Just a short time ago, Sony unveiled the latest in its Cyber-shot line-up: the Sony Cyber-shot HX50V. This new camera comes with an impressive 30x optical zoom and an advanced 20.4 MP Exmor R CMOS image sensor. Weighing in at a tick over 9 ounces, this camera is the smallest and lightest superzoom on the market. Any novice who’s considering getting serious about photography should carry this camera in their pocket instead of relying on their smartphone camera.
The Sony Cyber-shot HX50V is lightweight and slim, making it easy to carry anywhere, anytime. It also has enhanced Optical Steadyshot to help stabilize images, reducing camera shake and blur at all ranges. When fully zoomed out, this camera has stabilization that is twice as effective as the earlier HX200V model. The HX50V also comes with a powerful BIONZ processor that processes information to allow for great images no matter the lighting. Whether it’s a brightly lit summer day or a dimly lit interior, the HX50V can create great images that any photographer will be proud of. This camera can also shoot high-quality (60p) video and, making use of the stabilization, will let the photographer from novice to pro capture the action they wish without the blur or shake.
This new Cyber-shot also comes with on-board Wi-Fi, letting you share your images and videos effortlessly or stream them to your smartphone or tablet or to allow you to use your smartphone or tablet as a remote control, letting you make yourself part of the photo you want to take. For advanced users who which to fine-tune their shots, the HX50V has an exposure compensation dial and a P/A/S/M model dial for manually adjusting the shooting settings. It also has a 5-blade aperture that allows for smooth background defocusing as well as a Multi-Interface Shoe to attach compatible accessories such as an electronic viewfinder, flash, or microphone.
Costing only $450, the Sony Cyber-shot HX50V is a great way to begin making progress in your photography career.