Sony Introduces 3 New Cameras RX10 II, RX100 IV and α7R II
Sony introduces three brand new compact cameras, which have some professional cam features, RX10 II, RX100 IV and α7R II. In New York, the image sensor technology devs proved that they are without any doubt at top of the game.
The RX10 II and RX100 IV are Cyber-shot compact cameras whereas the α7R II comes with a new kind of sensor design with interchangeable lens. Both RX10 II and RX100 IV have high speed signal processing Exmor RS CMOS image sensor and DRAM memory chip attached to it.
According to Sony this new design will enable the device to capture super slo-mo x40 video taking 960 fps (frames per second). These figured were only seen in high quality professional video cameras. The movie is captured in 4K resolution (QFHD 3,840×2,160 pixels).
While recording an HD video it can record at high bitrates of 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps during 4K. The RX10 II has a 29 minute recording time for recording a 4K video while the RX100 IV can record up to 5 minutes in length.
The image sensor design allows anti-distortion high speed shutter which goes up to 1/32,000 seconds. RX10 II features a Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm lens and RX100 IV has a Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* f1.8-2.8 lens 24-70mm both with a unvarying aperture f2.8.
The ‘world’s first’ sensor being introduced in the α7R II interchangeable lens has a 42 mp resolution and 102, 400 ISO along with back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS.
The RX10 II, RX100 IV will be available for purchase in July and pre sales will start on June 17 for $1,000 and $1,300 respectively in the United States. The α7R II will be out for purchase in August at $3,200.