In this review, we will be comparing RX10 and RX10 II, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras by Sony. Both Sony RX10 and Sony RX10 II cameras have 20.0MP 1-inch sensors. Sony RX10 was introduced to market in March 2014 and Sony RX10 II was launched in June 2015. There is 15 months difference between RX10 and RX10 II so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger RX10 II, especially in sensor tech.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Large Sensor Superzoom cameras. Out of 10 cameras in this class, Sony RX10 is ranked #8
with an overall score of 68 and Sony RX10 II is ranked #5
with an overall score of 71.
RX10 and RX10 II are members of Sony's RX10 series of cameras. Below you can find the latest models from this series.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony RX10 and Sony RX10 II before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Sony RX10 and Sony RX10 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.