Sony DSC-W290 Cyber-shot 12 Megapixel Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom, 3" LCD, HD, & 9-Point Auto Focus, Black

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Product Overview

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290 camera combines style with power and intelligence. The W290 comes in 4 sophisticated colors and has a stylish look. With the W290 taking great pictures is now easier than ever. The iAuto mode goes beyond the traditional auto mode, thinking and working for you; recognizing scenes, lighting conditions, faces, and automatically adjusts camera settings resulting in clearer images, and faces with more natural skin tones and less blur. The W290 also features HD Movie mode, recording in 720p for capturing your precious moments on video. Compose, review, and share your memories on the large 3.0¿ (230k pixels) LCD.

Specifications

Manufacturer Sony
Mfg Part# DSCW290B
SKU 210889392
UPC 027242749139
UPC 14 00027242749139
Links
Product Guide Click Here for the Sony Store
Features
12.1 Megapixel Super HAD™ CCD Image Sensor
Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens with 5x Optical Zoom
Wide angle lens
3.0" Clear Photo LCD™ display (230k pixels)
BIONZ™ image processor
Available in four sophisticated colors
Intelligent Auto Mode
HD Movie
Intelligent Scene Recognition
Face Detection technology
Selected Face Memory
Anti-blink Function
Red-eye Reduction
Smile Shutter™ Technology
Double Anti-blur Solution
High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200)
Dynamic Range Optimizer Standard and Plus
Convenient Photo Modes
9-Point Auto Focus
Burst Mode
Function Guide
Simplified Buttons
Easy Shooting Mode
16:9 High Resolution Mode
Memory Stick Duo™ Media Convenience
Stamina® Battery Power
Easy Image Management
In-Camera Retouching Tools
Multi-purpose Resize function
HDTV Compatibility
PhotoTV HD
Wide Zoom display
PHOTOMUSIC feature
Picture Motion Browser ver. 4.2.02
Tech Specs
Weights and Measurements:
Dimensions (Approx.) : 3 7/8" x 2 3/8" x 29/32" (97.6mm x 57.4mm x 22.6mm )
Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 6.1oz. (174g) - With battery and Memory Stick media.
Convenience:
Burst Mode : Max 100 shots at approx. 1.8 fps
Color Mode(s) : Normal / Vivid / Sepia / B&W
Date/Time Stamp : Available in the included PMB software.
Media/Battery Indicator : Yes/Yes
Memory Stick PRO™ Media Compatibility : Tested to support up to 16GB Memory Stick DUO PRO™ media capacity1; does not support Access Control security function.
Red-Eye Reduction : Auto / On / Off
Self Timer : Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Off)
Still Image Mode(s) : Normal (JPEG) / Burst (JPEG) / Bracketing (JPEG) - AE(Plus / Minus 0.3EV / 0.7EV / 1.0EV)
White Balance : Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / Incandescent / Flash / Underwater White Balance Mode (Auto, Underwater 1, Underwater 2, Flash)
Hardware:
LCD : 3.0"1 Clear Photo LCD 230,400
Lens Construction : 9 elements in 7 groups (including 3 aspheric elements, 1ED glass)
Lens Type : Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar®
Microphone/Speaker : Mono / Mono
Viewfinder : No
Power:
Battery Capacity : Approx. 150 minutes / Approx. 300 images
Battery Type : LITHIUM ION / InfoLITHIUM G type 3.6V
General:
Imaging Device : 1/2.3 type(7.79mm) Super HAD CCD
Megapixel : 12.1MP
Recording Media : 11MB internal Flash Memory, optional Memory Stick Duo™ Media, optional Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media
Convenience Features:
AF Illuminator Light : Auto / Off
Clear RAW NR : Yes
Dynamic Range Optimizer : Standard / Off / Plus
Histogram Display : Yes
In-Camera Editing : Trimming / Red Eye Correction / Soft Focus / Partial Color / Fisheye Lens / Cross Filter / Retro / Radial Blur / Unsharp Masking / Happy Faces
Movie Mode(s) : 1280 x 720(Fine) (Approx.30fps, Progressive) / 1280 x 720(Standard) (Approx.30fps, Progressive) / 640(Fine) (VX Fine, 640 x 480, Approx.30fps)
Multi-Pattern Measuring : Yes
NightFraming System : No
NightShot® Infrared System : No
PictBridge Compatible : Yes
Power Save Mode : Yes (after approx. 3 min. of inactivity)
Real Imaging Processor™ Technology : BIONZ™
Scene Mode(s) : Intelligent Auto / Easy Shooting / Program Auto / Movie (Auto Adjustment / High Sensitivity / Underwater) / Scenes (High Sensitivity / Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Soft Snap / Landscape / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / Hi-speed Shutter / Underwater / Gourmet)
SteadyShot® Image Stabilization : Optical
Processor:
BIONZ™ Engine : Yes
Optics/Lens:
35mm Equivalent : 28-140mm
Aperture Range : Auto(F3.8/F8.0(W), 2 steps with ND Filter) / Program Auto(F3.8/F8.0(W), 2 steps with ND Filter)
Digital Zoom : Smart Zoom / Precision Digital Zoom / Off
Exposure Compensation : Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / 3EV step
Face Detection : 8 face(flash, focus, exposure, white balance, child/adult priority, blink, face motion detection)
Focal Length : 5.0-25.0mm
Focus : 9 points / Center Weighted AF / Spot AF / Semi Manual (1.0m / 3.0m / 7.0m / unlimited distance)
ISO : Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
Macro Mode : Auto Macro / Macro On
Optical Zoom : 5x
Shutter Speed : Auto(2 - 1/1,600) / Program Auto(1 - 1/1,600)
Smart Zoom® Technology : 8M:Approx.6.1x(Total), 5M:Approx.7.7x(Total), 3M:Approx.9.8x(Total), VGA:Approx.31x(Total), 16:9(2M):Approx.10x(Total)
Total Zoom : Approximately 10x
Software:
Operating System Compatibility : Microsoft® 2000 Professional, XP Home and Professional; Macintosh® OS 9.1/9.2/OS X (10.1-10.5)
Supplied Software : Picture Motion Browser Vers 4.2.02 + USB Driver (Not supported by Macintosh® Operating Systems)
Operating Conditions:
Flash Effective Range : ISO Auto: Approx.0.2-Approx.3.0m(Approx.0.66'-Approx.9.84')(W) / Approx.0.5-Approx.1.9m(Approx.1.64'-Approx.6.23')(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.6.1m(Approx.20.0')(W) / Approx.3.9m(Approx.12.8')(T)
Flash Mode(s) : Auto / Flash On / Slow Syncro / Flash Off
Inputs and Outputs:
Accessory Terminal : Multi connector
Audio/Video Output(s) : Yes via Mutli-Use Connector
HD Output : Yes (1080i)
USB Port(s) : Yes - USB2.0 Hi-Speed
Service and Warranty Information:
Limited Warranty Term : Limited 1 Year Parts & Labor
Product Attributes
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Camera Features Red-Eye Reduction
Camera Megapixels 10 - 14 Megapixel
Camera Resolution (Megapixel) 12.1
Closest Focusing Distance (m) 100
Digital Zoom (x) 2
Focal Length (mm) 5
Focus Mode Auto
Image Stabilization Type Optical
Max Shutter Speed o 1/1600
Maximum Still Frame Rate (fps) 30
Memory Card Type Memory Stick Duo
Min Shutter Speed 2
Optical Zoom (x) 5
Optical Zoom Range (x) 5.0 - 7.9
Product Line Cyber-shot
Resolution 4000 x 3000

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