Sony is regarded as an old player for the camera business, but for the segment of the action cam seems new this time diseriusi by companies from Japan. To compete with its competitors, GoPro, this Japanese company has launched a new cam action called Sony RX0.
According to the company, the Sony RX0 is a “new camera type” with “a completely new imagery possibility.” Yes, Sony claims if the cam cam’s capabilities are higher than its competitors, even companies claim that the Sony RX0 goes into the professional segment.
Sony RX0 itself has dimensions of 61 × 40.6 × 30.5mm and weighs only 110.6 g. As a cam action, it’s okay if Sony RX0 has waterproof features, but it turns out this camera is also resilient that can survive if dropped from a height of 2 meters. Not only tough on the outside, the inside of this camera is also capable.
Inside the RX0 there is a camera sensor Sony Exmor RS CMOS measuring 1 inch with a maximum ISO 12,800. This sensor is larger when compared with the cam action competitors, most of which still use the sensor 1 / 2.3 inches. While processing kitchen is handled by BIONZ X processor capable of producing images with RAW format.
For the front, the Sony RX0 has a ZEISS Tessar T * 24mm f / 4 lens. Interestingly, this camera has a shutter speed of up to 1/32000 with features Anti-Distortion Shutter, and can shoot up to 16 frames per second. This camera is capable of recording Full HD 1080p video at 60fps up to 4K resolution. Meanwhile, other video recording includes Slow-Mo up to 960fps, MF assists & Peaking, Preset Focus, Picture Profile, S-Log2, and Time Code / User Bit feature.
There is also support for using the Sony FA-WRC1M remote, where users can control 15 RX0 cameras simultaneously. Of course the connected camera can record normal or slow-mo video in different angles.
With a variety of professional capabilities owned by Sony RX0, reasonable if this camera is quite expensive dibanderol. In Europe, the Sony RX0 is priced at 850 Euro or approximately USD 13.4 million and will be available in October.