Sony just unveiled their latest ultra zoom / bridge compact camera in H-Series with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V. Featuring 18.2-megapixel 1/2.3-inch BSI-CMOS sensors with support 30x optical zoom lens and Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar that provides crisp, beautiful photos and great HD videos record, Sony DSC-HX200V Camera is expected will be ready for purchasing in March 2012 with only black color for approximately $480.
Comes with an advanced BIONZ processor paired with a backside-illuminated image sensor, 105MB of onboard storage and offer maximum aperture falls from f/2.8 at wide angle to a rather dim f/5.6 at telephoto plus a 3.0-inch XtraFine TruBlack TFT LCD panel with high 921,600 dot resolution, the DSC-HX200V digital camera is perfect for travel photography or capturing your best moment on the life.
The Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V ultra zoom camera also offer Clear Image Zoom technology to increase optical zoom to 2x virtual capabilities, Optical SteadyShot Active Mode, Optical SteadyShot, Sony’s “By Pixel Super Resolution” technology to make your low resolutions video to higher quality, 9 Picture Effect and video plus two stabilization systems, Optical SteadyShot for image and Active SteadyShot mode that combines optical and digital stabilization.
Physically, it measures in 122 x 87 x 93 mm with weight at 583 g (1.29 lb / 20.56 oz) and packed with Lithium-Ion NP-FH50 battery provides up to 450 shots. The rest of specifications are SD / Memory Stick Duo cards, USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec), EyeFi and mini HDMI port to view your photos or video on HDTV. According the press release, it also capable to capture HD 1080p AVCHD video at a rate of 60 frames per second. You can check more features bellow.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Camera Features
– 18.2 MP Exmor R
– 30x optical zoom lens (27-810mm in 35mm format) with 60x digital “Clear Image Zoom” ion
– Extra High Sensitivity, range of ISO 100-12800
– Lightning-fast AF speed of approximately 0.13 second in daylight, 0.24 seconds in low-light at 3 EV (speeds may vary based on shooting conditions)
– 3.0-inch, 921k dot resolution tilting LCD screen
– Captures 13MP equivalent still images while shooting video via Dual-Record
– Full HD Movie Shooting capability (1920×1080/60p) and Optical SteadyShot Active Mode (3 way shake cancelling)
– Photo Creativity interface and 9 Picture Effect and video
– Flash modes : Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync, Rear Slow Sync
– Embedded GPS functionality with newly added GPS Log Recording function
– Autofocus : Contrast Detect (sensor), Tracking, Multi-area, Single, Face Detection, Center, Selective single-point