Sony Unveils World's Smallest, Lightest Ultra-Compact Camera

Last update: 04/04/2019

By Nur Hazirah Samsudar

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 (Bernama) – Sony has introduced a new addition to its popular compact camera line-up with the launch of the world's smallest and lightest premium compact camera, the RX0 II.

Building upon the waterproof/dustproof, shockproof, crushproof and ultra-compact qualities of the original RX0, the new model now offers internal 4K recording, a up to 180-degree and down to 90-degree tiltable LCD screen that even works underwater and new image stabilisation solutions for video recording.

At the heart of the RX0 II sits a 1.0-type stacked 15.3- megapixel1 Exmor RSCMOS image sensor and an advanced BIONZ Ximage processing engine that offer enhanced colour reproduction including beautiful skin tones.

“The development goal of the original RX0 was to build a camera that enabled new forms of creative expression through its form factor and technical capabilities,” said Director, Digital Imaging Division, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific, Dai Tanaka said in a statement.

Measuring just 59mm x 40.5mm x 35mm and weighing just 132g, the RX0 II fits easily into a pocket. It is waterproof up to 10 metres deep, dustproof, and shockproof up to 2 metres and crushproof up to 200KG force.....