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Sony Cybershot DSC-W55

Sony Cybershot DSC-W55

7.2MP Ultra Compact Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
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General

Brand Name

:
Sony

Model Name

:
Cybershot DSC-W55

Date Available

:
February 28, 2007
Physical

Camera Format

:
Ultra Compact

Size (W x H x D)

:
3.5 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
4.1 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
5.1 oz

Easy to Use

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
Super HAD CCD

Sensor Size

:
5.8 x 4.3 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
7.2 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
3072 x 2304 pixels

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.01 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.3 - 0.6 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
1.7 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
1.1 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
1.1 frames/sec
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
No

Max Video Resolution

:
640 x 480 pixels

Max Video Frame Rate (any resolution)

:
30 frames/sec
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
38 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
114 mm

Optical Zoom

:
3.0x

Digital Zoom

:
2.0x

Image Stabilization Available

:
No

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Min Focus Distance (not macro)

:
19.7 in.

Min Focus Distance (macro)

:
0.8 in.

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
No
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/2.8

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/5.2

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/2000 sec
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
100

Max ISO Setting

:
1000

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
No

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
No

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
No

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 2.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
Yes

Viewfinder Type

:
Optical

Dioptric Adjustment Available

:
No

LCD Screen Size

:
2.5 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
115000 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Built-in
Flash

Flash Range (wide-angle)

:
0.6 - 12.8 ft

Flash Range (tele-photo)

:
1.0 - 6.6 ft

Flash Recycling Time

:
4.8 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

:
380 shots

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