As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs, super zooms and travel zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III and the Cybershot DSC-RX100) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X and the PowerShot G7 X 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 1,040k dots), records movies in 24p, 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 february 2016).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
10 months newer
$698

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

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Significantly 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
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$425 - $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)

  • No 24p support
  • Screen does not flip out
  • No external flash support

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

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

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year newer
$543

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a touch screen

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

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No 24p support
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 350 shots

common strengths of the G7 X and DSC-RX100 II

  • Built-in flashes

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly 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 Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shorter battery life: 260 shots vs 350 shots

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and DSC-RX100 II

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years newer
$563 - $679

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

  • Significantly 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)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • 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
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 years newer
$948 - $1,050

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

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

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
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,229k dots

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 II compared to boutique competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 5.2 fps), has a screen which flips out and has a slightly longer battery life (350 shots vs 290 shots).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), doesn't have a touch screen, is older (june 2013 vs june 2015), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs optical) and is less popular.

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
2 years newer
$597

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

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 300 seconds vs 30 seconds

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

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the GR II and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • 24p support
  • Very light: 251 g vs 281 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year newer
$579 - $648

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

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • 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)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 350 shots
  • No built-in flash

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

  • Very wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)

Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR
similar age
$317

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

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 300 seconds vs 30 seconds

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

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

common strengths of the GR and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (117×61×35 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • 24p support
  • Very light: 245 g vs 281 g

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
7 months newer
$649

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

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 350 shots

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

  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
2 years newer
$700

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)

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

common strengths of the X70 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Both shoot high resolution HD movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • 24p support

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 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has much less shutter lag (149 ms vs 158 ms), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 60 fps).

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year newer
$398 (body only)
$498 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
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the A5100 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 224 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.5"

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year newer
$349 - $497 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 J5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 1 J5 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No 24p support
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 350 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the 1 J5 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×60×32 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 231 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.5"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
7 months newer
$442 - $498 (body only)
$598 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)

  • 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
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 281 g

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7
1 year newer
$579 (body only)
$420 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-PL7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much less startup delay: 500 ms vs 2800 ms
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the E-PL7 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: LIVEMOS vs CMOS
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the E-PL7 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Incredible shutter lag: 158 ms vs 149 ms
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×67×38 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 309 g vs 281 g

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
6 months newer
$435 - $448 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Longer battery life: 420 shots vs 350 shots

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the A5000 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 210 g vs 281 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.5"

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
2 years newer
$794 - $798 (body only)
$898 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Many more focus points: 425 vs 25

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×49 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Each has a built-in flash

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 1080p @ 30fps), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 920k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), records movies in 24p and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 6 fps).

However, on average it has much more startup delay (2800 ms vs 400 ms), has a much smaller sensor (1" 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (350 shots vs 700 shots).

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000
2 years older
$849 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D7000 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

common strengths of the D7000 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$399 (body only)
$397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D3300 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 281 g

Sony SLT A55

Sony SLT-A55
2 years older

Significant advantages of the SLT A55 (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 A55 (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 A55 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Very fast continuous shooting: 10 fps vs 10 fps
  • Flip-out screens
  • Light weight: 500 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 significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 921k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (102×58×38 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP) and records movies in 24p.

However, on average it has way more less zoom (3.6x vs 83.3x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), is older (june 2013 vs march 2015), doesn't have a built-in GPS and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
4 months older
$470

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly more zoom: 50x vs 3.6x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year newer
$479 - $697

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

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

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

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the P900 and DSC-RX100 II

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly more zoom: 41.7x vs 3.6x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (102×58×38 mm)

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 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 significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.5), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 460k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.6 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and records movies in 24p.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3.6x vs 40x), 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) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year newer
$448

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
  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
2 years newer
$338

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and DSC-RX100 II

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
2 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly more zoom: 40x vs 3.6x
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and DSC-RX100 II

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • 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
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No 24p support

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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Fast continuous shooting: 40 fps vs 10 fps

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
1 year older
$600

Significant advantages of the ZS20 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the ZS20 (vs the DSC-RX100 II)

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

common strengths of the ZS20 and DSC-RX100 II

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Fast continuous shooting: 10 fps vs 10 fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS