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Sony DSC-W90 Cyber-shot


Sony DSC-W90 Cyber-shot

Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Sony DSC-W90 Cyber-shot is a compact point-and-shoot digital camera featuring 8.1MP resolution and a Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar 3x optical zoom (35 - 105 mm, 35mm Equivalent) lens with Super SteadyShot® Optical Image Stabilization. Face Detection technology helps the camera focus and expose for the face of your subject.

The large 2.5-in. LCD screen has 115K pixels. The Sony W90 will record 640x480 MPEG VX movies with sound at 30fps when using the Memory Stick PRO DUO™ media.

The Sony DSC-W90 Cyber-shot will appeal to point-and-shoot photographers desiring a compact and easy-to-use digital camera with image stabilization.

Sony DSC-W90
QuickFact™ Sheet
  Sony W80 US | CAN  
  Image Sensor 8.1 MP 1/2.5" Super HAD™ CCD  

Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® with SteadyShot® Image Stabilization

6 Elements in 5 Groups, 3 Aspheric Elements

  Focal Length 5.8 - 17.4mm (35 - 105mm, 35mm Equivalent)  
  Aperture Range f2.8(W) - f5.2(T)  
  Optical Zoom 3X  
  Digital Zoom

6x (approx.)

Smart Zoom® Technology: 5 Megapixel: 3.8x (approx); 3 Megapixel: 4.8x (approx.); VGA: 15.3x (approx.); 16:9: 5.1x (approx.)
  Focus Range / Macro AF: W: Approx. 50cm to infinity; T: Approx. 50cm to infinity
Macro AF: W: Approx. 4.0cm to infinity; T: Approx. 35cm to infinity
  Auto Focus 9-Area Multi-Point AF, Center AF, Spot AF  
  Shutter Speed

Auto (1/4 – 1/1600)/Program Auto (1” – 1/1600)

  Exposure Control Auto, Programmed AE  
  Shooting Modes

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

Movie Mode: MPEG VX Fine (640 x 480, 30fps), VX Standard (640 x 480, 16.6fps), Presentation (320 x 240, 8.3fps)

Burst Mode: At the largest image size: Approx. 0.46 sec, At VGA: Approx. 0.46 sec

Self-Timer: Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Off)

Date/Time Stamp: No/ No

Color Modes: Black & White, Natural, Sepia, Vivid

  Exposure Compensation ±2.0 EV, 1/3 EV Step Increments  
  Light Metering Multi-Pattern, Centre-Weighted, Spot  
  White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, Incandescent, Flash  
  Viewfinder Optical  
  LCD 2.5-in. (115K Pixels) TFT LCD screen  
  ISO Sensitivity


  Storage Media

31 MB internal Flash Memory, optional Memory Stick® DUO Media, optional Memory Stick DUO PRO™ Media

Memory Stick PRO™ Media Compatibility --- Tested to support up to 8GB Memory Stick DUO PROTM media capacity1; does not support Access Control security function.

  Battery Lithium-Ion NP-BG1  
  Included Accessories
No Memory Stick® DUO media or adaptors are included
NP-BG1 rechargeable battery, battery charger
A/V and USB multi-connector cables
Wrist strap
Software CD-ROM
  Dimensions (W x H x D) 91.0 x 58.0 x 22.9 mm  
  Weight 124 g Body  
  MSRP US $299.99 / CDN $379.99  

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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Sony W90
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