Compact Camera of the Year 2012

January 11, 2013 | Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras, PhotographyBLOG | 5 Comments |
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Our fifth award is for Compact Camera of the Year 2012, which goes to the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100.

“Sony have not only blurred the lines between compact and compact system in terms of the RX100’s features, performance and image quality, but somewhat inevitably perhaps also in terms of its price. $650/£550 is more than many mirrorless cameras and even some DSLRs too, but on the other hand this is no humble compact. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is the first truly pocketable camera to offer a DSLR experience, and in that regard it could almost be seen as something of a bargain - it’s certainly deserving of our highest Essential! accolade.”

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Congratulations to Sony and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100!



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#1 JS

Excellent choice!

7:01 pm - Friday, January 11, 2013

#2 CPH

The RX100 might be two to four times the price of lesser compact cameras, but on the other hand, it's about the same price as a mid-range prosumer zoom lens. So think of it as a quality zoom lens with a camera attached!

10:47 pm - Friday, January 11, 2013

#3 Mike

My Son has this camera & I was amazed at the quality of the pictures. A worthy winner in every respect.

10:50 pm - Friday, January 11, 2013

#4 Dan

Not my choice, but i can understand it winning, well sone Sony.

1:28 pm - Saturday, January 12, 2013

#5 Palety Nietypowe

Great choice, I bealive it`s the best.

7:52 am - Monday, January 14, 2013