Sony RX1R II vs. Sony RX1R

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 1A comparison between the two Sony camera (successor and predecessor) RX1R II and Sony RX1R, let’s see the comparison you would find the differences.

Major Difference

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Specification Comparison Table. 


Features / Models Sony DSC-RX1R II Sony DSC-RX1R
Megapixel 42 megapixels 24.3 megapixels
Sensor size / type Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
Low –Pass filter Variable No
Image  Processor BIONZ X BIONZ
Optical zoom Fixed Fixed
Aperture Range F2.0 F2.0
Macro 14cm 14cm
Image stabilization No No
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect Contrast Detect (sensor)
AF points 399+25 25
ISO 50-102400 50-25600



30 sec 1/4000 sec 30 sec 1/4000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5fps 5fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720p 120 fps. 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps)
Display 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen Tilt (1,288,800 pixels) 3″ LCD Rear Screen (1,229,000 pixels)
Viewfinder Yes No
Hot Shoe Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Built-in with NFC Eye-Fi Connected
Battery Life (CIPA) 220 shots 270 shots
Dimensions  113 x 65 x 72 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Weight 507g 482g

Megapixel- The exclusive 42 megapixels inside the Sony RX1R II is to fulfil the most critical desire of any photographer for sharper, rich detailed pictures and enhanced resolution.  Whereas, the RX1R has 24.3 megapixels of resolution, however, the sensor sizes of both camera are same but the one who loves the print and quality of the images must go with Sony RX1R II.

ISO- Fine shooting of still images at lowlight conditions by just expanding the ISO range to 50 – 102400, the RX1R II also provides the noiseless images but its competitor RX1R offers to shoot only at 25600.

AF System– The AF system of Sony RX1R II is so much better than that of its opponents or its predecessor RX1R.  RX1R II models features a nice 399 phase and 25 contrast detect systems to help the photographers to capture the shots of the subjects with fine accuracy and instantly. On the other hand you have only 25 contrast detect system in RX1R.

Video- The users of RX1R II can record full HD video of 1920×1080 at frame rates of 60p, 30p or 24p through use of the versatile XAVC S movie recording format.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 2

Display– A 3.0 type WhiteMagic 1.2 million dot LCD display that can tilt upwards up to 109 degrees and downwards up to 41 degrees, allowing the professional photographers for a greater range of shooting angles and positions.

Shots- You can expect atleast 270 shots at a time if you use RX1R  and if you use RX1RII then you can take only 220 shots.

Verdicts- Looking at the overall comparison one could undoubtedly belive  RX1RII, the camera in which splurging cash will more wiser thing. This successor has got every specification that gives professional photographers  the power to shoot more confidently everywhere.

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