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EISA rewards Sony with 5 ‘Best Products’ of the year awards

Press release   •   Aug 15, 2012 07:00 BST

Sony’s achievements and innovation in Digital Imaging and Home Entertainment have once again been recognized by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA).

EISA is the largest editorial multimedia organisation in Europe, with a membership of 50 special interest magazines, from Audio and Mobile Electronics to Video and Photo magazines spanning 19 European countries.

α SLT-A57: European SLR Camera of the year 2012-2013:

Whether you’re just starting out photography or a serious enthusiast, the SLT-A57 will impress: it’s a high performing camera at an accessible price with stylish ergonomics and quality finish. Thanks to the Translucent Mirror Technology, the SLT-A57 achieves amazing burst shooting with 12 frames per second and a full time continuous autofocus to keep your subject always sharp, making it ideal to shoot action, even at high zoom. You won’t even need to worry about moving subjects; the SLT-A57 also ensures efficient tracking of subjects. Shoot like a pro and achieve the best portrait pictures thanks to the new Auto Portrait Framing function that uses face detection and reframes the image to the best suited proportions.

Cyber-shot DSC-RX100: European Advanced Compact Camera of the year 2012-2013:

Crisp details and amazing picture quality will come with this impressive compact camera. The DSC-RX100 brings you a step closer to DSLR style and quality thanks to its 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20.2 effective megapixels and its manual capabilities. The F1.8 maximum aperture Vario Sonnar Carl Zeiss lens combined with the latest BIONZ processor makes it the ideal compact camera for low light conditions and fast shooting action, resulting in beautiful, detail packed images and Full HD movies. Even more impressive for a compact camera, you can now make pro-like photos with a sharp focus against a smoothly blurred background.

Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V: European Travel Camera of the year 2012-2013:

Ideal to carry around, multi-purpose and high performance without compromising on picture quality, the DSC-HX20V will be your perfect travel companion. From close macro of 1cm capability to an impressive 20x optical zoom you will enjoy taking pictures of any intriguing subject close or far. But that’s not all you can do with the DSC-HX20V- used in low light conditions or on fast-moving subjects, the efficient Optical Image Stabilization allows you to create natural looking images with reduced noise and less blur. Thanks to the GPS/Compass functionality, once back home retrace your travels with online map view on your PC and you’ll be able to see where and which direction your photos were taken.

BRAVIA KDL-55HX853 European 3D TV of the year 2012-2013:

The HX85 brings improved picture enhancement technology with X-Reality PRO, to enhance lower quality signals, taking you closer to HD quality as well as making 2D & 3D images clearer. Connectivity to the online world through your TV has never been easier than with the Sony Entertainment Network, it offers unlimited on-demand movies and music while helping you stay in touch with family and friends though the pre-installed apps for Twitter®, Facebook® and Skype. All this while looking super stylish in your living room with newly designed stands and screens.

VPL-VW1000ES: European HT High End of the year 2012-2013:

Sony ‘s VPL-VW1000ES projector is the world’s first home theatre projector to display stunning 4K images that are four times superior to the resolution of Full HD (4096x2160 pixels) to offer a fully immersive visual experience. It features advanced technologies, from 4K lens and rich colour reproduction to super high brightness and a dynamic contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1, which make watching 2D and 3D content at home just like being at the movies. In other words, the VPL-VW1000ES 4K projector is a revolution for the home cinema experience and the projector market.

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