Sony unveils new T, W and S-series Cyber-shot cameras
Sony Electronics Asia Pacific has announced seven new additions to its T, W, and S series Cyber-shot cameras, namely DSC-T900, DSC-T90, DSC-W290, DSC-W270, DSC-W230, DSC-S980 and DSC-S930.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90 and DSC-T900
Available in a wide range of stylish colours, the touch panel Cyber-shot T-series cameras feature enhanced performance with even slimmer dimensions at 15.1mm thick for the DSC-T900 and 13.9mm for the DSC-T90.
Images are clearly displayed on the large 3.5-type Xtra Fine LCD of the DSC-T900, and 3.0-type Clear Photo LCD on the DSC-T90 model for easy viewing and editing. Coupled with the Super HAD CCD image sensor and Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 4x optical zoom lens, the new Cyber-shot T-series features 12.1-megapixel resolution with great sharpness.
The T-series also features 720p HD movie recording, at 1,280 x 720 pixel resolution and 30 frames per second. The high compression MPEG-4 format visual codec enables high movie quality.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290, DSC-W270, and DSC-W230
The DSC-W290, DSC-W270 and DSC-W230 are the new additions to the W-series and features wider colour variation, up to 3-inch Clear Photo LCD and a retractable Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens that covers a wide-angle 28mm setting to a 5x optical telescopic setting.
Like the T-series, the latest W-series offers 12.1-megapixel resolution, new Intelligent Auto Focus, enhanced Intelligent Scene Recognition, Smile Shutter and Sony’s Double “Anti-blur” solution. Doubling as a high-performance video camera, the new DSC-W290 and DSC-W270 also offer HD movie recording at 1,280 x 720 pixel resolution and 30 frames per second.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S980 and DSC-S930
For users looking for high performance yet affordable package, Sony has two new models from the Cyber-shot S-series - DSC-S980 and DSC-S930. For clear, sharp images, SteadyShot image stabiliser and ISO3200 high sensitivity are incorporated into the camera. To facilitate ease of operation, the S-series also features convenient Scene Selection modes and Easy Shooting mode for novice camera users.
With a large LCD screen of up to 2.7 inches, the new series is available in pink, black, and silver, merging form with function with up to 12.1-megapixel resolution and up to 4x optical zoom.
The new Cyber-shot cameras will be available in Asia Pacific from April 2009.