Any Sony RX100ii users?

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ekomorgan
ekomorgan Regular Member • Posts: 372
Any Sony RX100ii users?

I have the V1 and love it, but have to admit that despite its small size, I sometimes want something a little more pocketable.  I was thinking about the Sony RX100ii, but was wondering about its AF speed and macro ability.  Does anybody have experience with both cameras and can give me a comparison of these features?

Thanks!

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wazu
wazu Senior Member • Posts: 1,373
Re: Any Sony RX100ii users?

Have Nikon 1 AW1 and RX100m2, and actaully since it is now winter fitting the AW1 with 11-27.5 lens jacket pocket is possible. So that isn't as much of an issue. The low light ability to focus using the AW1 is a real problem as well as the poor high ISO quality. Too much noise above ISO 800. But then I bought the AW1 for diverse weather conditions while skiing and kayaking.

Going back and forth from toggle zoom to lens twist and the controls being so different is tough getting used to. I had no issues swapping between my RX1 and RX100. The appeal of a small capable camera like RX100 is great if you enjoy always carrying a quality camera with you. Perhaps an alternative is just a better mobile phone camera also. the RX100m2 is overpriced IMO so if you aren't going to use the tilt screen and hotshoe I would recommend the first version.

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ekomorgan
OP ekomorgan Regular Member • Posts: 372
Re: Any Sony RX100ii users?

Thanks for sharing your experiences with these cameras.  The price is what is holding me back from ordering the Sony, but you are right, perhaps the ealier model might be a good option.  -Amy

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captura Forum Pro • Posts: 23,701
Re: Any Sony RX100ii users?

ekomorgan wrote:

Thanks for sharing your experiences with these cameras. The price is what is holding me back from ordering the Sony, but you are right, perhaps the ealier model might be a good option. -Amy

You could also look at the new Panasonic GM1, the smallest M43 camera.

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scottyinfrisco Contributing Member • Posts: 681
Re: Any Sony RX100ii users?

Canon S110? Just a thought.

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