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02-29-2012, 05:56 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Unsinkable II Quote
It's actually a 1/1.2" sensor. It's more than 3X the size of the Q's sensor and not far off the size of a Nikon 1! Due to it's compact size, noise-reducing oversampling, silent zoom, internet connectivity, etc it's come out of the blue and knocked every compact into a cocked hat. It's going to be similar in price to the Q.
Yes a sensor close in size to a Nikon System 1 would be a good thing to have in the Q. Having this senor in the Q with all the neat things it brings with it would all be a good thing for the Q.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Unsinkable II Quote
Wow... you really know your model numbers! I just recognise the HX9V successor there!
I looked them up. :-)

I've got the TX5 waterproof camera that uses the older 12MP version of that 1/2.33" BSI sensor. The 18MP version puts even more of the circuitry behind the photosites, so maybe we'll see some S/N improvements. This would be a good candidate for the Q2.
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