The Japanese consumer electronics giant, Sony has announced a new addition to its slim and stylish Cybershot T-series, named as Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500. It’s the 10-megapixel digital camera which able to record crisp, clear 720p (1280×720 pixels) HD movie clips with stereo sound at 30 frames per second, based on ‘PC-friendly’ MPEG4 AVC/H.264 codec for video compression and stereo audio.

“Our research revealed that people like to shoot video with their point-and-shoot cameras, but were very dissatisfied with the video quality and the resulting large files,” said Phil Lubell, director of digital camera marketing at Sony Electronics. “Our new T500 fulfills this customer need for a digital camera that delivers high-quality movies in a small form factor.”

Impressive Features Of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500:

  • 10.1 effective megapixel
  • Extra-large wide 3.5-inch touchscreen LCD display
  • 5x optical zoom Carl Zeiss lens with wide field of view (33 – 165 mm, 35 mm equivalency)
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization
  • High sensitivity settings up to ISO3200
  • Face detection technology (up to 8 faces)
  • New HD movie mode capturing high-quality HD video clips

The new Sony Cyber-shot T500 is expected to hit the market by late September for about $400.