Along with the Sony RX1R, Sony today also announced another new compact camera Sony DSC-RX100 II. RX100M2 is a ‘Mark II’ version of its popular Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 compact camera. The RX100 II – for which Sony has confusing given three different names) – features a new 1-inch, 20.2 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor, which Sony claims is 40% more sensitive in low light than its predecessor. The 3-inch WhiteMagic LCD now articulates (84 degrees up, 45 degrees down), allowing for easier composition.
Another major addition is a Multi Interface Shoe, which can not only accept an external flash, but also an electronic viewfinder or stereo microphone. The RX100 II also has Wi-Fi and NFC capability, which allows for one-touch photo transfer between camera and smart devices. Lastly, the camera now supports 1080/24p video recording. Read More »