Sony RX100 Review

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is a 20MP point and shoot camera.  But this isn’t just any point and shoot camera.  The RX100 sets itself apart from every other compact camera out there thanks to a much larger image sensor, which measures the same size as the Nikon 1 Series mirrorless camera system.  Somehow, Sony managed to cram that sensor into a pocketable digicam.

Read on to find out if that big sensor combined with the rest of the RX100 features is enough to make this camera the king of pocket cams. [Read more…]

Sony RX1 Hands-On

Sony RX1

While “hands-on” might be a bit of a stretch for this article, I wanted to pass along my thoughts from actually putting my hands on the Sony RX1 at PhotoPlus 2012 today – even though the camera didn’t have a battery in it because Sony didn’t want to show off the camera without final firmware.

That said, the RX1 is unbelievably small.  As I held it, I just kept thinking about how incredibly compact they managed to put together a full frame camera.  With cameras like the RX1 (and even other models like NEX or Canon’s new EOS M), there is no longer a need to sacrifice image quality for camera size. [Read more…]

Sony’s New Super 35mm Camera Shoots 4K and High Frame Rate

Sony F Cine Alta Tease

Sony dropped another tease today via its Super 35mm Facebook page, dropping a couple of key specs, along with the above image.

The Future, Ahead of Schedule | October 30, 2012
“4K and 50Mbps422″ | “High Frame Rate”
#TheNewF

Do you like what you’re hearing so far?

Depending on the price point, this would be a direct competitor to cameras like the RED Epic and Scarlet.  It’s certainly situated above the current Sony F3 model. We’ll know more next week, as we’re just outside of a week from the official unveiling…

So, do you like what you’re hearing so far?

[via Sony Super 35mm Facebook page]