Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II sensor performance:
With an overall DxOMarkSensor Score of 67 points, the DSC-RX100 II is ranked 1stwith cameras using a 1-inch type sensor or smaller, and is even ranked highly against those with larger 4:3 sensors coming 4th overall, behind the GH-3, E-M5 and E-PM2. At 22.5 bits, the individual metric score for color depth is one of the best we’ve seen in a high-end compact with a zoom, and one with the largest Dynamic Range. When it comes to low light scores, only compacts with physically larger (APS-C) sensors such as the Canon G1X, Ricoh GR and Coolpix A outperform it.
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The Sony RX100 wasn't the first camera to feature a 1" sensor, but it was the first to fit it in a body as small as a conventional compact. The 13.3 x 8.8mm sensor may only be one-third the size of a typical DSLR chip but it's 2.7x larger than those used in most enthusiast compacts - meaning the RX100 was able to offer impressive image quality in a genuinely pocketable body.
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