Sony has launched the New Cyber-shot DSC-T500 digital camera with the wonderful high definition video recording feature.
Cyber-shot DSC-T500 is a 10 mega-pixel camera sporting a 3.5″ Touch-sensitive Hybrid TFT LCD having an Aspect Ratio of 16:9 and 230,000 dots. This digital camera can record wide and full-screen 1280×720 movie at an amazing rate of 30 frames per second in fine, standard and VGA recording modes which is three times higher than standard-definition movies. The Cyber-Shot DSC-T500 has the MPEG4 AVC/H.264 compression feature to reduce the size of captured videos and can also capture still images during video shooting. Moroever, it has also got the ISO-increasing image stabilization technology.
The DSC-T500 has got 1/2.3″ Type Super HAD CCD sensor with 10.3 million pixels total and 10.1 million effective pixels. In addition, the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens comes with a 5x optical and digital zoom, and the camera includes is a Multi-Pattern, Center-Weighted, Spot metering features. As for photo and video storage, this Cybershot uses a Memory Stick media card.
Phil Lubell, director of digital camera marketing at Sony Electronics said, “Our research revealed that people like to shoot video with their point-and-shoot cameras, but were very dissatisfied with the video quality and the resulting large files. Our new T500 fulfills this customer need for a digital camera that delivers high-quality movies in a small form factor.”
The DSC-T500 is supplied with Picture Motion Browser software for easy organizing and viewing of images. Sleek and compact, it will ship in elegant black with a brushed metal finish in late September for about $400.