Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II has a 42.4 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 III Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Sony
Megapixels 42.4 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Point & Shoot Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Optional Fixed
Image Resolution 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50-102400), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-102400 with selectable upper/lower limits) Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800
Startup Time 1.5 seconds 1.7 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection/contrast-detection): Wide (399 points for PDAF, 25 points for CDAF), Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot, Lock-on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot) Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 693 phase-detection AF points covering 93% of image area, 425 contrast AF points; Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50-102400), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-102400 with selectable upper/lower limits) Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 24 163
AW Buffer Size 23 33
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39-type, 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.74x magnification, 18.4mm eyepoint (CIPA), -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm), 2359K-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 1/250
Internal connections Multi Micro USB, Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 200 shots 610 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 17.9 oz (507 g) includes batteries 33.3 oz (945 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.8 in. (113 x 65 x 72 mm) 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.9 in. (127 x 96 x 74 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,298.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,998.00
Release Date 2015-11-15 2018-04-10