Sony today announces the RX100 II compact digital camera, successor to the well-received RX100 compact. The RX100 II keeps the same overall specs of its predecessor–a 20 megapixel 1″ format sensor, a bright and sharp Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar 28-100mm (equivalent) f1.8-4.9 lens and a large 3″ 1.23 million dot LCD–and adds a tiltable display as well as a port for an electronic viewfinder into the mix. This may look like only a minor upgrade, which is reflected by the designation ‘RX100 II’, but trust us when we say that these additions will make the camera a whole lot more versatile and, in the end, desirable. A tiltable display allows you to comfortable take pictures from angles that would otherwise require you to have a degree in contortionistics, while the external EVF provides a higher resolution than the LCD, better visibility in bright light as well as extra stability when taking pictures.
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