As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II is also often compared to super zooms, mirrorless, travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-RX100 and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot G9 X)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it records movies in 24p, 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 slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't have a touch screen, has slightly fewer focus points (25 vs 315) and is older (june 2013 vs june 2015).

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$368

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

  • None found

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

  • Screen does not flip out
  • No external flash support

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 350 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 years newer
$998 - $1,010

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Many more focus points: 315 vs 25
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 350 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and DSC-RX100 II

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,229k dots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
10 months newer
$648

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

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

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 350 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
1 year newer
$829 - $848

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

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

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

  • No external flash support

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,229k dots

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years newer
$546 - $649

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

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

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

  • Shorter battery life: 265 shots vs 350 shots
  • No external flash support

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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
2 years newer
$379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 350 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and DSC-RX100 II

  • Built-in flashes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 115k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (102×58×38 mm) vs large (132×92×117 mm)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has much less zoom (3.6x vs 83.3x), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (350 shots vs 450 shots), doesn't have a built-in GPS and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
2 years newer
$398 - $437

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and DSC-RX100 II

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year newer
$479 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 3.6x
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the P900 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Flip-out screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX200V (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 450 shots vs 350 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX200V (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Larger: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-HX200V and DSC-RX100 II

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Olympus SP-510 UZ

Olympus SP-510 UZ
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SP-510 UZ (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SP-510 UZ (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the SP-510 UZ and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (106×75×70 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.5"
  • Light weight: 410 g vs 281 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 610k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), records movies in 24p, has a screen which flips out and has much less shutter lag (149 ms vs 1187 ms).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, has much more startup delay (2800 ms vs 1100 ms) and has a slightly smaller sensor (1" 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5
1 year older
$619 - $799 (body only)
$629 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-M5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much less startup delay: 1100 ms vs 2800 ms
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the E-M5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 610k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the E-M5 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Incredible shutter lag: 277 ms vs 149 ms
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.5"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
7 months newer
$444 - $448 (body only)
$525 - $548 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the A6000 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • 24p support
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 350 shots
  • Lower true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 20 MP
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.5"

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year newer
$348 (body only)
$448 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

common strengths of the A5100 and DSC-RX100 II

  • 24p support
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 224 g vs 281 g

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10
1 year newer
$599 (body only)
$793 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T10 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,000 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the X-T10 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the X-T10 and DSC-RX100 II

  • 24p support
  • Light weight: 381 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.5"

Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1
4 years older
$349 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-P1 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the E-P1 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much more shutter lag: 1187 ms vs 149 ms
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the E-P1 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (121×70×36 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 355 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.5"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.3), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 461k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), records movies in 24p and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 220 fps), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 40 fps).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
1 year newer
$348

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

common strengths of the DSC-WX500 and DSC-RX100 II

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Shoots much faster: 40 fps vs 10 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and DSC-RX100 II

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
7 months newer
$198

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30
5 months older
$344

Significant advantages of the ZS30 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Records high-speed movies: 220 fps vs None
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the ZS30 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the ZS30 and DSC-RX100 II

  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS
3 months older
$399

Significant advantages of the IXUS 255 HS (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 255 HS (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3 vs f/1.8
  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 350 shots

common strengths of the IXUS 255 HS and DSC-RX100 II

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and DSC-RX100 II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs none), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 210k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 6 MP).

However, on average it has much more startup delay (2800 ms vs 500 ms), has a much smaller sensor (1" 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.7mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
3 months newer
$439 (body only)
$500 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D5300 and DSC-RX100 II

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Light weight: 480 g vs 281 g

Samsung GX-1S

Samsung GX-1S
7 years older

Significant advantages of the GX-1S (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the GX-1S (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 210k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the GX-1S and DSC-RX100 II

  • Very small: Prosumer size (125×93×66 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.5"

Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35
2 years older

Significant advantages of the SLT A35 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A35 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

common strengths of the SLT A35 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Light weight: 415 g vs 281 g