Sony RX1R II vs Sony A7RII Comparison

Here is a quick review and comparison for the Sony RX1R II vs Sony A7RII cameras with full-frame image sensors.

To see the difference between Sony RX1R II vs Sony A7RII cameras we have put together Sony RX1R II vs Sony A7RII specs comparison table below.

Sure we don’t think Sony RX1R II will beat the Sony A7RII as with the core specifications. A premium compact and mirrorless camera comparison makes no sense but we thought that only specs comparison would be good for photographers, because both cameras have the same 42.4-megapixel resolution with a same price.

Sony RX1R II ($3,299 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) features a back-illuminated 42.4-megapixel full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, an advanced BIONZ X image processing engine and Zeiss Sonnar Sonnar T* 35mm f/2 fixed-lens design. 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.

Sony A7RII ($3,200 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) featuring the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor with a resolution of 42.4 megapixels with 4K video recording. The new Sony A7RII boasts high speed AF response up to 40% faster than the original α7R thanks to 399 focal plane phase detection AF points.

Specifications Comparison of Sony RX1R II vs Sony A7RII Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Sony RX1R II vs Sony A7RII digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Features Sony RX1R II Sony A7RII
Megapixel 42-Megapixels 42-Megapixels
Sensor size / type Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Low –Pass filter Variable No
Image  Processor BIONZ X BIONZ X
Optical zoom Fixed N/A
Aperture Range F2.0 N/A
Macro 14cm N/A
Image stabilization  No Sensor-shift/5-axis
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF points 399+25 399+25
ISO 50-102400 50-102400


30 sec 1/4000 sec 30 sec 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5fps 5fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720p (120 fps) 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p)
Display  3.0″ LCD Rear Screen Tilt (1,288,800 pixels) 3″ Rear Screen Tilting  LCD (1,228,800)
Viewfinder Yes EVF 100%
Hot Shoe  Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Built-in with NFC Built-in with NFC
Battery Life (CIPA) 220 shots 290 shots
Dimensions   113 x 65 x 72 mm 127 x 96 x 60 mm
Weight 507g 625g