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After reading one of the Sony interviews this past year, I was under the impression that the rear of the lens actually attaches to the sensor assembly, and the rear of the lens essentially sits right on top of the sensor toppings.
Tariq, Douglas - I was conservative in drawing the overlay on top of the RX1, trying to guess what percentage of the lens was hidden within the camera by mentally folding that area back over top of the image of the alleged actual lens and then adding that to the overlay. In any case... it's bigger than it seems.
Looking at the RX1 and other cameras in that series, and now the A7 cameras and their lenses, what impresses me about their compact camera efforts of late is that Sony seems to be placing optical qualities high on the list of design priorities, not just resolution or other features that make for good results in comparison lists.
It feels like there is a new sheriff in town at Sony-land.