Fresh off the rumor mill: Sony will be announcing a new large sensor compact camera in the following weeks. The interesting thing about this camera is that it breaks the mirrorless trend — taking a step back towards high-end compacts. Hopefully that step will correspond with a drop in price without much loss in quality.
According to Japanese website Digicame-info, the new Sony CyberShot DSC RX-100 will feature a 1″ CMOS sensor (same size as the Nikon 1 mirrorless) with 20.2 effective megapixels, a 3″ 1,229,000 dot LCD display, 30-108mm f/1.8-4.9 built-in lens, ISO range of 125-6400 (expandable to 25600), 1/2000 max shutter in manual and 1080p AVHD video.
(via Digicame-info via Photo Rumors)
Not so much a “leak” as the proverbial flood gates opening, earlier today the Indonesian website Yangcanggih released what amounts to a full gallery of both the new NEX-F3 and A37 cameras, giving Sony fanboys (and girls) plenty to get excited over. The pictures confirm many of the previous rumors: the NEX-F3 does have a pop-up flash, and the 180-degree tilting screen is also a feature; while the A37 is receiving an articulating screen as well.
Sony is due to announce a new addition to its NEX cameral line, and it looks like the first picture of that new addition has just hit the rumor mill. Sony Alpha Rumors is reporting that the NEX-F3, which will replace the NEX-C3, will be officially announced sometime next month.