Sony has officially announced the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, a full-frame compact camera with a fixed 35mm F2 lens. The camera features a 36x24mm CMOS sensor and a leaf shutter for near-silent operation. It includes a manual aperture ring and dedicated exposure compensation dial for direct manual control. It can also capture video at frame rates of up to 1080p60 and includes a series of video-friendly features.
The price of the Nikon D600 in Japan is rumored to be ¥215,000 (around $2,700), while Nikon D800 costs around ¥298,000 in Japan and $3000 in the US. With this ratio, the D600 US price expect to be around $2,100. Read More »