Looks like camera manufacturers like to release their products in large sets. First, Fujitsu released a set of new consumer cameras, then came Nikon and finally now its Sony’s turn. The company has launched a new set of cameras encompassing the Super Hi-Zoom, Compact Hi-Zoom and S series of CyberShot camera ranges in India. Also Read - Fujifilm India to hold free online photography workshops throughout April
The products in the CyberShot Super Hi-Zoom line include the H90, HX10V, HX20V and HX200V models. The DSC-H90 features a 16.1 megapixel CCD sensor and Intelligent Auto that is capable of recognizing up to 33 scenes that makes it easier to take clear pictures. DSC-H90 has a powerful 16x optical zoom and 360 sweep panorama that captures virtually any wide range or telephoto shot. On the other hand, the DSC-HX20V features 20x optical zoom and DSC-HX10V features 16x optical zoom, a new 18.2 megapixel (effective) Exmor-R CMOS sensor, Optical SteadyShot and a superior i-Auto shooting mode. The HX20V and HX10V also include a new GPS log recording function. Sporting an 18.2 (effective) mega pixel Exmor-R CMOS sensor, the Cyber-shot HX200V will also have a 30x optical zoom . Also Read - Nikon online photography classes are free for a limited time
The higher-end HX200V sports an 18.2 megapixel Exmor-R CMOS sensor, 30x Optical Zoom while resolution is kept high zoom. Sony claims improved high-speed AF enables the HX200V to focus more quickly with as fast as 0.13 seconds in daylight. The CyberShot Super Hi-Zoom series start at Rs 13,990 and go up to Rs 27,990. The lower end H90 and HX10V models will be available by the end of April while the HX20V and HX200V models will be available in May. Also Read - New ultrafast camera takes 1 trillion frames per second
The models in the Compact Hi-Zoom series include WX150 and W690 which the company claims are the world’s smallest and lights cameras offering optical zooms of 10x. Sony is able to reach these ultra slim form factors using an advanced aspherical lens. Both the cameras use 18.2-megapixel sensors using a BIONZ image engine.
Other models in the compact Hi-Zoom range include the WX50,W630, W620 and W610. These cameras boast of technologies like Optical SteadyShot, sweep panorama, intelligent auto and picture effect modes. All these models are equipped with 16.2 megapixel sensors with Exmor-R technology. The Compact Hi-Zoom range starts from Rs 6,490 and goes up to Rs 14,990. The W690 model will be available in May, while the WX150 will hit the shelves in late April while all the other models are already available.
For basic photography, Sony has launched the new S-Series CyberShot camera. The DSC-S5000 has a 5x optical zoom and 14.1 megapixel image sensor. The DSC-S5000 also features a 360 sweep panorama, i-Auto shooting mode and picture effect. The DSC-S5000 costs Rs 5,490.