Nikon V1 owner bought RX100 as second cam

Started Aug 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
Zoltan Csuka
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Re: Nikon V1 owner bought RX100 as second cam
In reply to Jack R. Grouell, Aug 6, 2012

Nobody is questioning the merits of a 300mm optical zoom - if you need 20mp photos at that focal length. For videos though all you need is 4mp bayer pattern resolution to give you a true 2mp 1080p motion picture. Obviously using a smaller area of the sensor will degrade sensitivity and quality if light levels are low but outdoors it might just work fine and it does with the Rx100 - at a crop factor of 400mm for 1080p videos.

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Zoli

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