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frankspin

by frankspin

Has your phone replaced your camera?
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It's that time of the year when we get all the latest bits on the camera industry: Photokina. Of course we're there and covering it [1]. I know it's still early but one thing I'm noticing is we're not getting a ton of announcements for point and shoot cameras. Sure, Canon has a fancy new rival with the RX 100. Panasonic followed up with the update the LX7. But these are higher end cameras commanding something in the $500-700 price range.
As our phones get more and more powerful, we're getting... Read more →
dave

by dave

RX100 M3: New wrappers for 1080p video, will it work with iOS?
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This sad puppy at 1920 x 1080 resolution feels the same way I do that I can't transfer 1080p video from my RX100 to my iPad.
The RX100 M1 and M2 both recorded 1080p video, however Sony decided to encode video in their AVCHD format. This meant that if I recorded video on the go at true 1080p, then I wouldn't be able to import or edit it on my iPad (iOS doesn't support AVCHD).
In order to get video to record in a format that the iPad could read (e.g., MP4), the RX100... Read more →
dave

by dave

What do you want to know about the Sony RX100 III?
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Engadget's review of the Sony's latest pocketable camera, the RX100 III, is going live soon! Zach Honig has been working hard to figure out what's great about this camera and not so great. Does it live up to the lofty reputation of its predecessors? We'll find out soon enough.
In the meantime, if there's anything you want to know about this camera beforehand, ask us below! We'll get Zach to pop in and dish some inside scoop. And, don't... Read more →
dave

by dave

Share your early RX100 M3 impressions!
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It's been pretty common knowledge at this point that Sony's RX100 line of cameras have been the best point and shoot cameras that you can buy. Their latest iteration is now available for mass consumption. Have you picked one up? Share your impressions below.
I'm definitely interested (though at this point I've had both the RX100 I and RX100 II, do I really need the III? Probably).
A couple things I'm curious about:
  • How usable is the...
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