Sony has announced the launch of another new camera, this time it is a new compact camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, which according to Sony is the worlds first compact camera with a 35mm full frame 24.3 effective megapixel sensor.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features Sony’s 24.3 megapixel Exmore CMOS sensor and a Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2 prime lens, you can see the full specifications below.
Full-frame imaging from a compact camera that’s drastically smaller and lighter than any full-frame DSLR
Exmor™ CMOS sensor with approximately 24.3 effective megapixels for flawless, detail-packed photos and Full HD video
Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2 prime lens; with Macro mode for 20cm minimum focusing distance
Extremely wide sensitivity range from ISO 100 – 25600
Intuitive manual controls with aperture and focus mode dial
New Multi Interface Shoe compatible with optional flash, electronic viewfinder, optical viewfinder and clip-on LCD monitor
Sony has said that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 will go on sale in December of 2012, they did not reveal any details on pricing, you can find out more details over at Sony’s website at the link below.