Sony’s New RX Series Flagship: RX10 IV
Hot on the heels of the introduction at the recent IFA 2017 show in Berlin of its smallest RX Series model - the tiny RX0 (Zero) action camera, Sony on Tuesday unveiled globally what Tsutomu (Tom) Hamaguchi, senior general manager, DSC and CAM business, Digital Imaging Group, for Sony Imaging Products and Solutions, called “the biggest of the RX Series:” the new flagship Cyber-shot Model RX10 IV.
To be available in October at $1,699.99, the all-in-one Mark IV is designed for single-handed operation, weighs about two pounds, and is engineered to provide its target audience of high-speed-subject photographers with an array of capabilities along with a world’s first feature, according to Sony – that, being the world’s fastest AF speed (0.03 sec.) among fixed-lens digital cameras featuring a 1.0 type sensor (the 20.1MP Exmor RS1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor with DRAMM). It also features 315 focal-plane phase detection AF points (approximately 65 percent of the frame) and a Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 24-600mm large-aperture high-magnification lens.