My RX100 is better than expected...

Started Jul 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
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My RX100 is better than expected...
Jul 21, 2012

...as my pocket landscape camera. I normally use A900 for landscape shooting and have Olympus XZ-1 as pocket P&S (had S90, G12 before). I love my XZ-1 but always wanted more resolution, smaller form factor and better sensor dynamic. So I bought RX100 yesterday, I want to see if RX100 is worth twice the price of XZ-1. I will let pictures do the talking:

Couple night shots, long exposure, out of camera jpeg with dark area lifted. never before I can get this kind IQ from a compact, and it's only jpeg!

Daylight snapshot from my bathroom window (raining all day). This time I compared RX100 with XZ-1 and A900 fitted with Zeiss 24-70. I used f4.5 for both compact due to concerned of diffraction, aperture on Zeiss 24-70 was at f8.

Comparison crops at 100%:

So I guess I will be selling my XZ-1 soon. Thank you Sony!

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Sony RX100 Sony SLT-A99 Sony 70-200mm F2.8 G Sony 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Sony 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* +6 more
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