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16.2MP "Exmor R™" CMOS Sensor With Extra High Sensitivity Technology Capture brilliant photos in low-light conditions
The powerful 16.2 Megapixels "Exmor R™" CMOS sensor utilises a unique back-illuminated technology and is twice as sensitive to light as conventional CMOS sensors. Its heightened sensitivity ensures superb-quality images with extremely low noise,even when they are taken in dark environments. And with Extra High Sensitivity technology that is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions, you can enjoy image recording at maximum resolution.
5x Optical Zoom / 10x Clear Image Zoom Zoom in on your subjects without lowering picture sharpness
Capture sharp pictures and clear details from a distance with 5x Optical Zoom lens. As the camera adjusts the focal point by moving the optical lens back and forth, your subjects will be enlarged with no deterioration in image quality. That's not all. It's 10x Clear Image Zoom utilises Sony's new "By Pixel Resolution" technology and lets you zoom in twice as much as 5x Optical Zoom, without lowering overall picture clarity.
9 Picture Effect modes Express your creativity in pictures
Intensify drama in everyday images with Picture Effects. Heighten mood and highlight special details using any of the 9 Picture Effect Modes – Toy Camera, Partial Colour, Soft High-key, Pop Colour, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Illustration and Watercolour Painting. With these exciting options, you can unleash the artist in you and shoot like a professional with ease.
Superior Auto Mode Selects the optimal shoot mode automatically
Superior Auto recognises up to 33 patterns of scenes and automatically selects the optimal shooting mode. Its Tracking Focus function keeps your subject in focus at all times so you can concentrate on capturing key moments; the enhanced HDR mode allows better recognition of backlit conditions for superior picture clarity.
Full HD movie recording with Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode) Create blur-free high definition movies
In addition to excellent stills, you can also capture high-quality movies using Full HD Recording standard. Shoot in high definition by simply pressing the MOVIE button. And thanks to the Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode) technology, the effects of camera-shakes are greatly reduced, resulting in blur-free HD videos for your enjoyment.
Clear Photo LCD Monitor
Appreciate your images better with the Clear Photo LCD monitor. It aids scene composition and helps you choose the best camera settings during the shooting process. It also lets you view recorded pictures and movies with sharp and vivid colours even in bright daylight.
BIONZ Image Processor
BIONZ Image Processing Engine drastically reduces the picture noise level and achieves high accuracy in auto-focusing, exposure auto-correction and auto white balancing; creating more natural and vibrant images in different shooting environments.
3D Sweep Panorama
Turn your surroundings into breathtaking 3D panoramas! Simply sweep your Cyber-shot camera across with a smooth continuous motion and let it stitch up to 100 images together to create an impressive 3D panoramic shot that offers more depth and realism. Images are available in three sizes ‐ standard, wide and 16:9 ‐ to provide more options for your photography needs.
Extra High Sensitivity Technology
Achieve clarity in dimly lit environments. With Extra High Sensitivity technology, you can take vivid and natural-looking pictures with remarkably low noise. This sophisticated technology is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions and allows image recording at maximum resolution.