Re: Sony's Cyber-shot RX1 compact camera packs a full-frame sensor,'fits in your palm'

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    On Saturday, September 22, 2012 6:02:12 PM UTC-6, MummyChunk wrote:
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    > CAN YOU ATTACH MORE LENS, FOR CLOSER SHOTS TO THE SONY CYBER SHOT.
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    > Sony Introduces the World's First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera
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    > New Compact Cyber-shot® RX1 Camera features 35mm full-frame image
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    > sensor and wide aperture f/2 lens
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    > SAN DIEGO, Sept 12, 2012 – For the first time, all the benefits of
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    > full-frame digital photography are available in a palm-sized compact
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    > camera.
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    > The extraordinary new Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-RX1 digital camera packs an
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    > advanced 35mm full-frame 24.3 MP Exmor® CMOS sensor and exceptionally
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    > Carl Zeiss T*t 35mm f/2.0 fixed lens into a highly portable,
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    > lightweight camera body. Measuring approximately 4.5 inches wide by 3
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    > inches tall and weighing just over a pound, it's significantly smaller
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    > and lighter than any full-frame DSLR yet sacrifices nothing in terms
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    > of image quality, HD video quality or manual control.
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    > "The new Cyber-shot RX1 is truly 'one of a kind', offering a
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    > unique combination of size and performance that's never before been
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    > realized in the world of digital cameras," said Yosuke Tomoda,
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    > director of the Cyber-shot camera business at Sony Electronics.
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    > "With its highly advanced sensor and fast 35mm f/2.0 lens packed
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    > into a small, portable camera body, professionals, enthusiasts and
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    > advanced hobbyists can experience the world of full-frame imaging in
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    > new and different ways than they ever thought possible."
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    > The new camera's unified lens and body design allows performance that
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    > few interchangeable lenses can match. The Carl Zeiss lens not only
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    > delivers spectacular image quality all the way to the edges of each
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    > frame, it incorporates a near-silent in-lens shutter and is far more
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    > compact than comparable lenses of interchangeable design. The camera
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    > also features full manual control options and an intuitive user
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    > interface, making it easy for photographers to adjust all settings
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    > quickly and easily.
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    > The 35mm full-frame sensor inside the RX1 camera more than doubles the
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    > area of APS-C sensors commonly found in much bulkier DSLR cameras,
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    > allowing it to take in significantly more light while capturing
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    > content. With an effective resolution of 24.3 megapixels, it's capable
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    > of resolving the finest image details and most subtle textures for
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    > rich color reproduction and an impressively broad dynamic range.
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    > The large sensor size also boosts the camera's sensitivity range to a
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    > generous ISO 100 – 25600, with the option to shoot as low as ISO 50 in
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    > expanded sensitivity mode. Similarly, ISO settings as high as 102400
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    > can be achieved using Multi Frame Noise Reduction. This allows the
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    > camera to capture natural, low noise handheld images in near-dark
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    > conditions without needing flash.
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    > The fast, bright Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm lens is a versatile choice
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    > for portraits, street photography and everyday shooting. This premium
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    > lens features newly designed optics including an Advanced Aspherical
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    > (AA) glass element, which contributes to the camera's extremely
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    > compact dimensions without sacrificing optical performance.
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    > The lens' wide F2 maximum, 9-bladed circular aperture enable beautiful
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    > background defocus ('bokeh') effects to rival or exceed
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    > professional-class DSLR camera lenses. Additionally, it features a
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    > macro switching ring on the lens barrel which instantly shortens the
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    > minimum focusing distance to approximately 20cm (from image plane),
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    > allowing the camera to capture small, close-up subjects with exquisite
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    > detail.
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    > The Cyber-shot RX1 camera also features an enhanced BIONZ® processing
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    > engine that rapidly handles data from the Exmor® CMOS sensor and also
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    > powers full-resolution burst shooting at up to five frames per second.
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    > The powerful processor can output image data in 14-bit RAW format,
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    > giving advanced users total freedom to express their creative vision
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    > throughout the shooting and post-production processes.
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    > Despite the camera's extraordinarily compact dimensions, the new
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    > Cyber-shot RX1 model offers a full range of manual control modes on
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    > par with typical high-end full-frame DSLR cameras.
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    > Dedicated lens rings allow for fingertip control of focus and
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    > aperture, while a DSLR-style Focus mode dial on the front of the
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    > camera enables easy switching between focus modes. Top-mounted
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    > exposure compensation and mode dials are strategically placed for
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    > simple access and operation, while custom function and AEL buttons on
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    > the back panel are also easily accessible.
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    > The new camera features a Quick Navi mode that allows fast, intuitive
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    > adjustment of camera settings. This is especially useful when using
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    > the camera with an optional viewfinder (sold separately). A memory
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    > recall (MR) mode is accessible via the mode dial so photographers can
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    > store and instantly recall up to three sets of camera settings.
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    > Other refinements include a MF Assist function that magnifies a
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    > portion of the image while framing to simplify fine focus adjustments,
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    > as well as a Peaking function that highlights sharply-focused areas of
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    > the image on screen.
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    > Additionally, the RX1 camera features By Pixel Super Resolution
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    > digital zoom technology, which allows for magnification of image size
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    > without sacrificing pixel count. This results in far higher quality
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    > results than are achievable with conventional digital zoom.
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    > A Smart Teleconverter function crops a central portion of the image
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    > sensor, boosting effective magnification by 1.4x or 2x realizing an
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    > effective 49mm or 70mm focal length. With the extremely high pixel
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    > count of the full-frame image sensor, even zoomed and cropped images
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    > maintain generous amounts of fine detail when blown up for large print
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    > sizes.
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    > In addition to beautiful still images, the Cyber-shot RX1 compact
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    > camera can capture high-quality, low-noise Full HD movie footage in
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    > all lighting conditions at a choice of 60p or 24p (progressive) frame
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    > rates. There's a full complement of P/A/S/M exposure modes during
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    > video shooting for creative flexibility.
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    > The new camera also features 13 different Creative Styles for
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    > fine-tuning images, plus a wide range of Picture Effect treatments.
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    > Further, it has Auto HDR and D-Range Optimizer, bracket shooting
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    > (Exposure, DRO or White Balance) and Auto HDR shooting modes, and
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    > there's a Digital Level Gauge that indicates camera pitch and camera
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    > roll on the LCD screen for straight, even landscape and architectural
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    > shots.
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    > New Accessories for Cyber-shot RX1
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    > Shooting possibilities for stills and video are broadened by the
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    > camera's Multi Interface Shoe that accepts a growing range of
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    > accessories. Options include a high-quality OLED XGA OLED Tru-Finder™
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    > EVF (model FDA-EV1MK) which allows for even greater manual focusing
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    > precision as well as an external optical viewfinder featuring Carl
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    > Zeiss optics (model FDA-V1K).
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    > Also available are a thumb grip (model TGA-1) for sure, comfortable
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    > handling as well as a lens hood (model LHP-1) and jacket case (model
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    > LCJ-RXB).
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    > Sony PlayMemories Services
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    > The Cyber-shot RX1 comes preinstalled with PlayMemories Home™ (Lite
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    > Edition) software, allowing easy image transfers to a PC for managing,
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    > editing and printing. Available for free download, a full version of
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    > PlayMemories Home software adds movie editing and disc burning.
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    > Also available for download, PlayMemories Studio™ allows game-like
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    > editing of photos and videos on PlayStation®3 systems. Images can be
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    > shared easily via PlayMemories Online™ service, the cloud-based
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    > sharing service from Sony that simplifies 'any time, any place'
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    > viewing on a wide range of connected devices.
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    > Pricing and Availability
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    > The Cyber-shot RX1 compact, fixed lens camera will be available this
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    > November for about $2800.
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    > The FDA-EV1K electric viewfinder and FDA-V1K optical viewfinder will
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    > each be available at launch for about $600 and $450, respectively.
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    > The thumb grip, lens hood and jacket case will also be available at
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    > launch for about $250, $180 and $250, respectively.
     
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