• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 70.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
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Predecessor: Sony RX100 II
RX100 II vs RX100 III
Olympus E-M10
E-M10 vs E-M10 II
Successor: Sony RX100 IV
RX100 III vs RX100 IV
Olympus E-M10 III
E-M10 II vs E-M10 III
General
Model Number: RX100 III E-M10 II
Alternate Model Number(s): DSC-RX100M3  
Camera Format: Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $799.99 $799.99
Street Price: $748.00 $424.00
Date Available: 2014-06-15 2015-09-07
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 10.1 oz (287 g)
includes batteries
17.2 oz (488 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.6 in.
(102 x 58 x 41 mm)
4.7 x 3.3 x 1.8 in.
(120 x 83 x 47 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R  
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 16.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch 4/3
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 3.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 67 73
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.4 23.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.3 12.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 495 842
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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 980 (1.3 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 8.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1440x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a No
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens; 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens) Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ ED
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 70mm 28 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 25.7mm 14 - 42mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.92x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/11 with 7 blade aperture, plus built-in 3-stop ND filter f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 5 diaphragm blades (circular)
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 37.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center weighted AF / Flexible spot / Flexible spot (tracking focus) / Flexible sport (face tracking) High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points); Improved C-AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Pop-up EVF: 0.39-inch OLED, 1,440,000 dots, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, 20mm eye-point (from eyepiece)/ 19.2mm from eyepiece frame; -4 to +3 m^-1 diopter, ZEISS T* Coating, eye detector. EVF; 2.36M-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.23x magnification (0.62x 35mm eq.), 19.2mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 1,440,000 dots (480,000 pixels) 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.59x 0.62x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.22x 1.23x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,037,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 13.6x 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 125 200
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 125 - 12800 with ISO 80 and 100 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-1600) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp/Filter, Custom Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Anti Motion Blur, Fireworks, Gourmet, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Macro, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Pet Mode, Portrait, Sports Action, Sunset; DRO (Auto/Level), HDR (Auto/Level), Auto Portrait Framing, Sweep Panorama; Picture Effect(s): 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 Scene select AE (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv., Panning, 3D*2; *1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite , *2 For 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only), Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolor, Vintage, Partial Color), Underwater wide / macro
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1 (FULL) - 1/64); Supports Olympus RC wireless system
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 5.8 m / 19.0 ft.
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 1’ to 49’ 2” (0.30m to 15.0m) (W) / 1’ 9” to 18’ 8” (0.55m to 5.7m) (T) GN=5.8 (ISO100, m) / GN= 8.2 (ISO200, m)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/250s Built-in Flash, 1/200s External Flash*; *FL-50R: 1/180s
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
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, via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or optional Remote Cable RM-UC1
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K stills output, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/remote connector
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.46
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): <0.3  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 20  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3 0.49
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 8.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 48 28
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.7 8.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 26 18
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.7 8.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 23 13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.15 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.15 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.051 seconds 0.082 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.32 seconds 0.38 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.011 seconds 0.060 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.6 seconds 4.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 230 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable BLS-50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BLS-50 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:   Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Wide-angle 24-70mm eq. f/1.8-2.8 Zeiss lens with world's first two joined glass mold aspherics; 5-axis Optical Steadyshot; Built-in ND filter; BIONZ X processor; Pop-up SVGA OLED EVF; 180-degree tilting LCD, also 45 degrees downward; 1080p60 Full pixel readout of sensor with no line skipping; 720p120 capture; HDMI clean output; PlayMemories Camera Apps; Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Available in black or silver. A limited edition brown version was announced 01/27/2016.