Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66 Ilse Jurriën : March 11th 2012 - 21:15 CET
Sony DSC-TX66 digital camera : Sony introduces a new series of slim CyberShot cameras, among them is the DSC-TX66 digital compact camera. The new Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66 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. The Sony DSC-TX66 camera features a 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and an advanced BIONZ image processor for incredible lowlight performance. The Sony CyberShot TX66 also offers image stabilization and a fast auto focus system. The new Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66 camera offers various multi-shot capabilities, including a 10 fps burst mode, "Background Defocus" mode and 3D still photo shooting.
Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66
The new Sony CyberShot TX66 also offers "Dual Record" functionality for capturing high-resolution still images while shooting video. The "Clear Image Zoom" digital zoom technology boosts the optical zoom to 2x virtual capability (i.e. 5x optical zoom to 10x virtual zoom) at full camera resolution. The Sony DSC-TX66 can also shoot Full HD video (at various resolutions) and offer "Picture Effect" options for creative photography. And with a big, beautiful 3.3" OLED touch screen integrated into the DSC-TX66, flipping through photos, navigating menus or exploring the creative Picture Effect options is fun and easier than ever.
Sony CyberShot TX66 features
• Effective 18.2 MP "Exmor R" CMOS sensor
• Ultra-thin design measuring at 12.2 mm thick (excluding lens cover)
• Lightning-fast AF speed of approximately 0.13 second in daylight
• Lightning-fast AF speed of approximately 0.25 seconds in low-light
• 5x wide-angle optical zoom lens (26-130mm in 35mm format)
• 10x digital "Clear Image Zoom" at full resolution
• "Extra High Sensitivity" technology enhances low-light shooting
• 3.3-inch Xtra Fine OLED touch-screen
• Dual-Record captures 13 MP still photos while shooting video
• Full HD Movie Shooting capability (1920x1080/60i)
• Optical SteadyShot reduces hand shake during still and video shooting
• "Photo Creativity" interface plus 9 "Picture Effect" options
Sony DSC-TX66 price & availability
The new Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66 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-TX66 camera will be available in silver, gold, red, white, purple and pink this March for about $350 USD / €270 Euro. Prices may vary from country to country.
Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66 review
As soon as we receive a Sony CyberShot TX66 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Sony CyberShot DSC-TX66 review.