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Tested with the Sony RX1 in August 2012 (not the RX1R from August 2013).
This series shot at medium distance more typical of all-around usage than the close-range dolls scene. Dull, gray and flat, lighting is not exciting, but the scene reveals useful clues to camera and lens performance.
As with the dolls scene, I found it to be relatively easy to discern accurate focus in zoomed Live View using a loupe. Contrast wide open at f/2 is less than ideal in magnified Live View, but it is perfectly usable, and LCD image quality is smooth and even, similar to the Nikon D600 (which might use the same sensor).
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