Nowadays, smartphones and other advance mobile devices are attractive and leading devices in casual photography. Therefore, Camera companies have to offer a lot to prove their stand-alone cameras. Sony, one of the dominant Camera companies, presently announced about its latest effort i.e. the Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 (a touch-screen and card-style camera). This exceptionally slim and stylish designed camera has ability to snap 3D images by taking two rapid-fire shots through a single lens and it offers 16.2 megapixel resolution coupled with a 5× optical zoom.
There is a growing trend of point-and-shoot camera in which TX55 sports slimmer and trendier chassis that is coupled with large touchpanel of LCDs. In addition, the camera can shoot 1080p high-definition video and it has 16.2 megapixel Exmor sensor that can capture great low-light imagery and able to lock onto subjects in very little time as a tenth of a second.
DSC-TX55 allows you to capture a 3-megapixel still photo from a video clip; afterwards you can turn it into a 12-megapixel image which is suitable for larger photos. Your movies and images can be recorded on MicroSDHC or MicroSD cards, also on Sony’s own proprietary Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2) cards, which use the same controller type as in Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo cards. It is also known as fastest micro memory cards by Sony.
The TX55 sports newly added Picture Effect function that support a list of seven Picture Effect options such as Rich-tone Monochrome, HDR Painting, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Miniature, Pop Color and Toy Camera. With all these convenient camera process, shooter’s can expand their artistic possibilities without the need for editing software.
Sony claims to such a distinguishable technology of “By pixel super resolution” which is free from interpolation and magnifying. It can boost the cameras’ zoom range to a virtual 10x only at the image sensor’s maximum resolution of 16.2 million pixels, without losing any quality. This camera uses more classy process that includes “pixel creation and pattern matching” in order to make magnified image much sharper and clearer. Even smart phones don’t have such an optical zoom.
The DSC-TX55 sports several unique modes like a 3D Still Image mode and an Intelligent Sweep Panorama with such a High Resolution mode which can record a 42.9-megapixel panorama shot through automatically stitching multiple photos jointly. The DSC-TX55 camera features innovative new technologies of 3.3-inch OLED touch screen at the back. It enables the selection of camera’s multiple scene modes.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 will be available in September with the price tag of $350. TX55 camera will be available in black, silver, red, and violet versions. This camera is procured by Sony store, sonystyle.com and other authorized dealers and retailers. With the high brand name of Sony, efficient performance and stylish look will give more popularity in slowing camera market.
Specifications of Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
- Up to ISO 3200 of sensitivity
- Boosts a BIONZ processor
- 26mm wide-angle zoom
- Intelligent Sweep Panorama mode
- Dedicated video button
- DSLR-like picture quality
- Ultra-thin chassis design (12.2 mm)
- Full HD AVCHD video recording
- 16.2 Megapixels Exmor R CMOS sensor
- 3.3” inch Xtra Fine OLED wide touch-screen Monitor
- 1080i full HD-resolution video capability
- 10 frames per second (full resolution) burst mode
- 3D Still Image captures with 3D Sweep Panorama mode and Sweep Multi Angle
- 5x optical zoom and up to 10x with Pixel Super Resolution feature
- Steady Shot image stabilization for Full HD video shooting
- Supports Memory up to 16 GB of removable storage
- Electronic image stabilization for vertical and horizontal handshake correction
- Seven picture effect options