Sony RX100 II: A Totally New Sensor, a More Perfect Point-and-Shoot


Last year, Sony overhauled basically its entire line of cameras from the very bottom to tippiest top. Surprisingly, the most exciting of the bunch weren't mirrorless cameras or DSLRs, but a novel pair of fixed-lens Cyber-shots: The RX100, a point-and-shoot superior to all others, and the RX1, a compact…

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Sony HX50V: A Massive Superzoom Camera Dressed Like a Skinny Superstar

Really exciting point-and-shoot cameras only come around every so often, and last year's Sony RX100 was one of them. It blew its pocket compact competitors away. It also cost $650, which is pricey for an enthusiast camera. The new scaled down Sony HX50V mimics the RX100's covetable aesthetics, and packs some… » 4/24/13 12:00am 4/24/13 12:00am

How Sony Could Rule the Tech World Again

We reamed the Sony SmartWatch in a recent review. It was almost mean of us; it was definitely emotional. And while we stand by our opinion, another new Sony product perfectly illustrates why we got all pissed off: The gorgeous, awesome RX100. » 8/06/12 1:20pm 8/06/12 1:20pm

Sony RX100 Review: This Camera Singlehandedly Makes Point-and-Shoots…

When the Sony RX100 was announced, its one-inch sensor and f/1.8 aperture seemed too good to be true. Near-DSLR power packed into a body the size of a compact point-and-shoot camera? What's the catch? » 8/03/12 1:00pm 8/03/12 1:00pm

Sony RX100: This Is How You Cram a 1-Inch Sensor and Wide Aperture…

With DSLRs like the Canon T2I and Nikon D3200 becoming increasing accessible, and smartphone cameras becoming increasingly quality, fixed-lens point-and-shoot cameras have become something a forgotten breed. But with the introduction of the RX100—complete with its impressive 1-inch sensor, f/1.8 aperture, and compact… » 6/06/12 12:00am 6/06/12 12:00am