Sony is proud to announce that its quality and innovation have once again been recognized at the highly celebrated Expert Imaging and Sound Association Awards (EISA Awards).
Sony won a total of seven awards including the coveted “Camera of the Year” for the Alpha 1, “Multimedia Smartphone” for Xperia 1 III, and “Home Theatre Projector” for VPL-VW590ES across the digital imaging, mobile, and home projector industries.
Full list of Sony awards wins:
- EISA Camera of the Year 2021-2022: Alpha 1
- EISA Photo/Video Camera 2021-2022: Alpha 7S III
- EISA Standard Lens 2021-2022: FE 50mm F1.2 GM
- EISA Wideangle Lens 2021-2022: FE 14mm F1.8 GM
- EISA Wideangle Zoom Lens (full-frame) 2021-2022: FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM
- EISA Multimedia Smartphone 2021-2022: Xperia 1 III
- EISA Home Theatre Projector 2021-2022: VPL-VW590ES
Sony Alpha 1
With the Alpha 1, photographers do not need to think about the traditional trade-off between resolution and speed because this camera offers both. At its heart is a 50.1 MP full-frame stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor and BIONZ XR processor for blazing fast read speed that allows for up to 30fps continuous shooting, with an uninterrupted blackout-free view in its electronic viewfinder. The dual-driven shutter allows flash sync up to 1/400 sec and electronic shutter flash sync at up to 1/200 sec.
Designed to be one of the most versatile cameras ever made, the Alpha 1 offers industry-leading video capabilities with up to 8K (7680×4320) 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 movie recording. Equipped with the latest and fastest technologies for data transfer, it provides professional-grade workflow and expanded tethered shooting capabilities that make it the best choice for demanding professionals.
Sony Alpha 7S III
The Alpha 7S III delivers stunning 4K video quality without any compromise. The camera boasts a 12.1-megapixel back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor that provides outstanding performance at high sensitivities expandable to ISO 409,600 and minimized rolling shutter effects. Its full-pixel readout also enables ultra-sharp and clean video without a crop. In 4K/60p mode the camera can record for more than an hour while in slow motion, 4K/120p and Full HD/240p are also available.
Internally, the camera records 10-bit footage with 4:2:2 color subsampling; it can also output 16-bit RAW data to a compatible recorder over HDMI. It lets you frame and monitor your subject perfectly with the 3.0 type side flip LCD screen and an industry-leading 9.44 million- dot OLED electronic viewfinder. Finally, achieve optimum video workflow with S-Cinetone included full HDMI connectivity for both recording and processing video, tenacious AF with Sony’s unique Real-time tracking, and Eye AF technology ideal for solo-shooting or small-scale production.
Sony Xperia 1 III
Xperia 1 III is co-developed with the engineers behind Alpha series cameras, renowned for their industry-leading autofocus technology. The model includes fast, accurate continuous AF across all lenses and Real-time Eye AF. Furthermore, the Xperia 1 III features the world’s first Variable telephoto lens paired with a Dual-PD Sensor and 4K HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate display.
Xperia 1 III presents a more sophisticated feature set for photographers who strive for picture-perfect results. Xperia 1 III features Real-time Tracking, allowing users to shoot the most challenging moving subjects in precise focus. Using AI-based algorithms and the 3D iToF sensor to measure distance, Real-time Tracking can accurately detect and focus on a subject and continue to track it even if it temporarily moves out of sight. This is further complemented by the world´s first smartphone with a Variable telephoto lens paired with a Dual PD sensor that reaches up to a 105mm focal length – assisted by fast autofocus thanks to the Dual PD sensor. When switching between 70mm and 105mm, the focus is adjusted in an instant to swiftly capture the beauty in the detail. Xperia 1 III can also reach focal lengths of 16mm and 24mm for more creative flexibility in shooting.
In addition to its superior camera functionality, Xperia 1 III provides a rich collation of integrated features that connect the Xperia community with its passions. Whether they are photographers, audiophiles, cinephiles, gamers, or cinematographers alike, the next generation of Xperia 1 series enriches the user experience with its plethora of new multimedia features – including full stage stereo speakers, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 360 Reality Audio, as well and new and improved Game Enhancer features.
For more information on the EISA awarded products, you may visit www.sony.net.