Monday, 30 June 2014

Sony Alpha A7S, Alpha A77 II and Cyber-shot RX100 III Launched in India


on Monday launched three new cameras for the Indian market. While two

cameras are from the acclaimed Alpha line, the last one is from its

Cyber-shot line of compact cameras. The three models which have been

released include the Alpha A7S, the Alpha A77 II and the Cyber-shot

RX100 III.

The Sony Alpha A7S is billed as the world’s smallest

full-frame camera, and will be released in mid-July for an estimated

price of Rs. 1,54,500. On the other hand, the Sony Alpha A77 II is

available in three variants already, ILCA-77IIQ with the SAL 650 lens

for Rs. 1,14,990, ILCA-77IIM with the SAL 18135 lens for Rs. 1,04,990

and ILCA-77II only body for Rs. 84,990. The Cyber-shot RX100 III is

already available for Rs. 54,990.

As far as the features go, the

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III has a bright, wide-angle Zeiss, Vario- Sonnar T

24-70mm F1.8-2.8 lens. It also has a 20.1-megapixel, back-illuminated

Exmor R CMOS sensor with the Bionz X Processor. It also has a 4K still

image output, for viewing photos on a 4K TV. The 3.0 inch LCD screen

flips up 180 degrees. It also features the PlayMemories Camera Apps,

that boosts the photo experience with a range of free and paid-for apps

to improve the photography with the RX100 III. There is NFC and Wi-Fi

connectivity for easy photo sharing.

The Sony Alpha A7S is the

latest in the line of cameras from the Alpha series which has given the

likes of the Sony Alpha A7 and the Sony Alpha A7R cameras. The 35mm full

frame camera features a 12.2-megapixel, Exmor CMOS sensor along with

the Bionz X processor, giving it an ISO range of 50 to 4,09,600. It also

allows users to shoot HD video at 60fps, 60i, 30fps and 24fps. In

addition it has the APS-C (super 35mm film equivalent) mode for shooting

the videos at a high frame rate of 120fps. It also allows for shooting

of 4K videos to a compatible external 4K video recorder. It is also

compatible with the E-mount series of lenses, and along with a adapter

also compatible with the lenses from the A-series. A total of 54 lenses

can be used along with it.


The last in the lineup is the Sony

Alpha A77II camera. Sony claims that it is the world’s highest

phase-detection AF point count with 79 points across 15 cross points. It

has a 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS image sensor with the Bionz X image

processor. It has an ISO range of 100-25600 along with a XGA OLED

TRu-Finder and a 3-way tiltable LCD. Also on feature are a magnesium

body along with dust and moisture-resistant seals for all weather



Sony Alpha A7S, Alpha A77 II and Cyber-shot RX100 III Launched in India

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