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%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Sony RX10 II can shoot continuously at max speed of 14.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec. RX10 II also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 1/32000 sec. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
RX10 II has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony RX10 II features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 25 points to choose from.
Sony RX10 II also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
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.It is also a big step up from its predecessor RX10 which has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 only. If you are thinking of upgrading your RX10 and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of RX10 II.
RX10 II also a high speed mode where it captures 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 built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC 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 RX10 II to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony RX10 II is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 400 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 354 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.
Sony RX10 II Features Compared to Main Competitors