Sony India today announced the new flagship model for their popular Cyber-shot RX100 series, of compact cameras the RX100 V.
The Sony RX100 V is the company latest compact premium camera with PDAF and new front-end LSI chip for better processing speeds. It is equipped with a Fast Hybrid AF system with the world’s fastest AF acquisition at 0.05 seconds, and world’s highest number of AF points on sensor with 315 points covering about 65 per cent of the frame. The camera can further shoot continuously at speeds of up to 24 fps – the world’s fastest for a compact camera – at full 20.1MP (approx. effective) resolution with AF/AE tracking for up to 150 continuous shots, Sony claims.
The Sony RX 100 V comes with a 5-axis image stabilization and sports a touch screen. The RX100 V has a high speed Anti-Distortion Shutter (maximum speed of 1/32000 second) that minimises the “rolling shutter” effect commonly experienced with fast-moving subjects.
This fast shutter speed also allows the camera to capture sharp, crystal clear images with a wide open aperture at brightness levels up to EV19 Shooting at wide aperture with the fast shutter speed allows photographers and videographers to capture beautiful content with sharply focused subjects and defocused backgrounds under some of the most difficult, bright lighting conditions.
The front-end LSI chips which works alongside the Bionz X image processor delivers a crazy 24fps burst shooting at 20.1-megapixel resolution. Video capabilities include 4K video recording as well as slow-motion video at up to 960fps.
Other features on the Sony RX100 V include a new 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor, 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens, 3x optical zoom, 3-inch tilting LCD (non-touch) and Wi-Fi and NFC. It is available in all Sony Center, Alpha flagship stores and major electronic stores across India and is priced at Rs. 79,99.