Sony RX0 II Review

June 20, 2019 | Mark Goldstein |

Sony RX0 II Specifications

Sensor

SENSOR TYPE
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) Exmor RS CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
NUMBER OF PIXELS (EFFECTIVE)
Approx. 15.3 Megapixels

Lens

LENS TYPE
ZEISS Tessar T* Lens, 6 elements in 6 groups (6 aspheric elements)
F-NUMBER (MAXIMUM APERTURE)
F4.0
FOCAL LENGTH (F=)
f=7.9mm
ANGLE OF VIEW (35MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT) (STILL IMAGE)
84deg. (24mm)
FOCUS RANGE (FROM THE FRONT OF THE LENS)
Approx. 20cm (0.66 ft.) to Infinity
OPTICAL ZOOM
-
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM (STILL IMAGE)
15M Approx. 2x / 7.7M Approx. 2.8x / 3.8M Approx. 4x / VGA Approx. 13x
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM (MOVIE)
4K: Approx. 1.5x / HD: Approx. 2x
DIGITAL ZOOM (STILL IMAGE)
15M Approx. 4x / 7.7M Approx. 5.6x / 3.8M Approx. 8x / VGA Approx. 13x
DIGITAL ZOOM (MOVIE)
Approx. 4x

Screen

SCREEN TYPE
3.8cm(1.5type)(4:3) / 230,400 dots / Clear Photo / TFT LCD
MF ASSIST MAGNIFICATION
7.5x

Viewfinder

SCREEN TYPE/NUMBER OF DOTS
-

Camera

IMAGE PROCESSING ENGINE
Yes (BIONZ X)
STEADYSHOT
Electronical (for movie)
MOVIE EDIT ADD-ON COMPATIBILITY
Yes
FOCUS TYPE
Contrast-detection AF
FOCUS MODE
Single-shot AF,Preset Focus,Manual Focus
FOCUS AREA
Wide (25 points(contrast-detection AF)),Center,Flexible Spot (S/M/L),Expanded Flexible Spot
LOCK ON AF
-
EYE AF
Yes
LIGHT METERING MODE
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot (Standard/ Large), Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
+/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step
ISO SENSITIVITY (STILL IMAGE)(RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE INDEX)
Auto(ISO125-12800, selectable with upper / lower limit),125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO80/100),Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO200-25600), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600 5
ISO SENSITIVITY (MOVIE)
Auto:(ISO125Level-ISO12800Level, selectable with upper / lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800
WHITE BALANCE MODES
Auto,Daylight,Shade,Cloudy,Incandescent,Fluor.: Warm White,Fluor.: Cool White,Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight,Underwater Auto,C.Temp./Filter,Custom
WB MICRO ADJUSTMENT
Yes (G7 to M7,57-step)(A7 to B7,29-step)
ELECTRONIC SHUTTER
1/4" - 1/32000
APERTURE
F4.0
IMAGE CONTROL
Contrast,Saturation,Sharpness,Creative Style,Color Space(sRGB / Adobe RGB),Quality(RAW / RAW&JPEG / Extra fine / Fine / Standard)
NOISE REDUCTION
High ISO NR:Normal/Low/Off,Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO200-25600
DYNAMIC RANGE FUNCTIONS
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV step))
SHOOTING MODE
Program Auto,Manual Exposure,MR(Memory Recall) [body 3 sets / memory card 4 sets],Movie Mode(Inteligent Auto),Movie Mode(Program Auto),Movie Mode(Manual Exposure),HFR Mode(Program Auto, Manual Exposure),Intelligent Auto,Superior Auto
CONTINUOUS SHOOTING SPEED (MAXIMUM) (WITH MAX. RECORDING PIXELS)
Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 16 fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 3.5 fps
SELF-TIMER
10sec. / 5sec. / 2sec. / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable / Bracketing shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
DRIVE MODES
Single,Continuous shooting,Speed priority continuous shooting,Self-timer,Self-timer(cont.),Cont.-bracketing, Single-bracketing,White balance bracketing,DRO bracketing
INTERVAL REC
Yes (1-60 sec. interval, 1-9999 shots, AE lock/AE tracking(High/Mid/Low))
PICTURE EFFECT
[Still Image]:Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; [Movie]:Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono.
CREATIVE STYLE
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box
PICTURE PROFILE
Off/PP1-PP7(Black Level, Gamma(Movie, Still, Cine1-2, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset)
NUMBER OF RECOGNISED SCENES
Still Image:Superior Auto: 10 / iAuto: 10,Movie:10

Recording

COMPATIBLE RECORDING MEDIA
XAVC S(100Mbps): micro SDXC/SDHC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or higher); XAVC S(60Mbps/50Mbps): micro SDXC/SDHC Memory Card (Class 10 or higher); AVCHD/Still image: Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), Micro SDXC/SDHC/SD Memory Card (Class 4 or higher)
RECORDING FORMAT
Still Image:JPEG(DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.31,MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format),Movie:XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible
RECORDING FORMAT (MOVIE AUDIO)
XAVC S:LPCM 2ch,AVCHD:Dolby Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)
COLOUR SPACE (STILL)
sRGB, Adobe RGB
DCF/DPOF
DCF/DPOF/EXIF/MPF
STILL IMAGE NUMBER OF RECORDED PIXELS (IMAGE SIZE)
3:2mode:15M(4,800x3,200) / 7.7M(3,408x2,272) / 3.8M(2,400x1,600), 4:3mode:14M(4,272x3,200) / 6.9M(3,024x2,272) / 3.4M(2,128x1,600) / VGA,16:9mode:13M(4,800x2,704) / 6.5M(3,408x1,920) / 3.2M(2,400x1,352),1:1mode:10M(3,200x3,200) / 5.2M(2,272x2,272) / 2.6M(1,600x1,600)
MOVIE RECORDING MODE (NTSC)
NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i), XAVC S 4K: 30p 100M(3,840x2,160/30p) / 30p 60M(3,840x2,160/30p) / 24p 100M(3,840x2,160/24p) / 24p 60M(3,840x2,160/24p), XAVC S HD: 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/60p) / 60p 25M(1,920x1,080/60p) /30p 50M(1,920x1,080/30p) / 30p 16M(1,920x1,080/30p) /24p 50M(1,920x1,080/24p) / 120p 60M(1,920x1,080/120p) / 120p 100M(1,920x1,080/120p)
MOVIE RECORDING MODE (PAL)
NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode AVCHD: 24M FX(1,920x1,080/50i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/50i), XAVC S 4K: 25p 100M(3,840x2,160/25p) / 25p 60M(3,840x2,160/25p), XAVC S HD: 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/50p) / 50p 25M(1,920x1,080/50p) /25p 50M(1,920x1,080/25p) /25p 25M(1,920x1,080/25p)/ 100p 60M(1,920x1,080/100p) / 100p 100M(1,920x1,080/100p)
HFR
Recording NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode XAVC S HD:50p 50M(1,920x1,080/250fps), 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/500fps), 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/1000fps) / 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/250fps), 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/500fps), 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/1000fps), NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] mode XAVC S HD:60p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps) / 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps) / 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps) Sensor Readout Number of effective pixelsQuality Priority:240fps/250fps(1,676x942),480fps/500fps(1,676x566),960fps/1000fps(1,136x384)/Shoot Time Priority:240fps/250fps(1,676x566),480fps/500fps(1,136x384),960fps/1000fps(800x270)
PROXY RECORDING
Yes(1280 x 720 (Approx.9Mbps))

Interface

INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS
Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone jack(3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
NFC
-
WI-FI
Yes(IEEE802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))
BLUETOOTH
Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4GHz band))

Power

POWER SOURCE
DC3.7V(supplied battery) / DC5.0V(supplied AC Adaptor)
BATTERY SYSTEM
Rechargeable battery pack NP-BJ1
POWER CONSUMPTION (CAMERA MODE)
Approx. 1.3W
USB CHARGE/USB POWER SUPPLY
Yes (Shooting, Playback)
BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)(CIPA)
Approx. 240shots / Approx. 120min
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES ACTUAL SHOOTING)(CIPA)
Approx. 35min.
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES CONTINUOUS SHOOTING)(CIPA)
Approx. 60min.

Others

PLAYMEMORIES CAMERA APPS
-
SHOOTING FUNCTIONS
Eye AF,Face Detection,Face Registration,Grid Line,WB Bracket,DRO Bracketing,MF Assist,Peaking,Zebra,Marker Display,Audio Level Display,TC/UB,Photographer Name & Copyright,ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed,PC Remote Control,Gamma Disp. Assist,Flip,One Push AF
PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS
BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI),9/25-frame index view,Slide Show,Forward/Rewind (Movie),Delete,Protect,Cont Shoot Grouping
TRILUMINOS COLOR
Yes
4K IMAGE OUTPUT
Yes
OPERATING TEMPERATURE
0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
WATERPROOF
Yes (IPX8 equivalent)
DUSTPROOF
Yes (IP6X equivalent)
SHOCKPROOF
Yes (2.0m/6.5ft MIL-STD810G C1 Method516.7-Shock)
CRUSHPROOF
Yes(200kgf/2000N/440lbf)

Print

PRINT
Exif Print,PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)

Size & Weight

DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (APPROX.)
59.0x40.5x35.0 mm(2 3/8 in. × 1 5/8 in. 1 7/16 in.)
WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT)
Approx. 132g (4.7 oz.)(Battery and microSD Memory Card are included) / Approx. 117g (4.1 oz.)(Body Only)

What's In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BJ1) (x2),AC Adaptor,Micro USB cable,Wrist Strap,Memory card protector,Instruction Manual,Shooting Grip (VCT-SGR1),Hand Strap,Cable Clamper,Pouch,Set of printed documentation,Bracket