jeffreyrdiamond

Joined on Feb 1, 2013

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  • Can't compare sensor sizes. The S95 used a CCD sensor, the RX-100 a CMOS sensor. I've done a lot of experimenting, and found that you need about 6x the area of a CMOS sensor to match the light...

  • Conclusion: Canon has done an incredible thing with the G9X: They finally got a 1" CMOS sensor into a camera body that can *actually* fit in a pants pocket, which could become a worthy successor...

  • OK, I finally figured out what's going on: Canon's new menu system will only show options in the exact mode where you can set them. Most of the video relevant options are in menu tab 7, and...

  • Update: Sadly, the menu items on the camera have been abridged from those in the manual. For example, you can no longer turn off the sound wind filter or IS stabilization. The image quality of...

  • Quick update: I got my memory card, and now the G9x clearly shows remaining battery life. I just did some quick indoor comparison tests between the G9x and my S95, default settings. My initial...

  • Warning: I just got a G9X, and there are some things that surprised me:

    1) It's much smaller than I imagined - and I don't mean thinness - just total size is smaller than cameras I was used to. ...

  • Thanks so much. Apparently, I'm not the only one hoping to replace my classic (but 5 years old) S95. Honestly, I don't imagine this will do quite as well at low light (say ISO 1600) as the S95 in ...
  • FWIW, I was *never* able to pocket the RX-100.  I could stuff it into my pocket, but it caused pain and injured the camera.  For me, 1.4" was really by far the max to be pocketable.  Cameras that ...
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