Who's going to make the next RX100?

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Who's going to make the next RX100?
Dec 6, 2012

Back when the LX3 took off with resounding success, the $400-500 compact with a fast lens segment rolled in with a bang.  Within a couple years we had the LX5, XZ-1, S90/95, TL500 and even the X10 and now even the new Canon G series and Nikon P7000s have fast zooms .

So now that Sony seems to have one-upped this segment with a fast lens AND a much bigger sensor in a small body, does anyone else think it is only a matter of time before a copycat emerges?  Who do you think would be likely to jump in to this segment?  Being able to sell a $600 compact very well much be appealing when they practically have to give away regular compacts now.

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