Sony Announces A6500 system camera and RX100 V compact model




Sony announced Thursday two cameras, the A6500 and the Cyber-shot RX100 V. The A6500 builds on the a6300 system camera, but adds include five-axis image stabilization to. RX100 V has a faster hybrid off-system than its predecessor.

The A6500 take the place of the a6300 about as Sony’s main aps-c camera. Added include five-axis image stabilization that provides five stops and a touchscreen for operation. The screen can serve as a touch pad when using the EVF, to switch the focus point. What remains is the 24-megapixel sensor and off-system with 425 focal points based on phase detection. A new chip in addition to the X-Bionz image processor allows a larger buffer as possible so that now 307 images can be captured by continuous shooting at 11 fps. Sony also made to the A99 Mark II have been using such specially designed chip, which Sony refers under the heading lsi, which sits between the sensor and Bionz X processor. The chip must accelerate signal processing.

The body is made of magnesium alloy and Sony among others copied the design of the grip of the A7 II. Furthermore, there are ten to assign buttons. On the software front, the interface has undergone a metamorphosis so that menu items are easier to find. In addition, the components Highlight, for the metering of the exposure on the brightest part of the frame, and Entire Screen Avg, for the average of the entire image, is added

The A6500 is available in December for 1700 euros. In combination with the SEL1670Z lens Sony calls 2800 euro for the device.

Sony A6500

The fifth compact camera in the RX100 series, type model DSC RX100M5 must stand with the speed of its hybrid off system, which uses could focus on contrast and phase detection and within 0.05 seconds. The system uses 315 points of focus and can shoot up to 150 images at 24fps at full resolution of 20.1 megapixels with AF / AE Tracking.

Sony is again using the stacked CMOS chip DRAM memory, CMOS chip for the first time used in the RX100 IV. The lens is re-Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 24-70mm f / 1.8-f / 2.8. New compared to the previous model, the RX100 V video twice as long in slow mode can record. Users can choose whether they want to shoot at 1000fps, 500FPS or 250fps. Sony is the new Cyber-shot in November available for 1200 euros. The company takes over an underwater housing, the MPK-URX100A, for 360 euros.


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