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Sony Cyber-shot range gets megapixel boost

New Cyber-shot cameras showcased at CES 2009

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Sony unveiled a new line-up of digital cameras at this month’s CES 2009 event in Las Vegas. The company took the wraps off the Cyber-shot DSC-W210, the Cyber-shot DSC-S950, the Cyber-shot DSC-W220 and the Cybershot DSC-G3 digital cameras.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3 received most of the attention, as it’s the first camera to feature Wi-Fi web-browsing capabilities. It features a 10Mp sensor, 4x optical zoom and 4GB of internal memory.

The W220, the W210 and the SP950 each feature a 4x zoom. Both the W220 and the W210 offer 12.1Mp of resolution, while the SP950 has a 10.1Mp sensor.

Ben Stevens, Which? researcher, said: ‘Of all the cameras launched at this year’s CES, the G3 from Sony stood out due to its unique web-browsing function. This function will appeal to users who want to instantly upload their photos to picture-sharing sites such as Flickr.’

UK prices and release dates are still to be confirmed on these models. For more information, visit our CES 2009 report, or check out our digital camera report, containing more than 250 digital camera reviews.

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