Sony introduces first digital cameras with HD Video capability, Sweep Panorama Technology

Jan 6, 2010
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Sony unwrapped today two new Cyber-shot digital still cameras that are the world’s first compact digital cameras to include full 1080i HD (1920 x 1080 60i) Advanced Video Codec High Definition (AVCHD) video capability. Both are also the smallest and thinnest AVCHD capable cameras currently produced.

Sony has announced two new 14-megapixel Cyber-shot cameras (models DSC-W370 and DSC-W350)with a CCD image sensor that provides the novel Sweep Panorama™ feature in a slim, compact body.  Sweep Panorama mode (first introduced in Sony’s previous models) utilizes a CCD sensor to capture dramatic panoramic scenes,  shooting images continuously to capture wide landscapes or tall buildings in one easy “press and sweep” motion.

Sony also announced three cameras (models DSC-W330, DSC-W310 and DSC-S2100) that offer a new thin, stylish design with advanced features such as longer zoom and wide-angle lenses.

The HX5V camera will be available in black this March for about $350.

The  TX7 camera will be available in silver, blue and red this February for about $400.

The W370 camera will be available in silver, graphite black, green and red this March for about $230.

The W350 camera will be available in silver, black, pink and blue this January for about $200.

The W330 camera will be available in silver, black, red and blue this February for about $170.

The W310 camera will be available in silver, black and pink this March for about $150.

The S2100 camera will be available in silver, black and orange this February for about $120.


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