Sony Announces Cyber-Shot TX55

Posted Jul 28, 2011

Sony has announced the Cyber-Shot TX55 camera. The camera is at a super-thin size of 12.2mm. The TX55 is the thinnest camera with optical image stabilization. The camera is 16.2 megapixel with an illuminated backside CMOS sensor. The camera also has full 1080i AVCHD video recording and a high-resolution OLED touchscreen (1,229,800 dots). The lens on the TX55 is a 5x optical zoom. The TX55 also sports “By Pixel Super Resolution” to enable 10x digital zoom. Special effects are built into the camera which include HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy Camera, Partial Color, Pop Color, and Soft High-key. Other specs include: Sweep Panorama mode, 3D Still Image mode, High-speed autofocus, and the camera shoots 12 megapixel stills while HD video records. The TX55 will be available this September at a cost of $350. [ZDNet]