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…]
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…]
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