Sony brings Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 and W810 to the US
|Cyber-shot DSC-WX220||Cyber-shot DSC-W810|
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 and W810, which have been available in certain markets for several months, are making their way onto US shores in August and September. The WX220 features an 18.2MP BSI-CMOS sensor, Bionz X processor, 25-250mm equiv. lens, 1080/60p video, and Wi-Fi with NFC. The W810 offers a 20MP CCD, 26-156mm equiv. lens, and 720p video. The cameras are priced at $200 and $100, respectively.
Sony Adds Two New Compact Zoom Cameras to Cyber-shot® Line
WX220 model with 10x Zoom plus Wi-Fi; W810 model with 6x Zoom, Easy Operation
SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 – Sony today has introduced the versatile new DSC-WX220 and DSC-W810 cameras to its compact Cyber-shot® line, offering consumers a variety of new ways to capture high-quality images and HD videos on-the-go.
Cyber-shot WX220 Camera – Premium power in a compact package
The new pocket-sized DSC-WX220 model is extremely slim and compact, yet packs a ton of imaging punch thanks to its 18.2 megapixel Exmor R® CMOS sensor and 10x optical zoom G Lens. The high-resolution sensor and versatile lens are paired with Sony’s powerful BIONZ® X processor, ensuring that all images and full HD (1920x1080 @60p) videos are captured with exceptional detail and low noise.
The new camera also features advanced SteadyShot™ image stabilization for video, high speed AF for capturing moving subjects swiftly and accurately, and has built-in Wi-Fi® functionality for convenient image transfer and sharing with compatible smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android).
Cyber-shot W810 Camera – Sleek, user-friendly design at great value
The incredibly easy-to-use DSC-W810 features a 20.1MP CCD sensor and 6x optical zoom lens, and can shoot HD movies at 720p. It also has the fun Party Mode setting, which automatically adjusts sensitivity, exposure and color in low light social social settings to get great party shots with minimal effort.
The advanced flash on the W810 model is extremely useful for indoor or dusk shots, as it boosts the camera's overall sensitivity and effectively extending flash range to make far-away subjects appear brighter. Additionally, for convenient movie shooting, there’s a dedicated movie button on the camera that instantly starts HD video recording without digging through menus.
Pricing and Availability
The new Sony Cyber-shot WX220 will be available in August in black and gold for about $200, and the new Cyber-shot W810 will be available in September in silver for about $100. The cameras will be sold at all Sony retail stores (www.store.sony.com) and other authorized retailers nationwide.
|Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220||Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810|
|MSRP||$200 / £179||$100 / £99|
|Body material||Metal, composite||Composite|
|Max resolution||4896 x 3672||5152 x 3864|
|Other resolutions||4896 x 3264, 4896 x 2752, 3664 x 3664, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 3648 x 3648, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1728, 1920 x 1920. 1920 x 1080||5152 x 2896, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9||4:3, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||18 megapixels||20 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||19 megapixels||21 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)|
|Color filter array||Primary color filter|
|ISO||Auto, 100 - 3200||Auto, 80 - 3200|
|White balance presets||7|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal length (equiv.)||25–250 mm||26–156 mm|
|Maximum aperture||F3.3 - F5.9||F3.5 - F6.5|
|Autofocus assist lamp||Yes|
|Digital zoom||Yes (4X)|
|Normal focus range||5 cm (1.97″)|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||ClearPhoto LCD||Clear Photo LCD|
|Minimum shutter speed||4 sec||2 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/1600 sec||1/1500 sec|
|Flash range||3.70 m (with Auto ISO)||3.20 m (with Auto ISO)|
|Flash modes||Auto, on, slow synchro, off, advanced||Auto, on, slow synchro, off, advanced flash|
|Continuous drive||10.0 fps||1.0 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 10 sec, portrait)||Yes (2 or 10 secs)|
|Exposure compensation||±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)||1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)|
|Storage types||SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (micro HDMI)||No|
|Wireless notes||802.11b/g/n with NFC|
|Battery description||NP-BN lithium-ion battery & USB charger||NP-BN lithium-ion battery and USB charger|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||210||200|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||121 g (0.27 lb / 4.27 oz)||111 g (0.24 lb / 3.92 oz)|
|Dimensions||92 x 52 x 22 mm (3.62 x 2.05 x 0.87″)||97 x 56 x 21 mm (3.82 x 2.2 x 0.83″)|