Sony Released DSC-RX0 Waterproof Action Camera

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Sony just introduced what it says is “a new type of camera” with “absolutely new imaging opportunities.” The brand new RX0 packs excessive-cease picture and video competencies right into a pint-sized action camera body. The device has a 1-inch, 15.3 megapixel CMOS photo sensor, with a huge 24mm Zeiss lens constant at F4. That sensor is bigger than any sensor available on present day GoPro models.

Sony RX0 Waterproof Action Camera Design

The RX0 is a high-performance waterproof action camera that measures 1.19 x 1.63 x 2.38 inches and weighs 0.74 pounds. As shown in the images, the action cam shows off an ultra compact and lightweight design, so you can effortlessly take it anywhere with you. Meanwhile, the mini video camera features a solid duralumin body that enables it to withstand submersion in water up to 33 ft (10m) depth without underwater housing, drops to the ground from heights up to 6.5 ft (2m), and it’s crushproof under weights up to 440 lbf/2,000 N (200 kgf).

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Sony RX0 Waterproof Action Camera Features

Sony RX0 waterproof action camera features a 1″ (1.0-Type) stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with DRAM memory chip, BIONZ X image processor and Zeiss Tessar T 24mm f/4.0 lens, so it delivers up to ISO 12,800 of sensitivity, high-resolution images, and up to 16fps6 continuous shooting. The mini camera also supports 1080p video recording, and 4K is also supported via a clean HDMI output.

Furthermore, the water-resistant action camera comes equipped with a TFT LCD screen for evaluate, preview, converting settings and more. The usage of Bluetooth and WiFi the video cam wirelessly connects with your phone or tablet, so you can without problems share your videos and pictures thru social media or remotely manage it together with your mobile device. Other features additionally include super sluggish motion shooting, anti-distortion shutter of up to 1/32000 sec, S-Log2 proprietary gamma setting, and you can link a couple of RX0 devices for exquisite visual results.

Sony RX0 Waterproof Action Camera Price

Sony says the camera is ideal for casual shooting, avenue, and travel pictures, so it’s a nice model for enthusiasts. The RX0 is a pricier choice at $700, in comparison to GoPro’s Hero5 Black which retails for $399.99. The RX0 is due to be launched in October.