Finally we may see the successor of Sony DSC R1 camera. According to least rumors coming from the new sources the upcoming camera name will be Sony RX5 and t will feature a APS-C size sensor and unfortunately it’s coming with a fixed lens and not a zoom lens as we have seen the previous version of R1 series camera.
Sony RX5 Specification
- 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
- 23mm f/1.8
- 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
- XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF
- Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
The camera will feature same sensor as we have seen in the recently announced Sony A6500 camera. The sensor will be paired with a 23mm f/1.8 lens. And it will also have 5-axis built-in image stabilization. The Sony RX5 camera is also coming with XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF same as of RX1r.
Sony RX5 on 2017 CP+ show
The exact announcement date of the camera is not known yet, but it’s expected to arrive in CP+ show February 2017.
The camera is coming against to compete with the upcoming Fuji X100F camera, At the same time Canon is also expected to announce APS-C sensor based camera in near future.
Take with a grain of salt since its coming from a new source
source – SAR.com