Originally Posted by jogiba
Leica ? The RX100 II uses the 28-100mm (equiv), f/1.8-4.9 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens.
I forgot. Confusion reins (rains?) sometimes in the Pacific Northwest. I peeled the Zeiss label off of my RX100 because it was bright blue. Seemed stealthier without the sticker. And, it was a cheap plastic sticker! Now, I can't remember the brand of the lens!
From what I've read, the II uses the same lens but Sony tweaked the processor for a little more low light. Some have said that there may be a sharpness trade off.
Regardless of various opinions, I like my RX100 a lot. It is my primary camera because I don't like packing gear around. The lens, regardless of who made it for Sony, seems to work well for me.
After using the RX100 for awhile I started a thread where I planned to post examples of what it could and couldn't do. It seemed worthwhile at the time because of the popularity of the camera. The camera was introduced as the most expensive pocket sized camera ever. Despite that, it continues to sell well in a declining camera market. Now there is an updated "Mark II" version. The comment that "lack of sharpness of detail with medium-heavy moire and aliasing artifacts" killed my old thread so fast I quickly quit adding to it.
I'm looking forward to reading more about these two Sony lenses. Sony may be on to something by learning to adapt to the smartphone world.