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CE Today 11/7/23: News from Sony, DJI, and LEVOIT

Explore the latest trends and news in the CE (Consumer Electronics) space. Stay tuned daily for more updates. 

Sony Electronics Unveils World’s Lightest 300mm F2.8 G Master Telephoto Lens

Sony Electronics has introduced the world’s lightest 300mm telephoto prime lens, the FE 300mm F2.8 G Master OSS, designed for full-frame α (Alpha) E-mount cameras. This lens offers exceptional high-resolution image quality with beautiful bokeh, making it ideal for capturing decisive moments in sports, news, events, and wildlife photography. Its lightweight design, weighing approximately 1470g (excluding tripod mount), and balanced weight distribution enable handheld shooting of fast-moving subjects.

When used with the Alpha 9 III camera, it provides high-speed continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking up to 120 frames per second, even for subjects with complex movements. The lens also supports the use of a teleconverter for shooting in the telephoto range of up to 600mm. Additionally, it features exceptional mobility, comfortable operability, dust and moisture resistance, and will be available for pre-order in November 2023 with a suggested retail price of $5999.99 USD.

DJI Unveils Agras T25 Agricultural Spraying Drone for Precision Crop Protection

DJI, a global leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced the Agras T25, a revolutionary compact farming solution aimed at transforming precision agriculture practices. This innovative spraying drone is designed to empower farmers with a compact, efficient, and reliable tool for crop protection and care. The Agras T25 boasts a lightweight and flexible design, featuring a reduced footprint compared to its predecessor. It’s capable of carrying up to 20 kg of spraying payload or 25 kg of granule spreading payload, making it ideal for small and medium-sized plots.

Photo courtesy of DJI.

The drone’s advanced spraying and spreading technology ensures precise application of chemicals and granules to safeguard and nurture crops. It offers a range of adjustable settings, including droplet size and flow rates, and can cover substantial areas quickly. The Agras T25 also integrates mapping capabilities, obstacle detection systems, and a fast-charging solution, enhancing safety and efficiency in agricultural operations. This new drone represents a significant advancement in DJI’s agriculture solutions, offering farmers the tools they need to improve agricultural productivity and protect their crops effectively.

Levoit Unveils LVAC-200 Cordless Stick Vacuum

Levoit, a premier smart home product company under VeSync Co, has introduced the LVAC-200 cordless stick vacuum, addressing common issues with stick vacuums. Priced at $199.99, this efficient and powerful vacuum is designed for hardwood floors and low-to-middle pile carpets, effectively cleaning up to 99.7% of dirt and debris. Notable features include a tangle-resistant design, 180W of power, and 80AW of suction power for efficient cleaning.

Photo courtesy of Levoit.

The LVAC-200 boasts a long battery life, running for up to 50 minutes in Eco Mode and 12 minutes in Turbo Mode, and its 5-stage filtration system effectively captures small particles, allergens, pet hair, and dust. The vacuum is low-maintenance with a .58L dustbin and washable, reusable filters, and it’s designed for easy maneuverability and cleaning under furniture. Levoit’s LVAC-200 offers a cost-effective solution to home cleaning challenges while delivering exceptional performance and convenience for users.