Sony unveils waterproof DSC-TX5 and 14 megapixel DSC-H55 digital cameras

Sony unveiled two new Cyber-shot digital cameras  DSC-TX5 and DSC-H55. For the TX5 Sony claims that is “the world’s thinnest and smallest certified waterproof (up to 10 feet deep) digital still camera” and features 10.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, which is certified to be freeze proof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, shockproof up to about a 5-foot drop and dust proof.

“Only Sony can deliver a technology-packed, ultra slim, fashionable T-series camera that is also durable. Until now, you couldn’t have it all in one camera” said Kelly Davis, director of the Digital Imaging business at Sony Electronics. “It is so versatile because it’s a great camera for both indoor and outdoor usage. You can easily take it from a day at the beach with the kids to a cocktail party with friends. This camera is also great for activities such as snorkeling, snowboarding or boating.”

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

The camera also features wide-angle 4x optical zoom Carl Zeiss Vario Tessor lens,  10fps continuous burst shooting, 720p video recording,  image stabilization and 3-inch touch screen display that functions even underwater. The TX5 camera will be available in silver, black, pink, green, and red this April for about $350.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony’s DSC-H55 model, offers 14.1 megapixel CCD sensor, 10x optical zoom Sony G lens with 25mm wide-angle (equivalent), 3-inch (230,400 pixels) LCD screen, 720p movie recording, Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization, Face, smile, and blink detection and will be available in black and silver this April for about $250. Pre-sales begin in February.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Both TX5 and H55 cameras feature a memory card slot compatible with both Memory Stick (PRO Duo) and class-four and above SD/SDHC formats.

Source: Sony

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