When Sony announced the QX-100, I jumped on Amazon and pre-ordered it immediately. It seemed to solve the most obvious problems I had with smartphone photography quality: a larger sensor, better low light performance, and better optics. But upon receiving
Recently, DxO announced the forthcoming “One” camera. With the same sensor as the Sony RX100 Mark 3 and a Lightning connector that automatically launches the accompanying app when inserted, it looks to solve the pairing issue. There’s nothing like a hard connection. And pre-production sample images suggest that the image quality from the 32mm f/1.8 lens will be spectacular. But DxO didn’t solve the most crucial problem: size.
“With no optical low-pass filter, the designers have opted for the highest possible resolution we can have,” said Nikon’s Steve Heiner. “I haven’t seen any more moiré with this camera than I’d see in any normal camera.”