Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20 Ilse Jurriën : March 11th 2012 - 21:20 CET
Sony DSC-TX20 digital camera : With the ability to deliver impressive, high-resolution photos while underwater, outside or inside, during both day and night, Sony's new CyberShot DSC-TX20 camera represents the ultimate in versatility. Ultra-slim and stylish, the Sony DSC-TX20 is your perfect partner for everyday adventures, from skiing to trips to the beach or pool. Resisting water (to 5m), dust, freeze and drops from a height of 1.5m, it’s packed with advanced Cyber-shot technologies in a beautifully slim body. The new Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20 camera features an ultra-slim, front-sliding design and measures about 12.2 mm (excluding lens cover), which is about the thickness of a standard AA size battery.
Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20
The new Sony DSC-TX20 camera features a high-resolution Exmor R CMOS sensor and advanced BIONZ image processor, enhancing low-light performance, Auto Focus speeds, image stabilization and opening up various multi-shot capabilities including 10 fps burst mode, "Background Defocus" mode, 3D still photo shooting and more. The CyberShot DSC-TX20 camera is Sony's most "rugged" compact camera offering waterproof (up to 5m or 16ft), dustproof, shockproof (up to 1.5m or 5 ft) and freezeproof (up to 14 degrees F).
Sony DSC-TX20 photo & video recording
The new Sony CyberShot TX20 also has "Dual Record" functionality for capturing high-resolution still images while shooting video, and "Clear Image Zoom" digital zoom technology, which boosts optical zoom to 2x virtual capability (i.e. 4x optical zoom to 8x virtual zoom) at full camera resolution. The Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20 can also shoot Full HD video (at various resolutions) and offer "Picture Effect" options for creative photography.
Sony CyberShot TX20 features
• 16.2 MP "Exmor R" CMOS sensor
• 4x wide-angle optical zoom lens (25-100mm)
• 8x digital "Clear Image" Zoom at full resolution
• Dustproof digital cameras
• Waterproof (up to 5m,16 feet)
• Shockproof (up to 1.5m or 5ft)
• Freeze-proof (up to 14 degrees F)
• "3.0-inch Xtra Fine LCD touch-screen (921k dot resolution)
• Dual-Record captures 12 MP still photos while shooting video
• Optical SteadyShot Active Mode reduces hand shake
• 7 "Picture Effect" options for creative photos and video
Sony DSC-TX20 price & availability
The new Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20 digital camera will be available at Sony retail stores and online as well as other authorized retailers throughout the Sony dealer network. The Sony DSC-TX20 camera will be available in orange, green, black, blue and pink this May for about $330 USD / €250 Euro. Prices may vary from country to country.
Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20 review
As soon as we receive a Sony CyberShot TX20 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Sony CyberShot DSC-TX20 review.