Sony launches T500 Cyber-shot – HD video and more

Sony T500 – 10.1 megapixel with a5x optical zoom, a 3.5-inch touchscreen and the HD video capture mode.



There is a lot of new cameas around lately, and Sony is one of the big guys on the market.

Their newly announced T500 promises to capture HD video on a memory stick suprisingly in a non-Sony format – MPEG4 AVC/H.264.

Key technical specifications

– Model: Cyber-shot™ DSC-T500
– Effective megapixels: 10.1 effective megapixels
– Image sensor: 1/2.3 type Super HAD CCD
– Movie mode: MPEG4 AVC/H.264, HD movies 1280×720 pixels at 30fps, Max. length of individual movie clip: 10 minutes
– Shooting modes: Auto, Program Auto, Scene Selection (High Sensitivity / Soft Snap / Twilight, Portrait / Twilight / Landscape / High Speed Shutter /Snow / Beach / Fireworks), Movie
– Lens: Carl Zeiss 5x optical zoom lens
– Display: 3.5-inch wide Clear Photo LCD Plus with touchscreen
– Image stabilisation system: Double Anti-Blur with Optical SteadyShot
– Face Detection: Yes