I posted this here by accident. But if you were ever tempted to use a DSLR as a video camera instead of your Sony camcorder, read on...
Sony RX100 test and Sony GW55 (European GW77) test at Slashcam.de
Th GW77 iso video test (sharpness and artifacts (like moire) is far superior to that of the RX100.
Here is the Google translation of what they say about the RX100 test:
"A look at the ISO chart reveals a lack of sharpness of detail and then, which is superimposed on moderate to moiré and aliasing artifacts. These are not as extreme, as with many models of Canon DSLR."
The chart is shockingly bad (my opinion seeing the chart). Here is the page the iso chart is on so you can see for yourself:
He is what they say (translated) about the GW55 iso test:
"As a result, the ISO chart is reproduced not only handsome but also mapped virtually without significant artifacts."
The page the actual test is on:
I guess if you want good video, get a camcorder.Edited by markr041 - 7/16/12 at 9:42am