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18.2MP "Exmor R™" CMOS sensor with Extra High Sensitivity technology Capture brilliant photos in low light environments
The powerful 18.2 Megapixels "Exmor R™" CMOS sensor utilises a unique back-illuminated technology and is twice as sensitive to light as conventional CMOS sensors. Its heightened sensitivity ensures superb-quality images with extremely low noise,even when they are taken in dark environments. And with Extra High Sensitivity technology that is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions, you can enjoy image recording at maximum resolution.
20x Optical Zoom / 40x Clear Image Zoom Get closer than ever
Enjoy fine picture details through extraordinary zoom ability. 20x Optical Zoom / 40x Clear Image Zoom technologies deliver sharp and clear images despite long shooting distance and high magnification ratio. So it's even easier to appreciate the beauty of every subject's details!
High Speed Auto Focus Catch all the action all the time
Never miss any shooting opportunity. A combination of 3 technologies – newly developed lens, "Exmor R™" CMOS Sensor and BIONZ Imaging Processor – this advanced auto focus function lets you accurately shoot in only 0.13 seconds. It's the perfect setting for capturing swift movements and changes in expression.
Photo Creativity Transforming ordinary shots into dramatic images
You need not be a photography expert to shoot creatively. The Photo Creativity interface is so simple to operate, anyone could use it to turn everyday scenes into artistic pictures. You can use it to change the way your pictures appear on the display; it also comes with two new picture effects (Watercolour and Illustration) to offer you more creative options.
Express your imagination freely and turn everyday scenes into dramatic images. With our 9 Picture Effect modes – including the new Water Colour and Illustration mode – you can expand your creative horizons and shoot like a professional with ease by transforming ordinary photos into magnificent works of art.
Superior Auto Mode Selects the optimal shoot mode automatically
Superior Auto recognises up to 33 patterns of scenes and automatically selects the optimal shooting mode. Its Tracking Focus function keeps your subject in focus at all times so you can concentrate on capturing key moments; the enhanced HDR mode allows better recognition of backlit conditions for superior picture clarity.
Extra High Sensitivity technology
Achieve clarity in dimly lit environments. With Extra High Sensitivity technology, you can take vivid and natural-looking pictures with remarkably low noise. This sophisticated technology is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions and allows image recording at maximum resolution.
3.0" "Xtra Fine" LCD
Review your images in wide 3.0" display. Through the advanced XtraFine LCD™ technology, you can appreciate your photos and videos better with brilliant colour and excellent quality.
Intelligent Sweep Panorama
Whether you're shooting expansive landscapes, tall buildings or big groups of friends, it can be difficult packing everything into a single shot. Intelligent Sweep Panorama captures amazing wide-angle images even when people or subjects are moving. Just press the shutter button and sweep the camera over the scene and let Cyber-shot stitch the scene together with beautifully natural results.
Built-in PlayMemories Home Software
This pre-installed software makes it easy to transfer your videos and images to a computer for viewing, editing, sending via email and uploading to the Internet.