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Sony Cybershot DSC-H9

Sony Cybershot DSC-H9

8.1MP Electronic Viewfinder Digital Camera with 15x Optical Zoom
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General

Brand Name

:
Sony

Model Name

:
Cybershot DSC-H9

Date Available

:
April 30, 2007
Physical

Camera Format

:
Electronic Viewfinder

Size (W x H x D)

:
4.3 x 3.3 x 3.4 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
14.4 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
19.5 oz

Easy to Use

:
Yes

Colors

:
Black, Silver

Body Material

:
Plastic

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
Super HAD CCD

Sensor Size

:
5.8 x 4.3 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
8.1 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
3264 x 2448 pixels

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.06 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.5 - 1.0 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
2.4 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
2.0 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
2.0 frames/sec
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
No

Video Sound Available

:
Yes

Video Stereo Sound Available

:
No

Max Video Resolution

:
640 x 480 pixels

Max Video Frame Rate (max resolution)

:
30 frames/sec

Max Video Frame Rate (any resolution)

:
30 frames/sec
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
31 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
465 mm

Optical Zoom

:
15.0x

Digital Zoom

:
2.0x

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (lens shift)

Image Stabilization Available

:
Yes

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Min Focus Distance (not macro)

:
19.7 in.

Min Focus Distance (macro)

:
0.4 in.

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
No
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/2.7

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/4.5

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/4000 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
No
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
80

Max ISO Setting

:
3200

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Face Detection Available

:
Yes

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 2.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
Yes

Viewfinder Type

:
Electronic

Dioptric Adjustment Available

:
No

LCD Screen Size

:
3.0 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
230400 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Folding
Flash

Flash Range (wide-angle)

:
0.7 - 32.2 ft

Flash Range (tele-photo)

:
3.9 - 19.7 ft

Flash Recycling Time

:
12.5 sec

External Flash Connection Available

:
No
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
No
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
Proprietary Lithium Ion Rechargeable

Battery Life

:
280 shots

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