Sony’s Newest Cameras Put a 30x Zoom in Your Pocket

Sony's Latest Cameras Put a 30x Zoom in Your PocketSony

Sony introduced a pair of latest level-and-shoot cameras on Tuesday that it claims are the world’s smallest to function a 30x zoom. Such lengthy telephoto lenses often blow up the dimensions of those "superzoom" cameras to just about DSLR measurement, however the HX90V and WX500 look like far more pocketable. Their sensor packs 18 megapixels however is not very huge, which means low-mild photographs will not be one of the best, particularly on the lengthy finish of the zoom — although that is true of most superzooms. These even have a flippable LCD (for selfies, in fact), constructed-in Wi-Fi, NFC and GPS.

For $330 you get all of the above within the WX500. For an additional hundred dollars the HX90V (above) provides a pop-up digital viewfinder like that discovered on the nicer RX100 III digital camera. It additionally will get a lot of additional dials and controls, which ought to attraction extra to critical photographers in search of a compact with an extended attain.

Each cameras must be out there in June at on-line and brick-and-mortar digital camera shops.

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First revealed April 14 2015, eleven:26 AM