Sony Announces Several New Camera & Lenses
Sony UK have announced a plethora of new cameras and lenses. The camera include the revolutionary DSC-RX1 and Alpha SLT-A99, and the new CSC, the NEX 6. Furthermore there is three, new lenses all for the E-mount (NEX) cameras, the 35mm f/1.8, 10-18mm f/4 and Power Zoom 16-50mm.
The Sony Alpha SLT-A99 is the latest edition to Sony's full frame stable. It uses the new 24.2 megapixel HD CMOS sensor and ultra fast Bionz processor. Weatherproof, dustproof body houses a host of advanced features including a 3.0" high resolution 3-way tiltable LCD, Dual AF (19+102 point) and the World's first full frame 1080p movie recording capability.
Sony's new advanced compact camera is the 24 megapixel "full frame" DSC RX1. It houses an impressive array of features including an ultra fast 35mm f/1.4 Zeiss Sonnar T* lens, high resolution 1229K-dot 3.0" LCD, 1080p movie recording all within a relatively compact body.
The Sony Nex 6 is the latest in the line of advanced compact system cameras aimed at the amateur and professional photographer alike. The NEX 6 has many feature of its bigger brother, the NEX 7 combined with the lesser specified NEX 5R. Features include a OLED viewfinder, 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, "touch" + tiltable LCD and an array of manual controls.
Furthermore there are three new lenses designed for the NEX, E-mount system. The 35mm f/1.8 OSS lens is great prime lens which can be used for all occasions. If you want something offering greater versatility for a budget look no further than the Sony E PZ16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 "Power Zoom" lens. It provides outstanding image sharpness but in an ultra compact "pancake" style form. Finally there is the ultra wide angled Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSS lens which again offers amazing performance with in a stylish aluminium black finish.
All there Sony products will be available with in the next 2/3 months at prices yet to be decided.