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16.2MP "Exmor R™" CMOS Sensor With Extra High Sensitivity Technology Sharp, clear images anytime, anywhere
Obtaining sharper pictures with less noise is now easier with "Exmor R™" CMOS Sensor. Even when your images are taken in low light conditions or blown up to large sizes, you'd still get superb, lifelike photos.
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 quality.
Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode) Greater stability with reduced camera shakes
Unsteady hands can cause disappointing movie-recording results. Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode) employs a 10x wider camera-shake correction angle than conventional image stabilisers to reduce camera shake, even for footages taken while you are walking. And that means you can shoot smoother, blur-free movie footages when you are on the go.
Extra High Sensitivity Technology Clear pictures in low light conditions
Don't let excessive noise mar the photos that you take in a dark environment. Sony's new Extra Sensitivity technology cuts noise levels to 1/6th the noise levels of conventional models, delivering clear and beautiful images with less blur in dimly lit scenes.
Express your imagination freely and turn everyday scenes into dramatic images. With our 9 Picture Effect modes – including the new Water Colour and Illustration mode – you can expand your creative horizons and shoot like a professional with ease by transforming ordinary photos into magnificent works of art.
3.0" Wide Extra Fine Touch Screen LCD Monitor An amazing preview of your photos and movies
Making sure your images or movies are always perfect has never been easier. The Extra Fine LCD offers a fabulous resolution of 921,000 dots, showing incredible amount of details during shooting and playback. Viewing the wide-angle LCD and intuitive touch screen panel is really convenient as well.
BIONZ Image Processing Engine
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 a more natural and vibrant image in different shooting environments.
Intelligent Sweep Panorama
Whether you're shooting expansive landscapes, tall buildings or big groups of friends, it can be difficult packing everything into a single shot. Intelligent Sweep Panorama captures amazing wide-angle images even when people or subjects are moving. Just press the shutter button and sweep the camera over the scene and let Cyber-shot stitch the scene together with beautifully natural results.
Built-in PlayMemories Home Software
This pre-installed software makes it easy to transfer your videos and images to a computer for viewing, editing, sending via email and uploading to the Internet.