Ilse Jurriën : July 25th 2011 - 11:15 CET
|Sony CyberShot WX30
Sony CyberShot DSC WX30 digital camera : Sony introduces a new CyberShot digital compact camera that make it easy to capture the moment with DSLR-style still photos, Full HD video and amazing 3D pictures. The Sony CyberShot WX30 is world´s thinnest camera with Full HD video, featuring a 16.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, plus new ‘By Pixel Super Resolution’ technology that boosts zoom range to 10x without quality loss at the image sensor’s maximum resolution. The easy-to-use Sony CyberShot DSC-WX30 also marks a CyberShot first with new Picture Effect mode that broadens artistic possibilities with no editing software needed. The Sony CyberShot WX30 will be available from September 2011.|
Sony CyberShot WX30 camera
Super-compact and sleekly curvaceous, the Sony CyberShot WX30 offers a wide range of imaging options for still photos, Full HD video and 3D picture shooting. The Sony CyberShot DSC WX30 is also the first-ever CyberShot WX-series model featuring a spacious 7.5cm (3”) Xtra Fine LCD wide touch screen for beautifully simple fingertip operation.
Sony CyberShot DSC-WX30 video & photo
The Sony CyberShot WX30 is equipped with the brand-new ‘Clear Image Zoom’ that boosts magnification without lowering pixel count in the final image. Exclusive to Sony, ‘By Pixel Super Resolution’ processing further extends the camera’s 5x optical zoom range, allowing full-resolution 16.2 megapixel images with a maximum 10x zoom. ‘By Pixel Super Resolution’ technology also significantly boosts still photo quality during video recording. With the Dual Rec function, the Sony CyberShot WX30 takes 12 megapixel photos without interrupting Full HD video shooting.
Sony CyberShot WX30 records 3D photos
3D Still Image captures dramatic 3D photos without needing a big, bulky camera with stereoscopic lenses. Just press the shutter button of the Sony CyberShot WX30 once: 3D Still Image grabs a pair of frames in quick succession, estimating depth information to create a 3D still photo. Other 3D shooting options include 3D Sweep Panorama and Sweep Multi Angle.
Sony CyberShot WX30 panorama pictures
Intelligent Sweep Panorama also features HR (High Resolution) mode, letting you capture breath-taking 42.9 megapixel panoramas. Just sweep the camera: then enjoy the results on your connected HD TV, or zoom in with PlayStation 3 to reveal the finest details.
Sony WX30 incorporates image stabilisation
The Sony CyberShot WX30 digital camera offers electronic image stabilisation for vertical and horizontal handshake correction, SteadyShot Active Mode compensates for handheld camera movements during Full HD video shooting. With the Sony WX30 photographers will enjoy crisper, blur-free movie clips at all zoom settings, even if you’re holding the camera while walking.
Sony CyberShot WX30 picture effects
Making its CyberShot debut on the Sony WX30, Picture Effect broadens everybody’s artistic options with an exciting range of in-camera image treatments. You don’t need special editing software: just press the shutter button. A choice of seven Picture Effect options includes HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy Camera, Partial Colour, Pop Colour and Soft High-key.
Sony CyberShot DSC WX30 docking station
The Sony CyberShot WX30 is compatible with the Party-shot IPT-DS2 docking station - your ‘personal photographer’ that’s perfect for parties and fun family gatherings. Party-shot pans, tilts and zooms the Sony CyberShot WX30 camera as it searches for faces in the room, automatically shooting natural, beautifully-framed photos while you enjoy yourself.
Sony CyberShot WX30 camera features
• Highest-resolution Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor yet (16.2 effective megapixel)
• Full HD AVCHD video function
• First WX-series Sony CyberShot camera with 7.5cm (3”) wide touch-screen
• Clear Image Zoom up to 10x with new ‘By Pixel Super Resolution’ technology
• Shoot 12 megapixel still photos during Full HD movie recording
• Intelligent Sweep Panorama HR mode, 3D Sweep Panorama and 3D Still Image
• Exciting in-camera artistic treatments with Picture Effect
Sony CyberShot WX30 price & availability
The compact, beautifully styled new Sony CyberShot WX30 camera is available from September 2011 for an estimated retail price of about 250 Euro. Also available is an expanded range of co-ordinating accessories - including the colourful new Sony LCJ-THF camera cover, Sony AC-UD10 AC adaptor and Sony BC-TRN2 fast battery charger.
Sony CyberShot WX30 review
As soon as we receive a Sony CyberShot WX30 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Sony CyberShot WX30 review.