• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 14.8 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sigma DP3 Merrill
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
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Predecessor:   Sony RX1
RX1 vs RX1R II
Successor:    
General
Model Number: DP3 Merrill RX1R II
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $3299.99
Street Price: $899.00 $3,298.00
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2015-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g) 17.9 oz (507 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 2.6 x 3.2 in.
(122 x 67 x 81 mm)
4.5 x 2.6 x 2.8 in.
(113 x 65 x 72 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3 Sony Exmor R (BSI)
Effective Megapixels: 14.8 42.4
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.00 microns 4.51 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Not needed Optional
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:   97
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   25.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   13.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   3,204
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4704 x 3136 (14.8 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2336 x 1568 (3.7 MP, Other)
7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2),
7072 x 5304 (37.5 MP, 4:3),
7952 x 4472 (35.6 MP, 16:9),
5296 x 5296 (28.0 MP, 1:1),
5168 x 3448 (17.8 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
5168 x 2912 (15.0 MP, Other),
3440 x 3440 (11.8 MP, 1:1),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3536 x 2656 (9.4 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
3872 x 2160 (8.4 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
5536 x 2160 (12.0 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (uncompressed and compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30) 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p/​100/​30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sigma Lens; 10 elements in 8 groups Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 75mm 35mm
Focal Length (actual): 50mm 35mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 7-bladed diaphragm f/2 - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 23 cm to Infinity
8.9 in to Infinity
20 - 35 cm
7.9 - 13.8 in
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital zoom, 1.4x/2.0x Digital Teleconverter, up to 6.2x Smart digital zoom at lower resolutions
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large.) Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection/contrast-detection): Wide (399 points for PDAF, 25 points for CDAF), Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot, Lock-on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   0.39-type, 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.74x magnification, 18.4mm eyepoint (CIPA), -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.74x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.74x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (with programmable low and high limits), 100-6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50-102400), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-102400 with selectable upper/lower limits)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, Color Temp, Color Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: No scene modes or effects. Note that maximum shutter speed varies with aperture. Top shutter speeds are 1/2000s at f/5.6-f/16, 1/1600s at f/4.0-f/16 and 1/1250s at f/2.8-f/16. Scene modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur; Panorama; Effects: Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterisation, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 5, 10; 3 or 5 shots after 2, 5, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit) Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off, Wireless (with optional compliant flash)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Multi Interface Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (uncompressed and compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Included Memory: No memory included  
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Threaded cable release, via USB or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV Multi Micro USB, Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.64
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.62
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 24
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 23
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 22
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.059 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.016 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 97 shots 220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   200 shots
Battery Life, Video:   30 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-41 Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x Proprietary BP-41 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro Free downloads of Image Data Converter (Win only), PlayMemories Home, Capture One Express (for Sony)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3 x 14.8 megapixel Foveon X3 sensor, Dual TRUE II image processors, 50mm f/2.8 macro lens, Quick Set menu, new Face Detection AF, AF+MF mode, VGA movies.