Sony Announces Compact DSC-HX99 Camera; More Info at B&H

Photography News: Sony’s ultra-compact series receives an upgrade in the
HX99. It features a long 24-720mm equivalent zoom lens, UHD 4K video
recording, and advanced controls.

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Sony–B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of the Sony
Cyber-shot DSC-HX99
. Packed into its pocketable build is a 24-720mm
equivalent zoom, so you can make sure you get the shot regardless of the
situation. Of course, image quality is top notch with an 18.2MP 1/2.3″
Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor and the BIONZ X processor, including the ability
to record UHD 4K video. And, befitting an everyday camera, the HX99
offers users a 180° tilting touchscreen and a pop-up 638.4k-dot OLED EVF.

Sony DSC-HX99 Digital Camera


Product Highlights

  • 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar 30x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 638.4k-Dot Pop-Up OLED Tru-Finder EVF
  • 3.0″ 921k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K30p Video with Full Pixel Readout
  • ISO 80-12800 and up to 10-fps Shooting
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth

This Sony
camera is meant for travel. Its compact size and Zeiss
Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens make it useful for practically any
shooting situation, whether that means a vast landscape or a distant
subject. The camera also has Fast Intelligent AF and Eye AF for locking
onto subjects as well as 10 fps continuous shooting. For improved
sharpness, the lens has Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to help
limit the effects of camera shake.

Shooters looking to squeeze even greater performance out of their
imaging system will benefit from the HX99’s control ring, providing
direct access to certain manual controls. The rear LCD touchscreen
provides another control element with Touch Pad AF and Touch
Focus/Shutter choices. Raw is also available alongside JPEG for
maximizing the image’s potential in post. Tack on UHD 4K30 video using
XAVC S, as first for the HX series, and you have a powerful camera in a
pocketable form factor.

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