DSC-TX9

DSC-TX9

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 Preview

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sony_tx9_pink_550.jpgThe second of Sony's new 3D Sweep Panorama capable cameras, the Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 is their new "top of the line" T-series model, which replaces the DSC-TX7. This petite little gem boast some impressive features in its tiny metal frame, many of which are shared with the DSC-WX5. On top of the new 3D Sweep Panorama mode, the TX9 delivers 12-megapixels of resolution from a Exmor R CMOS image sensor, their all new Superior Auto exposure mode, Background Defocus, Tracking Autofocus mode, Natural Flash, Background Color Selection, AVCHD video recording at 1920x1080 (60i), and a sweet 3.5-inch Xtra Fine touchscreen LCD.

The Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 will start shipping in September (2010) with a suggested retail price of $399 US, and will be available in two colors

Cyber-Shot DSC-WX5 key features:
  • Durable metal chasis in two colors (Dark Grey and Pink/Red)
  • 12-megapixel "Exmor R" CMOS image sensor
  • Carl Zeiss 4x internal optical zoom lens with 25mm field of view
  • 3.5-inch Xtra Fine Touch panel LCD with 921k dots of resolution
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization
  • New Superior Auto exposure mode
  • Intelligent Auto, plus 9 scene mode settings
  • Sweep Panorama mode, including new 3D Sweep
  • Records AVCHD video at 1920x1080 (60i) or MPEG-4 (.MP4) movies at 1440x1080 (30p) with stereo sound
  • MS Duo Pro and SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots (Eye-Fi compatible)
  • Li-ion rechargeable battery pack
  • HDMI output
For more information about the DSC-TX9 and Sony's other Cyber-Shot models that were announced along with the TX9, please read the full Sony Cyber-Shot press release here.

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