LCD and Viewfinder
Sony RX10 II has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,229k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
RX10 II has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots and coverage of 100%.
Sony RX10 II can shoot continuously at max speed of 14.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/32000 sec . RX10 II has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Sony RX10 II features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 25 points to choose from.
With Sony RX10 II, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4, AVCHD and XAVC S formats. This means that Sony RX10 II provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness. There is also a high speed mode where you can capture videos at 960fps for ultra slow motion videos. RX10 II has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony RX10 II also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Sony RX10 II a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Sony RX10 II features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, RX10 II can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our RX10 II. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony RX10 II is powered by NP-FW50 battery which provides a shooting life of 400 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Sony RX10 III with its 420shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Sony RX10 II vs Sony RX10 III or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Sony RX10 II is $1,298.00