Today's camera shoppers have been spoiled by smartphones that offer "good enough" image quality and extreme portability. That's why, when their smartphone falls short, they immediately look for a "real" camera that offers great image quality in a pocketable form factor.
Since the Sony RX100 inaugurated the idea, most camera manufacturers have adopted 1-inch sensors to solve this equation. They're far larger than the 1/2.
|Lens Type||Fixed Lens|
|Optical Zoom||4.2 x|
|Digital Zoom||4 x|