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Sony Cyber-shot RX10 means business with its big zoom lens and 20.2MP sensor [Video]

Sony has unveiled its new Cyber-shot RX10 as a high-zoom model which will now be occupied by its popular RX series. This Wi-Fi-enabled shooter is all set to go on sale in November tagged at a price of $1300. Its one feature which is grabbing all the attention is the 24-200mm (35mm equivalent) F2.8 Carl Zeiss zoom lens it carries onboard.

While giving a definite boost to its zooming capabilities, this lens also delivers extra brightness thanks to its F2.8 maximum aperture. Accompanying this setup is the 1.0-type 20.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor which we’ve already seen on the RX100 II. All the operations of this camera are taken care of by its BIONZ X processor.

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 has been equipped with a new contrast-detection autofocus system that’s capable of accurately tracking moving subjects. It has been blessed with a high-contrast OLED Tru-Finder and a 3.0-type White Magic LCD which can tilt up or down for easy framing.

Apart from clicking photographs, users of the Cyber-shot RX10 will also be able to capture videos in full HD format at 60p (AVCHD progressive) or the cinematic 24p frame rate. Wi-Fi and NFC form part of its offerings as well, allowing easy connection with Android and iOS. Moreover, you are also able to remotely control its functions using these attributes.

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The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 has been aimed by its maker at delivering DSLR-like flexibility to advanced users, which is why its lens bears a manual control ring that can be used for controlling zoom or focus. Like we said, the camera will be released this November and will carry an MRP of $1300.


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