The new Sony Cyber-shot V1 has now been honoured with a prestigious Technical
Image Press Association (TIPA) Award for Best Digital Prosumer Camera
at the recent TIPA European Photo & Imaging Awards 2003-2004. It certainly
hasnt taken the DSC-V1 long to win the respect of one of Europes
most influential press titles. This award for the camera is a powerful recognition
of its quality, performance and value.
We are really pleased and excited with this important accolade
Said Akihiro Nishikawa, Vice President, Sony Digital Imaging Europe. TIPA
is Europes largest independent organisation of photo imaging magazines
and the awards are voted for by editors from over thirty top titles in twelve
European countries. Being honoured by such a broad and discerning panel of experts
is a tremendous compliment that all of us at Sony are very proud of!
The DSC-V1 is typical of a new breed of Cyber-shot digital cameras that offer
photographic enthusiasts even more freedom to explore their creativity. Featuring
5.0 effective Megapixel image resolution, 4x optical zoom, NightFraming and
a superb Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar lens, this is a serious high performance camera
providing stunning picture quality in all kinds of conditions. Compact and stylish,
the Cyber-shot V1 has been designed to fit comfortably in the hand and with
the latest ergonomic developments is quick and easy to use too. A high speed
USB interface allows for simple PC connectivity and up to 1GB of data storage
capacity is available with optional Memory Stick PRO media. The DSC-V1
is the ideal digital camera for todays demanding photo enthusiast looking
to capture top quality shots on the move.
Sony also received the Best Camcorder in Europe 2003-2004 Award
from TIPA for its sophisticated DCR-TRV950 Mini DV Handycam. Yet another impressive
commendation for this widely respected 3CCD semi-professional camcorder with
3x 1.07 megapixel CCD, which picked up an EISA Award last year. Both awards
will be presented at the TIPA Awards Ceremony in the Netherlands this September.