As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II is also often compared to boutiques, entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms, mirrorless, super zooms and ultra compacts. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III and the SLT A65) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot G1X Mark II)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 460k dots), has a screen which flips out, has a slightly longer battery life (350 shots vs 265 shots) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a touch screen, lacks and external mic jack, is older (june 2013 vs february 2016) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
10 months newer
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years newer
$532 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year newer
$534

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the G7 X and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Olympus Tough TG-5

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3 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10
3 months newer
$798 - $1,097

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.5), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it is much larger (compact (102×58×38 mm) vs compact (93×57×28 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, is thicker (1.5" vs 1.1"), is much heavier (281 g vs 137 g) and is slightly more expensive ($598.00 vs $337.46).

Samsung Digimax 301

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the Digimax 301 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much smaller: Compact (98×51×38 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Much lighter: 137 g vs 281 g
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Digimax 301 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.6" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the Digimax 301 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300
5 years older
$337

Significant advantages of the DSC-T300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (94×59×21 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the DSC-T300 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom
7 years older

Significant advantages of the F30 Zoom (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much smaller: Compact (93×57×28 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Much lighter: 185 g vs 281 g
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the F30 Zoom (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the F30 Zoom and DSC-RX100 II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has much more zoom (3.6x vs 3.1x), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 6 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a touch screen, has a marginally smaller sensor (1" 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.8mm), lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
3 years newer
$1,050 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X100F and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Thin: 2" vs 1.5"
  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
7 months newer
$699

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much more zoom: 5x vs 3.6x
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 350 shots
  • Shoots significantly slower: 5.2 fps vs 10 fps
  • Significantly thicker: 2.6" vs 1.5"

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and DSC-RX100 II

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 3.6x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
2 years newer
$1,365

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the X70 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.5"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year newer
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 3.6x
  • Screen does not flip out
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 3.6x
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
9 months older
$2,398 - $2,798

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX1 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 35.8x23.8mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX1 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much less zoom: 1x vs 3.6x
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the DSC-RX1 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (113×65×70 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Built-in flashes

Fujifilm XF10

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5 years newer
$449

Significant advantages of the XF10 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the XF10 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Shoots slower: 6 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the XF10 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×41 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.5"
  • Light weight: 279 g vs 281 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Sony SLT A65

Sony SLT-A65
1 year older
$241 (body only)

Significant advantages of the SLT A65 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A65 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the SLT A65 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
2 years newer
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
7 months newer
$337 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.4), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 460k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, is older (june 2013 vs january 2015), is slightly more expensive ($598.00 vs $279.00) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
7 months newer
$268 - $345

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-WX350 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
2 years newer
$199 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year newer
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and DSC-RX100 II

  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 350 shots

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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5 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-ZS7 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year newer
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), records movies in 24p and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't have a touch screen, has a marginally smaller sensor (1" 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6
similar age
$295 (body only)
$837 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-PL6 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the E-PL6 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the E-PL6 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×64×38 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.5"
  • Light weight: 325 g vs 281 g

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3
1 year newer
$364 (body only)
$538 22mm lens

Significant advantages of the M3 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the M3 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the M3 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×68×44 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 366 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.5"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7
1 year newer
$523 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GF7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GF7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No external flash support
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-GF7 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.5"
  • Light weight: 266 g vs 281 g

Sony NEX 7

Sony NEX-7
1 year older
$737 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NEX 7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the NEX 7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the NEX 7 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.5"
  • Light weight: 350 g vs 281 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (102×58×38 mm) vs professional size (129×88×102 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 8.1 MP) and has a slightly larger sensor (1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.7" 5.6x4.2mm).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (350 shots vs 400 shots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX1 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX1 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower true resolution: 8.1 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-HX1 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (115×83×92 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Great battery life: 390 shots vs 350 shots
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 1.5"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
1 year newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Larger: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 813 g vs 281 g

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 II and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 85k dots) and has image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it is much larger (compact (102×58×38 mm) vs ultra compact (90×57×12 mm)), is thicker (1.5" vs 0.5"), is much heavier (281 g vs 110 g), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/6400 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SD200

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8 years older
$453

Significant advantages of the SD200 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD200 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD200 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Casio Exilim EX-S3

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the EX-S3 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-S3 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-S3 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found