Ilse Jurriën : July 25th 2011 - 11:20 CET
|Sony CyberShot TX55
Sony CyberShot DSC TX55 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 TX55 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-TX55 also marks a CyberShot first with new Picture Effect mode that broadens artistic possibilities with no editing software needed. The Sony CyberShot TX55 will be available from September 2011.|
Sony CyberShot TX55 camera
Just 12.2mm slim, the Sony CyberShot TX55 is the world’s thinnest camera that captures Full HD AVCHD video clips as well as 16.2 megapixel still images. The new Sony DSC TX55 also shoots super-detailed panorama photos, 3D Sweep Panorama and 3D pictures to enjoy on your 3D TV. The back panel of the Sony CyberShot DSC TX55 is dominated by a super-size 8.3cm / 3.3" Xtra Fine OLED wide touch-screen: the display is perfect for showing off your photos and movie clips with incredible detail.
Sony CyberShot DSC-TX55 photo & video
The Sony CyberShot TX55 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 TX55 takes detail-packed 12 megapixel still photos without interrupting Full HD video shooting.
Sony CyberShot TX55 panorama function
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 TX55 takes 3D photos and 3D Panoramas
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 TX55 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 TX55 image stabilisation
The Sony CyberShot TX55 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 TX55 photographers will enjoy crisper, blur-free movie clips at all zoom settings, even if you’re holding the camera while walking.
Sony CyberShot TX55 picture effects
Making its CyberShot debut on the Sony TX55, 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 TX55 memory
Enabling its incredible slimness, the Sony CyberShot DSC TX55 is the first CyberShot compact digital camera that includes a flash memory card slot to accept Memory Stick Micro (M2) and microSD / SDHC cards. Sony offers a choice of ultra-compact, high quality media in capacities up to 16GB (newly introduced Sony M2 Mark2, ideal for AVCHD video shooting / 8GB (microSDHC). All Sony memory cards come with free PC software (available via download), File Rescue for quick, easy recovery of deleted or damaged photos and files, and x-Pict Story that simplifies creation of dazzling slideshows from your photos.
Sony CyberShot TX55 camera features
• Highest-resolution Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor yet (16.2 effective megapixel)
• Full HD AVCHD video function
• 12.2mm slim with 8.3cm (3.3”) wide OLED touch-screen
• Compatible with Memory Stick Micro (M2) and MicroSD cards
• 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 TX55 price & availability
The compact, beautifully styled new Sony CyberShot TX55 will be available in the colors black, silver, purple and red. The Sony CyberShot DSC-TX55 camera is available from September 2011 for an estimated retail price of about 400 Euro. The range of Sony Memory Stick Micro and microSD / SDHC media cards is available now. 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 TX55 review
As soon as we receive a Sony CyberShot TX55 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Sony CyberShot TX55 review.