Sony RX100 M3 vs RX100 M2 Specifications Comparison

Sony has announced the 1″-type sensor Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III digital compact camera. Sony RX100 M3 vs RX100 M2 specifications comparison table can be seen below.

To see the difference between Sony RX100 M3 vs RX100 M2 digital compact cameras we have put together RX100 M3 vs RX100 M2 specs comparison table below.

The Sony RX100 III features the same 20.1 megapixel back-illuminated 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor as the RX100 II, the latest Bionz X processor, a pop-up electronic viewfinder and a faster 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 lens. See First Impressions, Hands-on Videos, Samples and RX100 III Sample Images.

Sony RX100 M3 vs RX100 M2 Specifications Comparison

rx100 m3 vs rx100 m2

Below you can see the specs comparison table of Sony RX100 M3 vs RX100 M2 digital compact cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Sony RX100 M3 is a faster camera because it features the new Bionz X image processor which is approx three times faster than the Bionz image processor of RX100 M2 camera. Sony RX100 M3 has 2.9X optical zoom only and Sony RX100 M2 has 3.6X optical zoom.

The RX100 III’s zoom now extends across a 24-70mm equivalent range, with a fast maximum aperture of F1.8-2.8, a great improvement on the 28-100mm, F1.8-4.9 lenses sported by the existing models. So which one to buy? For a $100 difference it is better to go with the new model.

Feature RX100 III RX100 II
Sensor Resolution 20 Million 20 Million
Sensor Size 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Size 1″ 1″
Image Size 5472 x 3648 5472 x 3648
Image Processor Bionz X Bionz
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 FPS 10 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 to 30 sec 1/2000 to 30 sec
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 125-12,800 ISO 160-12,800
Autofocus System 25 points 25 points
Video Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60p/60i/24p) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)
LCD Size 3.0″ Tilting TFT-LCD 3.0″ Tilting TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots 1,229,000 dots
Built-in GPS No No
Battery NP-BX1 NP-BX1
Battery Life 320 shots (CIPA) 350 shots (CIPA)
USB Version 2.0 2.0
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 38 mm
Weight 290g 281g
MSRP Price $798 $698

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Price & Availability

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III digital camera price is 799.00. The RX100 III available from the camera stores below.

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