Sony has announced a pair of new Cyber-shot models – the TX55 and WX30.
The Sony Cyber-shot TX55 is an ultra-thin 16.2MP camera with a 3.3-inch OLED touch screen display. The TX55 uses Memory Stick Micro or Micro SD cards for storage. It offers a 5x optical zoom and a max sensitivity of ISO 3200. Additionally, the TX55 captures 1920 x 1080 AVCHD video.
The Sony TX55 should be available in September at an initial retail price of $350. You can find it here on Amazon.com.
The Sony Cyber-shot WX30 is more of a standard-sized point and shoot model with otherwise similar specifications. The WX30 also sports a 16.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor, a 5x optical zoom and a max sensitivity of ISO 3200. As with the TX55, the WX30 captures 1080i AVCHD video.
No word yet on US availability for the WX30; however, Sony Europe notes that the WX30 will be available there in September as well.
More details and product shots for these two new cameras below. [Read more…]