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Sony Debuts Two Super-Zoom Cyber-Shot Compact Cameras: HX99 & HX95

Simon Skinner - 1 year ago

Announced today during the consumer electronics show, IFA, in Berlin, the new DSC-HX99 and DSC-HX95 cameras are the latest models in the Cyber-shot® series.

Each of the new models comes with the ‘world’s smallest ultra-compact body’ as well as a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T 24-720mm high magnification zoom lens. Giving wide-angle to super-telephoto shooting options in the same package, these cameras will appeal to people who are travelling or are looking for a super compact, super zoom camera for versatile photography and video capture.

HX95 front


The new camera’s internal recording can shoot high-resolution 4K video footage by adopting the latest image processing system, which enables high-speed continuous shooting at up to 10 frames per second and Fast Intelligent autofocus [AF].


Other new features include Eye AF technology, RAW format output, touch focus/touch shutter, [DSC-HX99 only] as well as supporting the location information link via Bluetooth®.

Available from October 2018: Pricing tbc

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.