For next week: Sony RX1R, RX100M2 and Fuji X-M1 announcements


There will be two major announcements next week: Sony on June 27 and Fuji on June 25th.

Some new information on the Fuji X-M1 mirrorless camera surfaced online on digicame-info:

  • The X-M1 will have X-Trans CMOS sensor.
  • The X-M1 will come in three different colors: silver, black, brown.
  • Two new lenses will be announced with the X-M1: XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS zoom (12 elements in 10 groups, 3 ASPH elements, one ED element, circular aperture with 7-blade diaphragm) and XF 27mm f/2.8 pancake (size: 23mm, weight: 78g, ASPH element)
  • The X-M1 will be sold as body only, in a lens kit (with the XC16-50mm) and in 2-lens kit (XC16-50mm and 27mm pancake lenses).
  • June 25th announcement, some of the new Fuji products will start shipping on July 27, the rest in September


On June 27 Sony will announce the Sony RX1R (similar to the current RX1 camera, but without the AA filter) and the RX100M2 (similar to the Sony RX100 model, but with a tilting LCD screen).

Stay tuned for a detailed coverage next week.

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  • Renato S.

    Yeah, I guess it was clear that they would release the X-M1 and the pancake as a bundle and now it seems more likely that the lack of aperture ring is due to keeping the price low. I just hoped they could make a X-M1+27mm only kit as well.

  • Incessant Troll

    why does the first schematic of rx100mk2 look like the lens is different, like it does not retract into the body?

    • looh

      Because it’s the RX1R.

  • gigi

    X-m1 price? 😀

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