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Sony RX100 Black Friday Deals 2022

Last updated on June 21, 2022 7:12 am

The Sony RX100 Black Friday Deals 2022 compact camera is an enthusiast model built around a 20MP 1” CMOS sensor. The 28-100mm equivalent F1.8-9.9 stabilized Zeiss lens features Zeiss T* coatings to reduce internal reflections. It also features a 1.2 Million dot 3.0 inch LCD (VGA resolution, but using Sony’s WhiteMagic technology for greater brightness and improved battery life), 1080p60 video capture, or 1080i with the capability to shoot stills at 17MP without interfering with movie recording.

 

CIPA tests show that the camera can take 330 shots per charge. Sony RX100 Black Friday Deals Despite the increasing availability of small-sensor, high-quality mirrorless cameras at increasingly affordable prices, the compact boom in enthusiasts has not abated. Many of the major names in the industry offer models that are easier to transport than a DSLR.

Sony RX100 Black Friday Deals 2022–Discounts & Sales Offers

A 1″-type sensor is twice as large as the sensor in the Fujifilm X10 and 2.7 times larger than most of the rest of the class. The only comparable camera to offer a sensor larger is the Canon G1 X, which offers impressive image quality but with the payoff being bulkier styling and the larger dimensions demanded by its near-DSLR-sized sensor. Sony claims that the ‘R” in the name of the camera is meant to recall its original fixed-lens camera DSC-R1, but the only similarities are their ability to capture raw image data and their ambition.

In general, you can divide the enthusiasts’ compact sector by body style, with the Canon S100 exemplifying the conventional compact style and the G12 representing the more bulky, dial-encrusted choices with a tunnel-style optical viewfinder. Sony chose to take the compact route, opting for a lens that slows down as you zoom in rather than the bright zooms of the Olympus XZ-1 and Panasonic LX7, and Fujifilm X10. Canon’s S100 has the same balance, but the sensor isn’t nearly as large as the RX100.

The RX100 can still be carried around despite its large sensor. Although it isn’t the smallest compact camera available, it can still be carried in a jacket’s breast pocket. This makes it an ideal second camera to have around for DSLR owners. The RX100 won’t offer the same image quality compromise as switching to one of the compact cameras.

Shooting for the Enthusiast

Sony has focused on making a camera that enthusiasts will love, and the RX100’s interface is clear. This interface is a stark contrast to the more beginner-oriented interfaces found on the Nikon 1 models and the Sony NEX cameras at the time they were launched. Although the RX100 does not have a lot of manual controls, its ease of use is aided by the lens-encircling control dial.

You can also customize the function menu to make it more manageable. This allows you to select which settings you wish to quickly access and in what order. This is a continuation of the options available to NEX cameras, but it is also reminiscent of the Ricoh control interface which is still our favorite on a high-end compact.

These differences are striking from entry-level mirrorless cameras. Clearly, Sony believes there is a photographically savvy audience that wants a second camera without having to battle against a simplistic user interface or invest in a second lens system.

Sony clearly hopes that existing compact owners will also want small, high-quality cameras. However, they will be able to recognize themselves as being part of the majority who buy interchangeable lens cameras and never take the lens off. However, the RX100’s $650/PS550/EUR650 pricing may be a hindrance to this.

The market for pocket cameras has been almost eliminated by smartphones. This is not surprising: for casual snaps, there are few better tools than your smartphone, and the results will be more than sufficient for most people.

There are people who still prefer to use a dedicated digital camera. Some people prefer to zoom, while others simply prefer the physical controls. You might be interested in a model with better image quality than your phone.

These differences are striking from entry-level mirrorless cameras. Clearly, Sony believes there is a photographically savvy audience that wants a second camera without having to battle against a simplistic user interface or invest in a second lens system.

Sony RX100 Black Friday Deals 2022–Buying Guide

Sony RX100 Black Friday Deals 2022 clearly hopes that existing compact owners will also want small, high-quality cameras. However, they will be able to recognize themselves as being part of the majority who buy interchangeable lens cameras and never take the lens off.

The market for pocket cameras has been almost eliminated by smartphones. This is not surprising: for casual snaps, there are few better tools than your smartphone, and the results will be more than sufficient for most people.

There are people who still prefer to use a dedicated digital camera. Some people prefer to zoom, while others simply prefer the physical controls. You might be interested in a model with better image quality than your phone.

 

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