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Sony announces the RX100 VI point and shoot camera with zoom lens




Sony just unveiled their latest flagship point and shoot camera dubbed the RX100 VI. Sporting a 20.1-megapixel sensor and a 24-200mm zoom lens.

The RX 100 VI will be replacing the previous generation, and a well-loved favorite, RX 100 V. The camera features a 20.1-megapixel Exmor RS CMOS sensor with a blistering 0.03 seconds autofocus, currently the world’s fastest.

Apart from that, the sensor is also capable of 24 frames per second continuous shooting and has 315 focal plane phase-detection which covers about 65% of the frame.

Another interesting featur is the Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 24-200mm f/2.8-4.5 T lens with 8.3x zoom. In comparison, the RX 100 V, only has a Zeiss Vario Sonnar 24-70mm lens. At the back, we have a tiltable LCD touchscreen and a pop-up 2.35-million-dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF (electronic viewfinder)

For video recording, the camera can shoot full 4K content with HDR if used with the Hybrid Log-Gamma picture profile. Other video features include S-Log3/S-Gamut3, 120p Full HD mode, Picture Profile, 240/480/960fps slow motion, and proxy recording.

The Sony RX100 VI is expected to arrive in July 2018 with a price tag of $1200 (~Php 62,958). Local pricing and availability are yet to be announced.



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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