Sony India on Friday announced a new camera at India as part of its Cyber-shot lineup.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 is a mobile high-zoom camera that is asserted to have been packaged in the”world’s smallest body” for its kind. It has a range between 24mm in the wide end up to 720mm super-telephoto. It sports 4K video recording abilities and includes Bionz X image processing engine. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 cost in India has been put at Rs. 34,990. It’ll be available across all Sony Center stores, Alpha Flagship shops, and other digital stores across India beginning from October 29.
It’s a back-illuminated Exmor RTM CMOS detector, with 18.2-megapixel effective resolution. It supports image stabilisation with the support of optical SteadyShot, and can also be outfitted with a Zoom Help function that allows users to zoom temporarily and displays a wider area when shooting a subject in the telephoto end.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 can capture 4K movie footage with”using full pixel readout without a pixel binning”. It integrates Sony’s Bionz X image processing engine combined with a front-end LSI that provides high-speed continuous shooting up to 10fps using a buffer limit of up to 155 images. Both cameras include features like autofocus with speed of only 0.09 minutes, Eye autofocus, RAW format picture recording, touch focus/touch shutter feature, sensitivity up to ISO 6400 for low-light pictures. Additionally, it has a 180-degree tiltable LCD touchscreen for simple framing of selfie shots.
The camera also has location information acquisition via Bluetooth that may collect and capture location data from a mobile device. Bluetooth service also allows transfers to uploading or smartphones to websites for quick sharing. The Bluetooth connectivity can be used with Android devices supporting Bluetooth v4.0 or after and running Android 5.0 or later. It also works with iPhone 4S or afterwards, and iPad 3rd generation or later. In addition, it can shoot fast-moving subjects with high-frame rate HD recording at up to 100fps to generate slow-motion sequences during editing.