Updated 25 Oct 2017

Sony

RX1R M2

Snapshot: The Sony RX1R M2 compact camera can shoot full-HD video. But how's the image quality?

RX1R M2
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$6295

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Test results

Overall score
73
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10

Good points

  • Good image quality.
  • Very good screen.
  • Very good video quality.
  • Has a high resolution articulated monitor, a large sensor, a fast f/2.0 lens, PASM modes and a connection for an external flash.
  • Can shoot full-HD video and manually focus.

But

  • Has no zoom and no flash.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$6295
Type
Compact

More test results

Viewfinder
9.0

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
42
Battery type
Lithium-ion
Sensor
Full Frame EXMOR R CMOS
ISO range
100 - 25600
Optical zoom
1
Aperture range
2.0 - 2.0
Zoom range
-
Shutter range
1/4000 - 30
Dimensions (cm)
125 x 81 x 70
Weight (g)
563
Depth (mm)
81
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC, MemoryStick Duo

Features

Water resistant
No
RAW support
GPS tagging
×
PASM modes
Manual focus option

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
3
Monitor pixels
1,228,800
Touchscreen
×
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder pixels
-

Video

Video
1920 x 1080
Microphone input

Flash

Flash type
None
Connection for external flash

More info

Notes

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