Sony Cyber-shot W520 revealed

New compact hot-on-the-heels of HX series

Slimline effort coming next month.

Sony’s new HX series look a tad too top-end for your tastes? Then perhaps the new Sony Cyber-shot W520 compact might be better bet if all you want is a pocketable but decent shooter.

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It comes with a more than ample 14.1 megapixels, 5x optical zoom for getting right up in your mates’ faces and a 25mm wide angle lens for panoramic shots.

You’ll find a 2.7-inch LCD round the back, while inside it rocks Sony’s ace sweep panorama function and comes with intelligent auto so your pics look great even if you’re not into tinkering around with the settings.

The WB520 is due out in March, with Sony remaining coy about pricing. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter pages for more details as we get them.