictures to your smartphone to upload on Facebook or Twitter.
Fine-tune an image with full control using automatic and manual exposure modes. Surrounding the lens, a smooth control ring allows fingertip adjustment of exposure, zoom, picture effect and other functions. High shutter speed lets you shoot moving subjects in crisp detail.
Expand your shooting options
Add all the extras with a Multi Interface Shoe. Easily attach shooting accessories like an electronic viewfinder, external flash or a stereo microphone – get even more flexible with your shooting.
RX100 II Sample Images
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