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Yes that may be true regarding the RX1. I have 2 classic film cameras with fixed lenses, my Rolleiflex 12/24 3.5 F Planar camera and my Rolleiflex 35 SE. Both the cameras have excellent lenses and perform well and the Rollei 35 SE is quite compact. But, to me, these are some of my specialized cameras. I have been taking photos in slide form for well over 35 years. For most of my work in all of that time, I have been using Leica SLR cameras since 1984 (Canon SLR cameras previous to that), Linhof 4" X 5" cameras (as...Show more →
Both the X Vario and RX1 are limited. One is limited in aperture, and the other is limited in focal length, so their usefulness depends on the user.
Either way, like rattymouse said, the RX1 is quite a little technological marvel, and I think the price seems more than fair, compared to the rest of the market. I have a harder time accepting that price for a fixed lens, slow zoom, aps-c camera.