Pixii’s 2023 digicam is the primary to make use of a 64-bit processor
(Pocket-lint) – French firm Pixii has introduced that its newest digital rangefinder digicam is the world’s first to sport a 64-bit processor.
The brand new digicam, merely designated because the 2023 mannequin and carrying the mannequin quantity A2572, begins at round $2800 / €2,699.00 and is already bought 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 pictures.
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 due to 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 couple of years at this level.
Alongside the brand new processor, Pixii additionally says that “storage pace will get an enormous increase” with images captured “on the pace of a click on”. Assist 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 digicam that Pixii reckons can course of pictures as much as 10 instances quicker than older fashions whereas switch speeds have additionally been given a bump – they’re now claimed to be as much as thrice quicker than earlier than.
If all that sounds good, it ought to! However the preliminary allocation of cameras is lengthy gone, and one that can ship in the midst of January of subsequent 12 months is bought out as properly. Which means you could put your cash down now if you happen to like, however you will not see something in return till the tip of January 2023, sadly.
Writing by Oliver Haslam.