Sony has this week introduced two new cameras to its range in the form of the Sony Compact RX-100 IV and larger Sony RX-10 II pictured above that is equipped with a 24 – 200mm fixed zoom lens.
On the rear of the Sony RX-10 II is a XGA OLED Tru-Finder that has been designed to provide more true to life rendering and higher contrast.
The RX-10 II is also equipped with a new faster intelligent autofocus system that is capable of acting in just 0.09 seconds. Both cameras are fitted with support for NFC and WiFi communication and the Sony Compact RX-100 IV is the first pocket camera to be fitted with a full 1-inch sensor. Providing a wealth of enhancements for low-noise, high quality image capture. Sony explains more in todays press release.
“The impressive speed and power of the 1.0 type stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with an attached DRAM chip allows the new RX100 IV and RX10 II to perform exceptionally well while capturing fast-moving subjects. Specifically, it’s fast processing capability results in continuous speeds at up to 16 fps on the RX100 IV and up to 14 fps on the RX10 II for an extended period of time.”
Kimio Maki, Senior General Manager of Digital Imaging Business Group for Sony Corporation, continues :
“Utilizing Sony’s decades of expertise in digital imaging, we’ve made it possible for everyday customers to enjoy a professional imaging experience with the new RX100 IV and RX10 II cameras. With the power of the world’s first 1.0-type Stacked CMOS sensor packed into a compact, portable body, these new cameras bring the excitement and creativity of high frame rate shooting, 4K recording and a variety of other pro-quality features to a whole new audience.”
Both Sony camera will be available to pre-order on June 17th with pricing expected to be $1,000 for the compact RX-100 and $1,300 for the bulkier Sony RX-10 II.
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