RX200...too good to be true?

Started May 6, 2013 | Discussions thread
Arn
Arn Veteran Member • Posts: 3,585
that would be simply impossible

Spade357 wrote:

Rumors only, but 90% of all the rumors on the net now a days are true. Damn, who needs Nikon A and Ricoh GR. http://photorumors.com/2013/05/05/rumors-sony-rx200-coming-in-june-with-a-built-in-pop-up-viewfinder/

Yeah, not going to happen. At least not in a camera of RX100 size. A sensor of similar size (1") and a 28-140mm f/1.4-2.2 lens would result in a lens of pretty monstrous proportions. Definitely not pocketable. Look at Panasonic LX7 (f/1.4-f/2.3), Olympus XZ-1 or XZ-2 (f/1.8-f/2.5) and extrapolate from there...

Of course, I wish that I'm going to be proved wrong and Sony has achieved some unforeseen technological breakthrough to make such a camera possible...

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