Does the Sony i1 Phone Have a Camera Based on the New RX100 II?

Sony i1 Smartphone

Sony i1 Smartphone

Lots of leaks in recent days for the upcoming Sony i1 smartphone suggest that it is just around the corner. Even before the phone’s official announcement, it is being hailed in some circles as the new camera phone king. If the rumors of the i1’s camera specs are to believed, that may very well be the case. [Read more...]

Sony RX1R and RX100M2 Leak Out

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. [Read more...]

Sony RX100M2 to Improve the Already-Excellent RX100

Sony-RX100-replacement

Several leaks and rumors point to a refresh of the excellent Sony RX100 (read my RX100 review) coming later this month. According to a leak of the RX100M2 manual, the camera will feature a hot shoe for attaching speedlights or other accessories and a tilting LCD screen. Additionally, the RX100M2 should feature the same 1-inch, 20.2MP CMOS sensor as is found in the current RX100. [Read more...]