Sony DSC-WX1-World’s first digital camera with Exmor R back illuminated CMOS sensor technology

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 camera is the first to employ Sony’s new Exmor R back illuminated CMOS sensor technology to improve shooting in low-light scenarios, enhancing image clarity and drastically reducing grain. To further extend low-light shooting performance, Sony Cyber-shot camera DSC-WX1 camera incorporate the hand-held twilight and anti-motion blur multi-shot modes introduced in Sony’s breakthrough Cyber-shot DSC-HX1.
The 10.2 mega-pixel WX1 camera has a 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD Plus display and features a Sony G lens with an extraordinary wide angle 24-120mm 5x optical zoom. This lens’ f/2.4 maximum aperture offers nearly twice the light gathering capability of conventional lenses.
Using Exmor R CMOS sensor’s high speed, the camera capture six separate images in less than a second and utilize Sony’s BIONZ processor to combine the shots into a single image of extraordinary detail and low noise. With HD video capability DSC-WX1 camera records HD movies in 720p high definition MPEG4 format for stunning large-screen home movie playback. You can record up to 29 minutes (or up to 2GB file size) in 720p format.

Sony WX1 Cyber-shot can take up to 185 and 256-degree panorama shots respectively in one easy press-and-sweep motion with an image size of 7152 x 1080 (ultra wide horizontal). The WX1 camera will be available in black this October for about $350. Pre-sales will start in August. Sony WX1 Cyber-shot with 11 MB internal memory measures 91x52x20 and weigh 129 g (no battery).
Sony MPK-WEB waterproof casing for Sony WX1 is available for approximately 6,250 yen ($65).