Thursday, April 22, 2010


Sony unveiled a new digital camera with GPS for the CES 2010. The new point and shoot Sony digital camera with GPS is the Sony Cybershot model DSC-HX5V.

The DSC-HX5V is the first point and shoot camera to support SD and SDHC cards and the Transferjet cards. Transferjet cards let you share files between transferrjet- enabled devices by bringing the devices one inch closer to one another.

Sony claims that this is one of the world's smallest and thinnest Advanced Video Codec High Definition capable cameras, with a resolution of 1980X1080. The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX5V has 10x optical zoom, a 10-megapixel back-illuminated Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) sensor, and built-in GPS and compass. The optical steadyshot improved optical stabilization helps to reduces blur without losing image quality. It also helps the user to take good images of moving objects. Think of taking pictures of your kids at play! The camera also has the face detection and smile shutter technologies. So the face and the smile can be taken naturally.

The main feature of DSC-HX5V is the GPS geotagging and the internal compass. So when you travel between time-zones the time on the camera will get updated automatically. You can also use the Google maps to find the best spots to take pictures. The user can check on Google Earth to know the location and also can get a bird’s eye view. The geotagging will be helpful to remember where the images are taken. The camera has outstanding lowlight performance. Thanks to Sony's back illuminated CMOS sensor technology.  The ‘’Intelligent Scene Recognition’’ will create 9 different views and selctes the optimal camera settings within the fraction of a second.

Features and Functions
The important special feature of Sony DSC HX5V camera is the built in GPS and compass. It helps to use Google Earth to get different views of the location.

Other features are the face detection, smile shutter, low light performance, 10 frames per second image capture, 10X optical Zoom, and the optical steady shot image stabilization. The camera comes with battery charger, wrist strap, multi connector cable, software, power cord and the HDMI adapter.

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