Two new additions to Sony’s Cyber-Shot Exmor R Digital Camera product line-up
Sony unveiled two new additions to its Cyber-Shot digital camera product line-up based on Sony’s “Exmor R” CMOS image Sensor, the Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 and Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1. The Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 and Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 compact digital camera are among the first that are equipped with Exmor R technology. The Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 comes with 24mm Sony’s G lens of 5x optical zoom with 10fps at full 10.2 mega pixels. Furthermore, the Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 comes with Optical SteadyShot, 8-Scene detection iAuto, plus Anti-Motion Blur/ Hand-held Twilight and HD Movie mode at 720p. With the help of Hand-held Twilight allows user to take picture in a dark without use of flash and without using a tripod. The camera in this mode is able to capture six images in a fraction of second with just one press of shutter and combining all the captured data from the six photos to create a single image. The Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 high sensitivity mode ISO 3200 allows faster shutter speed allowing user to take photo indoors or in a low light without any need for a flash. The user can select up to seven ISO settings (Auto, 160, 200,400, 800, 1600, 3200). The Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 comes in a form factor of 90.5mm x 51.8mm x 19.8mm and weight of around 149 gram with battery. The Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 features 10.2 mega pixels back illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor, it also comes with Carl Zeiss, Vario-Tessar 4x optical zoom lens. The Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 comes with a 3-inch touch screen TFT LCD display panel. The Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 features a compact size of W x H x D: 93.8mm x 58.2mm x 16.5mm and it weighs only around 142 grams with battery and MSDuo. Both models come with BIONZ Engine. The Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 and Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 will hit the market in Sept. 2009 but the suggested retail price has not been set yet.