Our long time sources confirmed Sony will launch the new 1/2.3 inch curved(!) sensor soon. It will be featured inside the new Sony KW1 compact camera and also inside that strange lady-friendly selfie camera you see on top (leaked via Scweeny).
Here are the specs of the KW1.
- Sensor 1 / 2.3-inch Exmor RS. The number of pixels 19.2 million effective pixels
- Comes with two conversion lenses: they will be 1-3.5x and 3-10x zoom
- Optical image stabilization
- ND filter built-in
- Monitor 3 inches 1.23 million dots
- The shutter speed -1/8000 seconds 2 seconds
- Camera application corresponding
- MicroSD / SDHC / SDXC
- Wi-Fi, NFC
- The size is 57.7mm x 125mm x 20.1mm
- 120 g Weight (body only). (Including media and battery) 136 g
The next Sony announcement appears to be scheduled for September 3! Stay tuned on SAR!
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