Sony has announced a Version 4.0 of the PlayMemories Mobile App with improved speed and connectivity as well as a new Quick Viewer for easier navigation between shooting and viewing.
Additionally, Sony has made major firmware updates for the QX cameras. With the update, both cameras will now have Full HD Movie Recording functionality. The QX100 also gains a shutter priority mode. And both cameras have an expanded ISO range – the QX10 increases from a max 1600 to 3200 and the QX100 increases from 3200 to a max of 12800 ISO.
See all the details below:
The software update for the PlayMemories Mobile™ application – Version 4.0 – will work with all Sony Wi-Fi enabled cameras in addition to the Cyber-shot QX series, and will be available immediately in both Google Play™ and App Store™. The updated application will feature:
Additionally, there will be a firmware update for QX cameras in January which will add a variety of exciting capabilities including:
· Full HD Movie Recording (QX100 and QX10): Both of the Cyber-shot QX Series cameras will have the ability to shoot Full HD 1080p video (1920×1080@30p in MP4) after the firmware update.
· Shutter Priority (“S”) Mode (QX100 only): The Shutter Priority (“S”) mode will be added to the QX100 camera to allow direct access control to shutter speed.
· Expanded ISO Shooting Range (QX100 and QX10): Each of the cameras will be able to shoot at higher ISO settings for greater versatility in low-light conditions. The QX10 camera will be expanded from max ISO 1600 to max ISO 3200. The QX100 camera will be expanded from max ISO 3200 to max ISO 12800.