Everything I've read and heard from others has been brilliant. An upbeat review: http://www.squidoo.com/sony-rx100m-ii-and-sony-rx1r-price-and-review
summarized the main points of BOTH the RX Series cameras being released, and you can find the web-cast from Sony about these cameras there too. I've pre-ordered mine... I'll post again when I have it in my hot little hand!