Sony’s latest high zoom camera, Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 has been available for preorder. Using a Zeiss 24-720mm zoom lens, the compact digital camera is able to deal with more subjects.
Sony HX99 is a high-performance point-and-shoot camera that measures 6.1 x 4.7 x 3 inches and weighs 1.23 pounds. As we can see from the images, the camera shows off a sleek and minimal appearance design, and the compact form factor and ergonomic grip hit only let you easily take it with you for any trip, but also provide a comfortable grip for stills or video recording.
The compact camera comes equipped with an 18.2MP 1/2.3″ Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor, so it’s able to deliver super image quality and 4K UHD video recording at 30fps or 24fps. The back-illuminated sensor can reduce noise levels and its native sensitivity range from ISO80-3200 is extendable to ISO 12800 for working in low-light conditions. The sensor and processor also allow it to deliver up to 10fps continuous shooting.
Furthermore, Sony HX99 features a built-in 30x Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with a 24-720mm equivalent focal length range plus Optical SteadyShot image stabilization in order to produce clear and sharp images even hand-held shooting at high zoom magnifications, and its Zoom Assist feature helps you frame moving subjects at telephoto range. The Fast Intelligent AF with 0.09-second response helps you capture any fleeting moment, and Eye AF lets you capture awesome portraits.
Moreover, the high zoom camera comes with a 3.0″ touchscreen LCD monitor that features a 180-degree tilting design for easy framing and shooting from low angles or taking front-facing selfies, and the touchscreen allows for intuitive menu navigation and working with Touch Focus, Touch Shutter and Touch Pad AF. In addition, built-in WiFi and NFC allow it to wirelessly connect with your smartphone or tablet for easy to share your photos, and using its custom app, you can remotely control the camera via your mobile device.
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 high zoom camera is priced at $448 USD. If you’re interested, jump to the product page for its more details.