Sony introduces new pocket-sized RX100 III camera

Sony introduces new pocket-sized RX100 III camera

In an announcement which marks the expansion of Sony Electronics' lineup of compact cameras, the company unveiled the pocket-sized RX100 III camera on Monday. The new camera adds to Sony's popular Cyber-shot RX series.

The new Sony RX100 III camera is as sleek and as stylishly designed as the existing RX100 and RX100 II models. The new addition is equipped with a specially developed ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm1 F1.8-2.8 lens; and it includes an on-board OLED viewfinder with ZEISS T* coating.

Just like the current RX100II model, the new RX100III camera makes use of high-resolution 20.1 MP 1.0-type back-illuminated CMOS image sensor. In addition, the new camera also brings on the powerful BIONZ X processor which featured in a number of high-end Sony cameras including the full-frame a7, a7R and a7S models.

About the addition of the new RX100III camera to Sony's present lineup of compact cameras, Patrick Huang - Sony Electronics' director of the Cyber-shot business - said that its Cyber-shot RX family of cameras underscores the company's efforts "to push the modern limits of engineering and innovation."

With regard to the new RX100III model, Huang said: "We've added a brighter, wider aperture lens and an impressive retractable OLED EVF, while also utilizing the latest Sony imaging technologies to boost the camera's processing speed and efficiency."


User login



You May Have Missed...

Sony announces newly updated flagship APS-C mirrorless camera --- A6300
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:02

Bigwig Japanese device manufacturer Sony announced an updated version of its flagship APS-C mirrorless camera -- the new A6300 camera -- on...


Nigeria Update

Fresh Polio Cases lead to WHO Travel Restrictions on Pakistan and Syria
Tue, 05/06/2014 - 00:45

World Health Organization has slapped international travel restrictions on Pakistan, Cameroon...


Economy Watch

US Import Prices decline in April
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 01:13

For a straight 10th month, US import prices declined in April. The decline could be due to the...


Health Tonight

Healthcare workers find bird flu virus in Dunfermline
Tue, 01/12/2016 - 03:03

Health experts have confirmed that they have found a bird flu strain at a local farm located in...


Science Tonight

Debate continues over effectiveness ofIndian Science Congress
Fri, 01/08/2016 - 03:05

Following public criticism from Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan of the Indian Science...


UK News

Sheffield GP facility is inadequate, says inspectors
Wed, 01/13/2016 - 03:25

A team of inspectors have said categorised a Sheffield GP surgery as inadequate and said that it...


Pharmaceuticals

Aetna
Sat, 01/17/2015 - 06:04

Aetna inc., health care company, on Friday announced that it has signed a deal with Gilead...


US News

Synaptics, Valeo unveil tech for controlling automotive touchscreen more easily
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 08:31

Touchscreen technology maker Synaptics, along with leading automotive supplier Valeo, has...


Technology Tonight

Google removes ‘Adblock Fast’ ad blocking app from Play store
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 08:06

According to reports, Google has removed the 'Adblock Fast' ad blocking mobile app from its...