• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor: Sony RX10
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Successor:    
General
Model Number: RX10 II G3X
Alternate Model Number(s): DSC-RX10M2  
Camera Format: EVF Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1300.00 $999.99
Street Price: $998.00 $849.00
Date Available: 2015-07-15 2015-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 29.9 oz (849 g)
includes batteries
26.1 oz (739 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.5 x 4.0 in.
(129 x 88 x 102 mm)
4.9 x 3.0 x 4.1 in.
(123 x 77 x 105 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor RS  
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 20.2
Sensor Format: 1 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 70 63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.0 21.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.6 12.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 531 521
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2720 x 1528 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2912 x 3648 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 2880 (6.6 MP, Other),
1232 x 1536 (1.9 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 14.2 7.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1824x1026 (250p/​240p)
1676x566 (500p/​480p/​250p/​240p)
1136x384 (1000p/​960p/​500p/​480p)
800x270 (1000p/​960p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/​15p)
1280x720 (6p/​3p/​1.5p)
640x480 (6p/​3p/​1.5p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*; 14 elements in 11 groups, including 7 aspheric elements, 7 blade aperture Canon Zoom Lens with USM; 18 elements in 13 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 200mm 24 - 600mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 73.3mm 8.8 - 220mm
Zoom Ratio: 8.33x 25.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16 f/2.8 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; built-in 3-stop ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes Yes
Normal Focus Range: 13 cm to Infinity
5.1 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 62.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a Bayonet adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexble Spot, Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot) Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 31-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track), Touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Fixed EVF: 0.39-inch, 2359K-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 4 dual-sided aspheric lenses, 33 degree view angle, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from eyepiece, 21.5mm from eyepiece frame (CIPA standard), eye sensor Optional hot-shoe attachable EVF-DC1, 2.36M-dot OLED EVF.
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.26x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 125
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp/Filter, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2
Shutter Speed Range: 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center or linked to Touch AF frame), Face Detect AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Panorama; HFR Mode; Picture Effects: Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High- key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0 - 6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step) Scene Modes: Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks; Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3 or 5 shots after 2, 5, 10; Portrait seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off; (Wireless supported via external flash only; internal flash does not support Wireless mode.) Auto, Manual, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off; (Red-eye reduction and second curtain sync available)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 1.0m to 10.2m (3.28 ft. to 33.46 ft.) Auto ISO: 60cm - 6.8m (W), 85cm - 3.1m (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/3200s at F8, 1/1600s at F2.8 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wi-Fi Optional wired or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks Jack for RS-60E3 remote shutter release switch
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.38 0.86
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): 0.44 1.95
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 14.2 7.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 44 9
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0 0.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 29 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0 0.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 27 Unlimited
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.16 seconds 0.41 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.15 seconds 0.38 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.030 seconds 0.109 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.27 seconds 0.82 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.012 seconds 0.044 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds 1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 2.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.1 seconds 4.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 360 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FW50 Proprietary NB-10L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Uses the world's first 1.0 type stacked EXMOR RS CMOS sensor with advanced signal processing and attached DRAM; 4K internal video recording; 40x super slow-mo video; upgraded Fast Intelligent AF; high-speed anti-distortion electronic shutter; dust and moisture resistant. 1-inch 20.2MP BSI CMOS sensor, DIGIC 6 image processor, 25x 24-600mm eq. F2.8-5.6 zoom lens, improve, EOS-style controls and menus, magnesium-alloy body, dust and water resistant.