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Sony DSC-G3 Cyber-shot Digital Camera

B&H # SODSCG3 Mfr # DSC-G3
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • 10.1MP, 1/2.3" CCD
  • 4x Optical Zoom
  • 3.5" LCD
  • ISO 80-3200
  • Face Detection
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 4GB Internal Memory
  • 100 Shot Burst Mode
  • Built-In Wi-Fi

With one glance at its ultra-slim design, huge 3.5" LCD, and impressive feature set, you'll know that the Sony DSC-G3 Cyber-Shot is not just another garden-variety digital camera.

This ultra-portable high-performance imaging machine combines the imaging performance of an impressive 10MP CCD with an incredible 4GB of internal memory. It's small enough to slip into just about any pocket; you can take it everywhere you go.

The DSC-G3 Cyber-shot comes with a comprehensive selection of tools and features needed to produce impressive high-quality images; some of which are built into the camera - you can fix, resize, and proudly share them almost instantly via the built-in Wi-Fi and an intuitive Easy Upload Home Page.

10.1MP Super HAD CCD w/BIONZ Processor
The Super HAD (Hole Accumulated Diode) CCD increases sensitivity and reduces noise by allowing more light to pass to each pixel. The BIONZ processor delivers fast performance and high-resolution imaging
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x Zoom Lens
Carl Zeiss' world renowned optical quality ensures well-defined high-constrast images. This 6.18-24.7mm (35-140mm equivalent in 35mm format) 3x zoom lens is designed for moderate wide-angle to long-telephoto imaging. Semi-manual and/or manual focusing ensures a sharp focus at all times
3.5" Xtra Fine LCD
Reveals exquisite image detail by providing up to five times the resolution (921k) of typical digital camera screens. This large screen allows sharing photos on-site, access to camera functions and the function guide display with its simple on-screen camera setup instructions
Face Detection
Detects up to eight faces; controls flash, focus, exposure, and white balance for accurate, natural skin tones and reduced red-eye. Prioritizes the camera's focus to distinguish between children and adults
Image Stabilization
Optical SteadyShot stabilization minimizes blur and allows flash-free shooting when it's not permitted or inappropriate. A high ISO sensitivity (ISO 1000) permits faster shutter speeds for low-light situations, or freezing action
Wi-Fi Connectivity
Wireless internet connection via 802.11b/g: upload images directly from camera to popular sharing sites
Burst Mode
Up to 100 shots @ 0.62 second intervals at all resolution settings
4GB of Internal Memory
Store 40,000 VGA-sized images or 950 high resolution images. Memory card slot accepts optional (up to 16GB)Memory Stick Duo Media
Stamina Battery Power
Fully-charged lithium-ion battery supports up to 200 shots
High-Quality Video
Records 10 minutes of VGA 640 x 480 video @ 16/30 fps, or 320 x 240 @ 8 fps
Creative Control and Workflow
  • Dynamic Range Optimizer: determines the best exposure and contrast settings for most situations
  • Intelligent Scene Recognition: detects eight different types of scenes, selects the appropriate camera settings
  • Anti-blink Function: records the photo with less squinting or blinking
  • Creative Painting Tools: built-in Paint Pen, 30 stamps, 15 picture frames. Painted/framed images are saved separately without altering the original
  • In-Camera Retouching: Retouch/enhance images - trimming, red-eye correction, soft focus, partial color, fisheye, cross filter, radio blur, retro, happy face, Unsharp mask
  • PHOTOMUSIC: Combines images with music to produce entertaining slide shows with five standard visual effects (simple, basic, nostalgic, active, stylish) and three face priority effects (basic, nostalgic, stylish). Select music from eight preloaded tracks or personal music library
  • Simplified Image Management: organize your photos based on when they were shot, and view/select thumbnail images for full-screen viewing. Browse photos in four convenient ways: folder, date, event, favorites. Face Detection technology can filter by face type - all people, children, infants, or smiles
  • Picture Motion Browser/Sharemark: offers a user-friendly way to transfer video and still images to the Web, YouTube, or your computer
  • Easy Exporter function: store a large number of smaller files on your camera for easy viewing
  • HDTV Compatibility: view HD images on PhotoTV HD-capable Sony BRAVIA HDTVs; fine-tunes TV's sharpness, gradation, and color settings to display images that look more like printed photographs. Wide Zoom display automatically expands standard 4:3/3:2 images to 16:9
  • Password Lock: Stored images can be password-protected
Camera Type Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
Image Quality
Image Sensor Super HAD CCD
Effective Resolution 10.1MP
Color Depth Not Specified by Manufacturer
Color Modes Full Color
Image File Formats JPEG
Recorded Resolution 2816 x 2112
2816 x 1872 (3:2)
2048 x 1536
1920 x 1080 (16:9)
1632 x 1224
640 x 480
Video Recording VX Fine, 640 x 480 @ 30fps, VX Standard, 640 x 480 @ Approx.16.6fps, QVGA, 320 x 240 @ 8.3fps
Audio Recording Yes
Optics
Lens Type Wide angle-Telephoto Zoom
Optical Zoom 4x
Lens Focal Length 6.18-24.7mm (35-140mm equivalent)
12 elements (4 aspheric,1 prism)/10 groups
Digital Zoom 4x
Minimum Focus Distance 0.4" (1cm)
Maximum Aperture Wide: f/3.5
Tele: f/10
Optical Image Stabilization SteadyShot Image Stabilization
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount Not Specified by Manufacturer
Focus Control
Focus Type Semi-manual and automatic
Focus Modes Center weighted, spot, flexible, semi-manual
Focus Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Exposure Control
Sensitivity ISO: Auto/80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200
Shutter Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Speed 1-1/1000 second
Aperture Range f/3.5-10
Exposure Metering Multi-Pattern Measuring
Exposure Modes Auto, Program Auto, SCN, Exposure Compensation (±2.0 EV in 1/3 EV Steps), Auto Bracketing
White Balance Modes Auto, daylight, cloudy, fluorescent 1/2/3, incandescent, flash, underwater auto/1/2/flash
Scene Modes Auto, easy, program, movie, high-sensitivity, twilight, twilight-portrait, soft-snap, landscape, beach, snow, fireworks, hi-speed, underwater, gourmet, auto-adjust
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Effective Flash Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
External Flash Connection No
External Flash Control Not Applicable
Performance
Start-Up Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Lag Not Specified by Manufacturer
Time Between Shots Not Specified by Manufacturer
Burst Capability 100 shots at every resolution
Self Timer 10 sec/2 sec/off
Interval Recording Not Specified by Manufacturer
Date & Time Stamp Not Specified by Manufacturer
Memory & Power
Built-in Memory 4GB
Compatible Memory Cards Memory Stick Duo/PRO Duo (up to 16GB)
Recording Capacity Not Specified by Manufacturer
Battery Type NP-BD1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Power Adapter BC-CSD AC Power Adapter
Input/Output
Computer Interface USB 2.0
Direct Print Capable Yes, PictBridge
Remote Control No
Video Output Not Specified by Manufacturer
Web-Cam Capable Not Specified by Manufacturer
System & Software Requirements Macintosh OS X 10.1.5 or later
Microsoft Windows Me, 2000, XP, Vista
Display
Viewfinder No
LCD Display 3.5" LCD 921k
Language Options English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish
Playback Options Not Specified by Manufacturer
Physical
Dimensions (HxWxD) Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Sony DSC-G3 Cyber-shot Digital Camera
  • NP-BD1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • BC-CSD AC Adapter/Charger
  • USB/AV Connecting Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Paint Pen
  • Software CD-ROM (Picture Motion Browser, USB transfer and Album Editor, Music transfer software)
  • Station Plate F
  • Limited 1-Year Sony U.S.A. Warranty
  • Bags & Cases

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    Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or a strap.

    Lowepro -  Varia 10 Camera Pouch (Black)
    • You Pay: $4.95
    Used Dept.
     

    Screen Protectors

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    Protect your LCD screen from scratches and finger prints.

    GGI -  Digital Screen Care Kit
    • Reg. Price: $7.49
    • Instant Savings: -$2.50
    • You Pay: $4.99
    • Limited supply at this price
     

    Filters & Adapters

    Get the desired effect with a filter and the appropriate adapter.

    Cokin -  Shoe Digital Filter Holder A300
    • You Pay: $13.98
     

    Tripod & Support

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    Place your camera on a tripod for the support and stability you need.

    Joby -  Gorillapod Flexible Mini-Tripod/Grip for Point & Shoot Cameras - Grey/Black
    • You Pay: $13.95
     

    Books & Tutorials

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    Learn all that your new camera can do.

    McGraw-Hill -  Book: How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera
    • You Pay: $22.50
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