It looks like a high-end compact cam, but the photographic firepower inside the Sony Cyber-shot RX1 is worthy of a pro-grade DSLR. At its heart is the 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor and brains that give it better low-light performance, vibrant colors, and creamy background blur, outclassing any camera in range. [$2,800; store.sony.com]
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