The Sony Cybershot DSC-M2 digital camera combines the best of both worlds while it's sleek hi-tech vertical design is both impressive to look at and comfortable to hold, and great quality photography is guaranteed, thanks to the 5.1 effective Megapixel Super HAD CCD and the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar folded-path 3x Optical Zoom lens. You can shoot, share, and save your memories by recording high-resolution 5.1 megapixel still images, high-quality MPEGMovie4TV clips, or simultaneous still images and video clips in Hybrid Recording Mode. The Pocket Album function lets you store up to 1,100 VGA images for sharing anytime.
With a press of a button, the camera can switch between photo and movie modes depending upon which will best capture the mood. Unique to Sony, the Cyber-shot M2 features the Pocket Album and Slide Show plus Movie functions for effortless and fun playback on the generously sized 2.5 inch Hybrid LCD screen. Moreover the large screen allows you to frame the shot in any light conditions, including direct sunlight. The camera uses Sony's Real Imaging Processor, which enables it to capture pictures quickly so you'll never miss the moment.
The ergonomically designed one-handed grip sits neatly in the palm of your hand, and the slightly tilted lens axis allows you to hold and shoot with a natural wrist position.The control layout has been designed with ease of operation in mind. For example, the Photo and Movie buttons are arranged in a horizontal line, within easy reach of your thumb. The shuttle control feature on the back of the device allows you to easily scan forwards and backwards through your movie footage and photography to reach the scene or image you really want to view.