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RX1R II PROFESSIONAL COMPACT CAMERA WITH 35MM SENSOR

Full Specifications & Features

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$5,499.00

(AUD inc. GST)
Sensor Type
35 mm Full-Frame Exmor® CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
42.4 MP
Number of Pixels (total)
43.6 MP
Number of Pixels (Gross)
Approx. 43.6 MP
Lens type
ZEISS Vario Sonnar T* Lens
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F2
Focal length
f=35mm
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
24 cm - Infinity (14 cm - 29 cm in Macro mode)
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
[Still Image] 2x, [Movie] 2x
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 8x
Filter Diameter
49 mm
Max. Magnification (Standard/Macro)
0.15x / 0.26x (By Macro Switching Ring)
Optical Variable Low-Pass Filter
Yes
Aperture Type
Iris diaphragm (9 blades)
Digital zoom
[Still Image] 20M Approx.11x / 10M Approx.16x / 5.0M Approx.23x / VGA Approx.44x, [Movie] Approx.11
Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)
Approx. 30cm to infinity (Normal mode), approx. 20cm to 35cm (Macro mode)
Screen Type
7.5cm (3.0 type) (4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable Angle
Up approx. 109 degrees, down approx. 41 degrees, at max.
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Auto / EVF / Monitor
MS Assist Magnification
5.0x, 12.5x
Screen Type/Number of Dots
0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED), 2,359,296 dots
Field Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.74x (with 50mm lens equiv. at infinity, -1m-1)
Eye Point
Approx. 19mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.4mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Viewfinder
0.39-type electronic viewfinder(OLED)
Brightness Control
Auto, Manual (5 steps)
Image Processing Engine
BIONZ™ X
Steadyshot
Electronic type (for movies)
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF (AF-S) / Continuous AF (AF-C) / Direct Manual Focus (DMF) / Manual Focus
Focus Area
Wide (399 points for phase-detection AF / 25 points for contrast-detection AF) / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step) (expandable to ISO 50/64/80/32000/40000/51200/64000/80000/102400), AUTO (ISO 100-102400, selectable upper / lower limit), Multi Frame NR: ISO 100-102400 (1 EV step), AUTO (ISO 100-102400, selectable upper / lower limit)
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
ISO 100-25600
White Balance Modes
Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor.: Warm White / Fluor.: Cool White / Fluor.: Day White / Fluor.: Daylight / Flash / C.Temp. / Filter / Custom
WB Micro Adjustment
Yes (G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps))
Shutter Speed
Program Auto (30”-1/4000* sec.) / Aperture Priority (30”-1/4000* sec.) / Shutter Priority (30”-1/4000* sec.) / Manual Exposure (Bulb, 30”-1/4000* sec.) / iAuto (4”-1/4000* sec.) *At F5.6 or greater aperture value. Fastest limit at F2 is 1/2000 sec.
Aperture
F2-22
Image Control
Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Colour Space (sRGB/Adobe RGB), Quality (RAW / RAW & JPEG / Extra fine / Fine / Standard)
Uncompressed RAW
Yes
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On / Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off, Multi Frame NR: Auto / ISO 100-102400
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Shooting Mode
AUTO (Intelligent Auto / Superior Auto), Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3, Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection
Scene Selection
Portrait, Sports Action, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Speed priority continuous shooting: approx. 5fps, Continuous shooting: approx. 2.5fps (AF-S)
Self-Timer
10 sec. / 5 sec. / 2 sec. / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10 sec. 5 sec. or 2 sec. delay selectable / Bracketing shots with 10 sec. 5 sec. or 2 sec. 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 , LPF bracketing
Picture Effect
[Still Image] Toy camera, Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration, [Movie] Toy camera, Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono.
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box
Auto Image Rotation
Yes
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Number of Recognised Scenes
[Still Image] Superior Auto: 44, Intelligent Auto: 33, [Movie] 33
Raw Output
14 bit
Minimum Illumination
Auto:1.5lux(Shutter Speed 1/30")
Built-in Flash Red-Eye Correction
On / Off
Flash Mode
Flash Off / Autoflash / Fill-flash / Slow Sync. / Rear Sync. / Wireless(with optional compliant flash)
AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro , Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) , SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card , microSDHC Memory Card , microSDXC Memory Card
Recording Format
[Still Image]: JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), [Movie]: XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible, MP4
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch / AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) / MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Colour Space (Still)
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
[3:2] L: 42M (7,952 x 5,304) / M: 18M (5,168 x 3,448) / S: 11M (3,984 x 2,656), [4:3] L: 38M (7,072 x 5,304) / M: 16M (4,592 x 3,448) / S: 9.4M (3,536 x 2,656), [16:9] L: 36M (7,952 x 4,472) / M: 15M (5,168 x 2,912) / S: 8.9M (3,984 x 2,240), [1:1] L: 28M (5,296 x 5,296) / M: 12M (3,440 x 3,440) / S: 7.1M (2,656 x 2,656), [Sweep Panorama] Standard (3,872 x 2,160 / 8,192 x 1,856) / Wide (5,536 x 2,160 / 12,416 x 1,856)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 28 Mbps)
Movie Recording Mode (PAL)
AVCHD: 28M PS (1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/50i) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/50i) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/25p), XAVC S HD: 50p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 25p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 100p 50M (1,280 x 720/100p), MP4: 28M (1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 16M (1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 6M (1,280 x 720/25p)
Input and Output Terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal , Micro HDMI, Microphone (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Multi Interface Shoe
NFC
NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
WI-FI
Yes (IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band))
Wireless Capabilities
Eye-Fi, NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing, Wi-Fi
Power source
DC3.6V (supplied battery) / DC5.0V (supplied AC Adaptor)
Battery System
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 2.5W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.7W with viewfinder (CIPA standard)
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (supplied AC adaptor)
Battery Life(Still Images)
Up to 220 shots / 110 min
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1
PlayMemories Camera Apps
Yes
Shooting Functions
Smart Teleconverter (approx. 1.4x / 2x) / Eye AF / Lock-on AF / Face Detection / Face Registration / Smile shutter / Grid Line / Quick Navi / Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll) / Exposure Bracketing / White Balance Bracketing / DRO Bracketing / Flash Bracketing / LPF bracketing / MF Assist / Peaking / Zebra / Marker Display / Photographer Name & Copyright / ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed / PC Remote Control / Auto Object Framing
Playback Functions
BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI) / Single (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning) / 9/25-frame index view / Enlarged display mode / Auto Orientation / Slide Show / Panorama scrolling / Auto Review (10sec./5sec./2sec./off) / Forward / Rewind (Movie) / Delete / Protect / 4K still image playback
Operating Temperature
Approx. 0°C to 40°C (32F° to 104F°)
Index Playback
9 / 25 images
Playback Zoom
Depends on Image Size
Print
Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
113.3 x 65.4 x 72.0 mm
Weight
480 g (Body only), 507 g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC Adapter
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder strap
  • Lens cap
  • Shoe cap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Battery charger
  • Eyepiece cup

Features

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Higher quality framed in a compact footprint

Great camera capabilities fit better than ever in your palm, with the compact RX1R II. Full-frame format compatibility and other state-of-the-art image sensor and processing innovations ensure breathtaking image quality. The bright fixed focal length lens embodies ZEISS® renowned optical integrity.

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Higher-resolution full-frame CMOS sensor

The 35mm full-frame Exmor R™ CMOS sensor provides for 42.4-megapixel resolution, sensitivity up to ISO 102400, wide dynamic range and low noise. The back-illuminated structure expands circuitry scale of a new copper wiring layer for 3.5 times faster data readout. The enhancements allow the RX1R II to deliver readout of images, AF response and continuous shooting capability, all at high speed.

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Large-aperture ZEISS® Sonnar T* 35mm F2 lens

The premium-quality ZEISS® Sonnar T* 35mm F2 lens with maximum F2 aperture features a proprietary AA (advanced aspherical) lens element and minimal lens unit movement that allow the lens barrel to be very light and compact. Lens and sensor imaging plane are calibrated to optimize resolution with clarity consistent throughout each image.

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BIONZ X™ image processing engine upgraded

BIONZ X processes 42.4 megapixels of data from the 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor to reproduce fine realistic detail with noise reduced according to image area characteristics. This allows for fast, faithful depiction of nuanced light and texture. The fixed-lens design of the RX1R II also helps to optimize processing of image information for the lens and the sensor.

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Speedy, accurate Fast Hybrid AF

399 focal plane phase-detection AF points and 25 contrast-detection AF points make Fast Hybrid AF extra-quick and accurate under all conditions. The system features extensive phase-detection coverage (45% of image area) and 30% faster AF, as well as high tracking performance that assures capability to capture decisive moments.

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Optical variable low-pass filter

LPF effect settings take advantage of the sensor’s high 42.4-megapixel resolution to deliver the ultimate image quality for your needs. Choose among Off (to prioritize image resolution), Hi (to reduce moiré and colour artifacts) or Standard (to balance those priorities) settings to achieve image character you're aiming for. Low-pass filter bracketing lets you preview effects of various settings.

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XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ with retractable design

The retractable Tru-Finder features 0.74x magnification, an optical system of four glass lens elements including two molded-glass aspherical lenses, corner-to-corner clarity, minimal distortion, anti-reflective ZEISS® T* Coating and brilliant reproduction of recording detail. The EVF can instantly, precisely preview how your settings will affect an image. A separate eyepiece cup is included.

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Tiltable LCD screen accommodates your eyepoint

The LCD screen is easy to monitor throughout a versatile range of shooting positions. Its 3.0-type WhiteMagic Display, with approx. 1,229k dots including high-luminance white pixels, can be tilted/positioned from 109 degrees up to 41 degrees down at max and ensures excellent visibility in all situations, even outdoors or in other bright environments.

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Full HD movie recording and XAVC S format

The RX1R II supports the XAVC S movie recording format, for capturing the quality of Full HD motion picture footage at frame rates of 60p (50p), 30p (25p) or 24p, and at a high bit rate of 50Mbps. This increases your capability to express your visions in truer images that contain finer details and minimal compression noise, moiré and jaggies.

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AF-C focus mode/5fps shooting with AF tracking

AF-C (Continuous AF) focus mode enables the RX1R II to track moving subjects while maintaining sharp focus, even when shooting continuously at 5fps, thanks largely to the 399-phase-detection-AF-point system's widespread autofocus coverage throughout a large portion of the image area.

Supports 14-bit uncompressed RAW format

New compatibility with 14-bit uncompressed RAW format lets you choose the optimal format for your needs. The camera thereby ensures supreme quality of tonal gradation to maximize the benefit of the image sensor's wide dynamic range.

Compatible with multiple aspect ratios

Now, 1:1 and 4:3 join 3:2 and 16:9 as aspect ratios that are supported by the previous model. The 1:1 aspect ratio with 28M (instead of 42M) pixels still gives you adequate expressive capability for later trimming, regardless of whether you intend to trim for vertical or horizontal image orientation.

Wi-Fi / NFC™ for fast, simple sharing

With Wi-Fi built into the RX1R II, you can easily transfer a photo or MP4 movie to your smartphone or tablet, then upload it to your favorite SNS (social networking site). NFC (Near Field Communication) even simplifies establishing connection between the camera and device when using a NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet.

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Automatic Eye AF

The RX1R II employs Eye AF that automatically detects and tracks the eye of a moving subject, for more framing freedom. Eye AF is available even in AF-C focus mode.

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Strong, light magnesium alloy body

The sculpted lightweight metal body conveys strong, solid assurance for shooting in all circumstances. Every component has been meticulously refined to enhance precision and ease of operation, and designed to function flawlessly and reliably in the long run.

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Macro mode for sharp extra-closeup shooting

Rotate the macro switch ring to activate macro mode and shorten the minimum subject-to-image-sensor focusing distance to 20cm. Minimal lens unit protrusion ensures shooting comfort. You can even take advantage of Direct Manual Focus (DMF), MF Assist, Peaking function as well as use the XGA OLED Tru-Finder, etc. while engaged in macro shooting.

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Intuitive, versatile dial operation

Settings are easy to adjust while framing a subject as you look through the viewfinder. Rotate lens barrel rings with your left hand to control the aperture or activate macro mode, and fine-tune focus. Select a focus mode with the front-mounted dial. A right hand can operate top-mounted mode dial, exposure compensation dial, custom button, AEL button, etc.

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More precise white balance adjustment

The RX1R II offers more white balance adjustment steps (twice as many on the amber-blue axis; four times as many on the green-magenta axis) than the RX1R, so you can finely tune white balance with more subtle precision for more natural colours.

ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed

Prevent blur in a shot of a moving subject by setting a shutter speed at which ISO sensitivity starts changing when ISO AUTO (while in P or A mode, or in Multi Frame NR) is selected.

1200-zone Evaluative Metering

High-precision metering by an advanced evaluative metering sensor with 1200 zones ensures balanced exposures in wide-ranging lighting conditions. You have a choice of Multi Pattern, Center Weighted or Spot metering mode.

Priority setup in AF-C/AF-S

In AF-S (Single-shot AF) or AF-C (Continuous AF) mode, choose AF priority for taking pictures only when subject is in focus, Release priority for taking pictures even when subject is not in focus, or Balanced Emphasis for balancing the AF and Release options to achieve accurate focus, without missing a decisive moment when shooting moving subjects.

Creative Style

Creative Style settings bring out the character of your scene. Simply select any of 13 settings (Vivid, Portrait, etc.) and the camera will adjust image parameters. You can also fine-tune contrast, saturation and sharpness to suit your preference.

Auto HDR (High Dynamic Range)

Auto HDR integrates the best details from three exposures to expand the dynamic range of your images from darkest shadows to brightest highlights and capture all the tonal gradations seen by your naked eye.

D-range Optimizer (DRO)

In difficult lighting, DRO corrects your images to achieve smoother, more natural gradations with more detail in the highlights and shadows. You can use it during continuous shooting and when photographing moving subjects.

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Multi Frame NR (Noise Reduction)

This mode combines four shots' best details to significantly suppress noise and raise sensitivity, letting you clearly capture dark scenes without a tripod or flash. Camera shake blur is also lowered while contrast and detail are raised.

Focus Magnifier & Peaking function

You can clearly magnify the image to simplify manual fine-tuning of the focus whether shooting still images or movies. The Peaking function can also be activated to colourize the most sharply focused areas of your image for quick confirmation.

One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC enable Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

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