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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700

Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 is stylish in its metal ultra-compact body, and features 7.2MP resolution on a 1/2.5-in. image sensor, 3x optical zoom and a large 2.4-in. LCD monitor.

It has 24MB built-in internal memory, and can take up to 4GB Memory Stick DUO PRO media capacity.

The Sony S700 has a high sensitivity of ISO 1000, macro as close as 5 cm (2 in.), and easy-to-use scene modes. Record QVGA (320 x 240) audio/video clips at high frame rate (up to 30 frames per second), with length limited only by the capacity of your media.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 should appeal to entry-level photographers looking for a compact, high resolution, take-anywhere digital camera.

The Sony S650 has a slightly smaller 2.0-in. LCD.

The Sony W35 has a smaller 2.0-in. LCD but higher resolution VGA movie and a Carl Zeiss lens.

If you desire a larger 2.5-in LCD monitor and VGA movie mode, check out the Sony W55 which is available in four colours: Silver, Black, Pink and Blue.

Sony DSC-S700
QuickFact™ Sheet
  Sony S700CAN | US | UK  
  Image Sensor 7.2 effective megapixels
1/ 2.5” Super HAD™ CCD
  Lens Sony lens, 6 Elements in 5 Groups  
  Focal Length 5.8 to 17.4mm (35-105 mm, 35 mm equivalent)  
  Aperture Range f2.8-9.7(W), f4.8-9.7 (T)  
  Optical Zoom 3x  
  Smart Zoom Technology Up to 3.6X (5MP), 4.5X (3MP), 5.6X
(2MP), 14X (VGA resolution)3
  Macro 19.7" (50cm) Normal, 2" (5cm) Macro  
  Auto Focus Single AF  
  Shutter Speed 1/8-1/2000 sec. (Auto); 1-1/2000 sec. (Program Auto)  
  Exposure Control Auto, Program Auto, Scene Selection  
  Shooting Modes

Scene Modes: Beach, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Snow, Soft Snap, Twilight, Twilight Portrait;

MPEG Movie Mode: 320x240 at 30fps;

Burst Mode: You can fire off three shots automatically at 1-second intervals in VGA standard mode or 1.5-second intervals in 7.2 MP mode.

  Exposure Compensation ±2.0 EV, 1/3 EV Step Increments  
  Light Metering Multi-Pattern Measuring  
  White Balance Auto  
  Viewfinder N/A  
  LCD 2.4" (112K Pixels TFT LCD Screen)  
  ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000  
  Storage Media

24MB internal Flash Memory

Optional: Memory Stick® DUO Media,
Memory Stick DUO PRO™ Media

Media Compatibility --- Tested to support up to 4GB Memory Stick DUO PRO media capacity4; does not support Access Control security function.

  Battery Stamina® Battery Power
Capture up to 100 shots with the supplied AA alkaline batteries. Or, increase your shooting capacity to an amazing 460 shots with optional Sony NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH-AA-2DB).
  Included Accessories - “AA” type one-use Alkaline batteries (x2)
- AV cable, USB cable
- Wrist strap
- Software CD-ROM
- NOTE: No Memory Stick Duo™ media or adaptors are included.
  Dimensions (W x H x D) 91 x 61 x 26.5 mm /
3-9/16" x 2-3/8" x 1-1/16"
  Weight (Body only) 149g / 5.3 oz;
198g / 7.0 oz. including Battery and optional Memory Stick® Duo Media
  MSRP US $179.99  

Product technical specifications (including MSRP and Included Accessories) are as represented by the manufacturer and subject to manufacturer's change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. Product color availability and included accessories may also differ by country or area. Please verify the latest specs from the appropriate manufacturer's site.

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