(Pocket-lint) – French firm Pixii has introduced that its newest digital rangefinder digital camera is the world’s first to sport a 64-bit processor.
The brand new digital camera, merely designated because the 2023 mannequin and carrying the mannequin quantity A2572, begins at round $2800 / €2,699.00 and is already offered out till late January 2023. However Pixii says that the brand new 64-bit processor and different smarts imply that this mannequin is the primary to have the ability to take “true” monochrome DNG photographs.
The chip concerned right here is seemingly a quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 affair with a dual-core GPU. This all means processing energy of as much as 7GPixels/s because of devoted NPU and VPU cores. Pixii has additionally paired all of that with the identical 26-megapixel APS-C sensor that it has been utilizing for a number of years at this level.
Alongside the brand new processor, Pixii additionally says that “storage velocity will get an enormous increase” with pictures captured “on the velocity of a click on”. Help for Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) has additionally been added to this new model.
Within the grand scheme of issues, this all quantities to a digital camera that Pixii reckons can course of photographs as much as 10 occasions sooner than older fashions whereas switch speeds have additionally been given a bump – they’re now claimed to be as much as 3 times sooner than earlier than.
If all that sounds good, it ought to! However the preliminary allocation of cameras is lengthy gone, and one that may ship in the course of January of subsequent yr is offered out as effectively. Meaning you can put your cash down now for those who like, however you will not see something in return till the top of January 2023, sadly.
Writing by Oliver Haslam.