Sony Won 3 Awards Including Camera of The Year From Camera GP Japan 2016

Camera GP Sony 2016

Grand Prize – interchangeable lens type digital single-lens camera “α7R II” (ILCE-7RM2)
“Α7R II” is the world’s first  1 35mm full-size back-illuminated Exmor R® (Aix More Earl) equipped with a CMOS image sensor. The back-illuminated structure, while achieving the α series best effective about 42.4 million pixel resolution, combines the high sensitivity and low noise performance and wide dynamic range. In addition, the world largest  1 399-point image plane phase difference high-speed, high-precision AF performance by the AF sensor loading of, all of the α lens with a valid body built-in optical 5 Jikute shake correction, high-resolution 4K video recording, etc. , is a camera that was realized in the compact and lightweight body to no video experience to this regardless of the still images and video

Selection reason – Camera Grand Prix 2016 Executive Committee of the comment
While equipped with a back-illuminated full-size image sensors of effective about 42.4 million pixels, it is finished as a very compact and lightweight mirror-less camera. Up to about 4.5 stage of the 5-axis body in the camera shake correction mechanism, the image plane phase difference AF sensor of 399 points, which is arranged at a high density, further such as low vibration shutter of the new development which adopted the brake mechanism, packaging of high-pixel camera evaluation to the point is very high degree of perfection as is concentrated. In addition, while this way practicality is high models, taking advantage of the features flange back is short, by going through the mount adapter, etc. can enjoy the shooting wearing the old lens and third-party lens, of hobby it can be said that the height is also a charm of this camera. The high-resolution still photography course, as can also be high-performance machine 4K video shooting, she showed me the direction of the future of the interchangeable lens single-lens camera. In view of these points, it was determined to “Camera Grand Prix 2016 Award”

Camera Press Club Award – a digital still camera “RX10 II” (DSC-RX10M2), “RX100IV” (DSC-RX100M4)
Two models of “RX100 IV” and “RX10 II” is equipped with the world’s first  2 memory integrated 1.0-inch stacked CMOS image sensor Exmor RS ™ (the Exmore Aruesu). By the anti-distortion shutter that was realized in the high-speed processing performance of the image sensor, high-speed imaging and best 1/32000 seconds with reduced distortion of a moving object, you can still picture taken by even the aperture open in mid-summer of extremely bright scenes, such as under the sun. In addition, super slow-motion capability of up to 960fps (up to 40-fold) to capture the decisive moment  3 and, such as Cyber-shot ®’s first 4K ※ 4 movie recording, is a camera that was realized in a small body of the visual experience of the professional area.

Selection reason – Camera Grand Prix 2016 Executive Committee of the comment
High-quality compact to continue the steady evolution in each succeeding generation, the RX10 II and RX100 IV Among the Cyber-shot RX series, technically equipped with it can be said that the epoch-making “memory integrated 1.0-inch stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor”. Exert a true value at the time of high-speed shooting this new technology is photographic expression, was made to feel the hope in the evolution of the camera. This new technology appreciates, were determined to “Camera Grand Prix 2016 camera Press Club Award”.


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