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

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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