Sony has unveiled a new ultra-compact camera featuring APS-C sensor size and interchangeable lenses. The camera should feature a low-noise Exmor APS sensor and have 1080P AVCHD video capture capability. Sony has also been aggressive about introducing interesting technology into their compact cameras like panorama sweep, low-light imaging modes that reduce noise and blur, and GPS, which hopefully will make it into this new line. If Sony releases super wide-angle lenses, the new camera will compete very well with Micro Four Thirds cameras, which have smaller sensors than does the new Sony series.
Sony says that the camera will be released this year.