Sony has announced two new point-and-shoot digital cameras that promise to give astounding picture quality in low-light situations. Both the cameras are equipped with rear illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor that helps to improve low-light photography, enhance image clarity and reduce picture noise.
Exmor R coupled with Sony’s BIONZ imaging processor enables camera to take quick pictures, apt for Panoramic photos. The TX1 and WX1 can take panoramic images up to 185 and 256-degrees respectively with the include Sweep Panorama mode.
Regarding other features, the 10.2 megapixel TX1 comes with a Carl-Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, 4x optical zoom, 3-inch LCD, Intelligent Auto mode, Face Detection, Smile Shutter, image stabilizer, Pet mode and 720p video recording for up to 29 mins. WX1 also boasts the same features as TX1 but has a smaller LCD screen measuring 2.7-inches and Sony G lens.
The TX1 Cyber-shot will be available in September in silver, gray, pink and blue for $380 while WX1 will arrive in October in black for $350. Pre-orders will start from this month.