I was after a compact quality camera with good video recording quality and good quality low light recording. The Sony RX100 series is the premier compact camera range. The RX100M1 (Mark 1) is still very popular today as it is a quality camera. The RX100M2 has some feature upgrades as does the RX100M3.
The camera I am buying is the DSCRX100M4 – it is available new for £700-800 but I have ordered it at a very reasonable price, click here for the most current price on Amazon. Why so cheap? Well, it is a certified refurbished camera, it has the full 1 year guarantee but it is also worth purchasing the Amazon 3 year breakdown and accidental damage cover.
The Mark 4 offers 4K recording but that is limited to 5 minutes, it has various recording options, I use mainly 1080p60 but also various slomo options. I intend to use it more for video than photos rather than using my iPhone 7 plus.