Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sony RX100 VI: AP compact camera of the year

AP magazine has chosen the Sony RX100 Mark VI as its compact camera of the year. And with good reason, as we found out....

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

Once top of the tree, Sony is predictably losing market share to its new Japanese rivals.

Sony RX100 VI v Panasonic TZ200 v Leica C-Lux: The verdict

The verdict is in. Mike tells you which of these cameras he bought, but he wouldn’t criticise you for making a different selection. It’s a very close call.

Sony RX100 VI Review: The teeniest with the mostest

After extensive reviewing of both the Leica C-Lux and the Sony RX100 Mark VI, we are suffering from one-inch sensor overload here at Macfilos. The Sony, however, turns out to fully justify its “pocket” pretensions and crams a tremendous amount of power and sophistication into a package weighing just 50% more than an iPhone X.

Sony or Leica: Entry of the 1in-sensor, ultra-zoom compacts

Both the Sony RX100 VI and the Leica C-Lux are now in our hands. Which is going to be the best small-sensor compact with the maxi zoom?

Techart autofocus Leica-M adapter for Sony a7III

Mike had a positive impression of the Techart Sony-Leica M autofocus adapter when he tried it for a couple of weeks. However, it was an older model, lacking the firmware necessary for full compatibility with the Sony a7III. He looks forward to trying the latest version…

Biking in the sun with the Leica M10 and Sony a7III

Manual focus lenses, electronic viewfinders: How does the Leica M10’s Visoflex stack up against a modern in-camera EVF such as that in the Sony A7III? Not very well, as Mike finds out.

Sony RX100 VI versus Panasonic TZ200 (Leica C-Lux)

Choosing between the Sony RX100 VI and the Leica C-Lux doesn’t get any easier. But these videos by Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake go a long way to helping you make up your mind.

Sony RX100 VI zooms to 200mm, stays lean and slim

The excellent Sony RX100 series has one problem — the maximum 70mm zoom. All that changes with the new RX100 VI which zooms to 200mm albeit at the expense of a slightly slower shutter. But a four-stop IBS system helps compensate. The only snag? The £1,150 price tag.

Sony A7III First Impressions: A full-frame camera for M-mount lenses

A Sony A7III body has arrived for review, sans lens by design. We intent to review as a home for manual M-mount lenses. Can it offer all that the SL provides but in a smaller, lighter package?