Sony announces two new digital cameras

on Friday,February 04,2011 19:02


Amateur photographers who want to begin taking a serious approach to their hobby may soon be able to with new cameras by Sony. Recently, the company announced plans to release two new models of the Cyber-shot, according to the Boston Globe.

The cameras will allow users to capture images at 16.2 megapixels and include high definition video capabilities. With the click of a button, owners can begin to record video at a rate of 60 progressive frames per second. Sony designed the cameras to be able to capture fast-moving action with clarity.

"These new H Series cameras are a great addition to the already explosive high zoom market, loaded with cutting-edge innovations by Sony to shoot stills and video," Kelly Davis, director of the digital imaging group at Sony Electronics, told the news source.

The two products, DSC-HX100V and DSC-HX9V, are the first digital still cameras of their kind to include 27mm Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonar T lenses. Both devices also include 30x optical zoom.

More than half of the individuals who held jobs as photographers in 2008 were self-employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. New devices, such as the cameras from Sony, can help individuals turn their hobby into a career.

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