Sony has announced the upcoming launch of its two new compact digital cameras in the Cyber-shot series – Sony Cyber-shot HX9V and HX100V. The new Sony Cyber-shot HX9V and HX100V are equipped with a 16.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS image sensor, 3-inch LCD display, manual revelation control, a pop-up flash, 1080p Full HD video recording, and stereo audio capture. Both Cyber-shot digital cameras also features background defocus, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D and Intelligent Sweep Panorama Modes, and backlight correction HDR. The Cyber-shot HX9V comes with 16x optical zoom lens that extends from 24mm to 384mm, while Cyber-shot HX100V camera lens zoom range is 30x (27mm to 810mm).

Features of Sony Cyber-shot HX9V and HX100V:

  • 16 Megapixels Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • 3-inch LCD screen
  • 1080i movie mode with stereo sound
  • 3D sweep panorama
  • 3D still pictures
  • Background defocus
  • 10fps continuous shooting
  • Optical image stabilizer
  • GPS tagging
  • USB charging
  • HDMI

Sony Cyber-shot HX9V is scheduled to be available in February for around $349.99, while the Cyber-shot HX100V for about $449.99.