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light sensitivity comparison: sony rx100 vs. samsung galaxy nexus

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these pictures were taken right after another, using the two cameras i had with me: the samsung galaxy nexus (back camera) and the new sony rx100.
granted, it’s unfair to compare a camera to a smartphone (even though it’s “optimized for low light conditions”) – but it does give you a pretty good idea what the rx100 is capable of.

light sensitivity comparison: samsung galaxy nexus light sensitivity comparison: sony rx100

pictures are completely unaltered (except for downsizing and the watermark).

and now, to celebrate that low-light sensitivity and embrace my new-found tripod laziness, here are three recent, handheld night photos: [more...]