Sony RX100 V Coming With Hybrid AF Sensor

Sony is rumored to launch its next premium digital compact camera later this year and it is expected to be called Sony Rx100 V.

We are receiving several reports that the company is actively working on a Nikon DL 24-85 competitor. The camera on the horizon could be the fifth in the Sony RX100-series model which provides approximately the same focal range.

Sony RX100 Mark IV is a small traditional lightweight digital compact camera with 4K video recording capabilities. Sources are claiming that the upcoming Sony RX100 V camera will have a new sensor with Hybrid Phase AF points that supports very fast AF speed.

Sony RX100 V Coming Soon?

Sony has introduced the latest RX100 series camera back in June, 2015. So a replacement to the Mark IV makes sense according to the company’s announcement schedule.

Sony RX100 V Coming With Hybrid AF Sensor

Nikon’s newly announced DL 24-85 model features 20.8-megapixels 1″-type BSI CMOS sensor powered by EXPEED 6A image processor. The sensor provides a top ISO of 12800 and 4K/UHD video recording at 30p.

The Sony RX100 IV features a 20.1-megapixels 1″-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor, coupled with an attached DRAM memory chip for speedy processing. The camera offers high resolution 4K movie recording with direct pixel readout and no pixel binning.

You can read the Nikon DL 24-85mm f/1.8-2.8 vs Sony RX100 IV comparison, the two new enthusiast compacts with 20-megapixel 1″-type CMOS sensors.

As final words, recent gossips says that a new Sony RX100 V coming with a new hybrid AF sensor. Stay tuned with us for more information.