Fotodiox has launched a line of accessories for the Sony DSC-RX1, which consist of the following:

  • Camera grip: This one-piece, all-metal grip promises added comfort and a more secure grip. It’s specially designed so users can remove the battery or memory card without removing the grip.
  • Lens hood: The lightweight bayonet lens hood protects the camera from impact, shock, and other on-the-go elements. It also helps prevent stray light from entering the camera lens, allowing for a cleaner, clearer picture.
  • Shutter release button: Available in 7 different colors, the sleek shutter release button is perfect for those looking for a larger, more comfortable release than what their current camera offers.

Fotodiox RX1 Kit

The full kit runs $109.95. Check it out here at Amazon.com.

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Sony RX1R

Sony’s new full frame RX1R and advanced compact camera, the RX100M2, have leaked out ahead of their official release dates. The RX1R will feature a full frame 24MP sensor without an anti-aliasing filter.

Sony RX-100M2

As you can see, the new RX100M2 adds a hot shoe to the camera, which was something that was missed on the excellent RX100. It also adds a tilting LCD screen, as opposed to the fixed LCD on the RX100. Otherwise, the RX100M2 sports the same 1-inch 20MP sensor and 28-100mm equivalent zoom lens.

In addition to these images, the specs also leaked out. Check them out below. [click to continue…]

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Sony RX1 Compared to Sony RX100

Sony RX1 (left) Compared to Sony RX100 (right)

The Sony RX100 is hands-down the best pocket zoom camera you can buy right now. Sony knocked it out of the park with a 20MP 1″ CMOS sensor and 1080/60p video capture in a camera that fits in your jeans pocket. [click to continue…]

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The next big thing for Sony E-Mount is full frame – particularly so, given that the Sony VG900 and Sony RX1 have been making big waves as full frame cameras. Of course, the VG900 features is a NEX camera with an E-Mount; however, only Alpha-mount full frame lenses can take advantage of that sensor courtesy of an adapter. And then, there’s the RX1, which has a lens affixed to the camera in a rather compact package for a full frame shooter.

As SonyAlphaRumors points out though, full frame NEX options are coming and Zeiss is planning to deliver three new full frame prime lenses for Sony NEX E-Mount cameras.

While these lenses are purportedly on the road map, we won’t see them for over a year when they arrive in June 2014.

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DxO Optics Pro 8.1.2 is now available with additional support for the Canon 6D, Sony RX1 and Nikon 1 V2. Additionally, more than a hundred new camera/lens combinations have been added to the library, supporting additional Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Sony, Tamron and Tokina lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras.

There are also a number of New Year discounts available through January 31 across all versions of DxO Optics Pro software. More details here on DxO Labs’ website.

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Sony RX1 Now In Stock

by on December 20, 2012

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Sony RX1

B&H has the 24MP full frame Sony RX1 in stock now with free overnight shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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