The waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and freeze-proof Cyber-shot touch screen digital camera is available in pink, orange, green, blue and black colors. Model number is DSC-TX20/B. It features a 16.2-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor with dual record of videos and photos at the same time, 10fps, 3-inch touch screen and full HD 1080/60i video capability. If you are into water sports like whitewater rafting, ragged activities like rock or mountain climbing, trekking on dusty roads and always on the move, this is the camera for you.
The integration of its 16.2-megapixel power resolution, Exmor R CMOS sensor and Carl Zeiss Vario-Teslar lens allows you to zoom in, enlarge and crop your photos without compromising the details. It provides waterproofing up to 16 feet deep, it can handle shock from a fall of up to 5 feet, resists dust and has a 17.5mm-slim body to fit into your pocket for you to take with you anywhere anytime. It enables AVCHD video capture and dual recording of videos and still images. This means you can shoot both simultaneously.
You can shoot up to 10 frames per second in full 16.2-megapixel resolution. This is beneficial for quick motion stunts, high-speed sports like biking and other fast-action events like acrobatics and dance shows. You don’t have to worry about camera shaking, unsteady handling and blur results. The Optical SteadyShot image stabilization feature with Active Mode solves these problems. Capture 3D images and 3D panoramas using 3D Sweep Panorama that you can view on your HDTV or 3D-capable computer.
The combined power of BIONZ image processor and Exmor R CMOS sensor provides Anti-Motion Blur, 1080i and Handheld Twilight movies. The Clear Image Zoom doubles the power of optical zoom for closer images. Intelligent Sweep Panorama HR provides high resolution panoramic photos and avoids subject distortion through detection of faces and subjects in motion. It detects and quickly shoots the correct scene mode, and combines with up to 6 shots to create greater clarity for your images. It uses 6 shots layering technology to lower image noise and backlight correction HDR to optimize dynamic ranges. It has a DSLR feature of blurring the background to focus on the subject.
Face Detection recognizes up to 8 faces with adjustment of exposure, focus and white balance. Smile Shutter detects and captures a smile when it happens. The anti-blink function works when you set your camera to Soft Snap by capturing two images and recording the image with less squinting. On other modes, it will display a warning when it detects blinking.
You can view effects using Photo Creativity and Picture Effects on the screen or viewfinder before shooting. You don’t have to wait for the shot to be taken to see the result. You can configure exposure settings like vividness, brightness and color. Soft Skin mode detects skin tones and reduces wrinkles and blemishes. Motion Detection adjusts the ISO sensitivity when it senses movement and accelerates shutter speed to reduce blur on moving subjects.
Intelligent Scene Recognition [iSCN] performs automatic detection of 36 various types of scenes and chooses the right camera settings. Auto Mode uses the optimal settings for a single shot. Advanced Mode uses optimum settings and immediate taking of a second shot in another optimized setting on difficult lighting such as backlight or lowlight. You can choose which one you want to keep. Natural Flash controls white balance of main subject and background. It has 4x optical zoom, 8x clear image zoom, macro mode, multi-pattern/spot/weighted metering, lithium ion NP-BN 3.6v battery, paint pen, AC adaptor AC-UB10, multi-USB cable and lightweight 118g-body [133g with battery].