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Sony India Launches High Zoom Camera

It will be available across all Sony Centres, Alpha Flagship stores and major electronic stores in India

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Sony India on Friday boosted its Cyber-shot line-up of travel high zoom camera with the launch of the DSC-WX800 that will be available from October 29.

Priced at Rs 34,990, the new models are packaged in the world’s smallest body and offer a zoom range from 24mm at the wide end up to 720mm super-telephoto.

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Small yet powerful: Sony launches new, high-zoom camera for Rs 34990. (IANS)

It comes with BIONZ X image processing engine combined with a front-end LSI that delivers high-speed continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with a buffer limit of up to 155 images, the company said in a statement.

A 180-degree tiltable LCD screen allows easy framing of selfies and group shots location data acquisition via Bluetooth can collect and record location data from a mobile device.

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It will be available across all Sony Centres, Alpha Flagship stores and major electronic stores in India. (IANS)

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Micro-blogging Site Twitter Working on Snapchat-like Camera Feature

Recently, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey nodded to the possibility of rolling-out the long overdue and much awaited edit feature to enable users to alter their posts within 10 minutes of posting

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Micro-blogging site Twitter has reportedly been developing a “News Camera” functionality that would allow users to add captions to photos, videos and live broadcasts – Snapchat-style.

“Twitter’s new Snapchat-style camera, codenamed ‘News Camera’ is coming soon! Posts created by the ‘News Camera’ will be called ‘Moments’,” tipster Jane Manchun Wong tweeted on Friday.

The micro-blogging site removed its original “Moments” feature from its Android and iOS apps in October 2018.

As tested, users would have to swipe left from the home screen of the app to launch the “News Camera” feature on Twitter.

“I can confirm that we’re working on an easier way to share thing like images and videos on Twitter. What you’re seeing is in mid-development so it’s tough to comment on what things will look like in the final stage. The team is still actively working on what we’ll actually end up shipping,” CNET quoted a Twitter spokesperson as saying.

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Twitter seems to have been testing the new feature on iOS first.

“Twitter has been particularly careful about not leaking ‘News Camera’ on Android, but someone else on iOS have access to the feature,” Wong said.

The public availability of the “News Camera” feature – that was spotted earlier in February by social media consultant Matt Navarra – remains unknown.

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According to CNET, Navarra also noted other potential new features, including a (darker) dark mode, encrypted direct messages, an automatic night mode, a way to undock the composition button, redesigned side menu and a way to react with GIFs among others.

Recently, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey nodded to the possibility of rolling-out the long overdue and much awaited edit feature to enable users to alter their posts within 10 minutes of posting. (IANS)