Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera (Pink)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80, 7.2 Megapixel, 3x Optical/2x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera (Pink)

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80, 7.2 Megapixel, 3x Optical/2x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera (Pink)

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 overview

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera is a compact, pocket-sized and durable camera that incorporates a 7.2 megapixel Super HAD CCD image Sensor. This achieves a high sensitivity of up to ISO3200 sensitivity for low-light shooting. In addition it also has a precision 3x zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens which helps to produce beautiful images.

This high performance camera also features quick start-up, fast shot-to-shot times, and long battery life of up to 350 shots on a full charge of the Lithium ion battery. In addition, you can use either the traditional, eye-level viewfinders or the large 2.5-inch LCD screen to frame your shots. The bright LCD also makes it easy to review and share your images - even in bright sunlight.

Although the camera is loaded with great features, it is still incredibly easy to use. The camera has a range of pre-programmed scene modes so that you'll get good images - even in difficult shooting situations. It also incorporates a function guide and resolution guide to assist you in selecting the right settings for your photography needs.

7.2 Megapixel Super HAD CCD
The advanced Super HAD (Hole Accumulated Diode) CCD of the DSC-W80 provides 7.2 megapixels of resolution for images with detail and definition to make big prints or crop in tight on your subject. Furthermore, The Super HAD CCD allows more light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity and reducing noise
Carl Zeiss 3X Optical Zoom Lens Design
The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens provides a 3x optical zoom to bring distant subjects closer and lets you frame shots quickly for better composition. There is also a 14x Smart Zoom feature that intelligently "crops into" the central portion of your photo, and a 2x Digital Zoom to provide even further flexibility in framing and shooting your images.
Double Anti-Blur System
The DSC-W80 combines Sony's Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization and high sensitivity (ISO 3200), to compensate for shaky hands, minimize blur, brighten images and allows flash-free shooting to preserve the mood. Additionally, the Clear RAW noise reduction will take care of the picture noise that can ruin low-light shots.
D-Range Optimization
Powered by the exclusive Sony Bionz high-speed processing engine, D-range optimization preserves image data in bright highlights and reveals more detail in shadows or backlit areas to provide great results even in difficult lighting conditions.
Convenient Photo Modes, Color Modes & Fast Burst Mode
The DSC-W80 includes several convenient photo modes to choose from including Auto, Program Auto, and Scene Selections for Twilight, Portrait, Landscape, and other shooting environments. The camera also includes creative color modes (Natural, Rich, Monochrome, Sepia) and a fast burst capability for action photos
MPEG Movie VX Fine Mode
The DSC-W80 lets you capture VGA (640 x 480) video clips with sound at high frame rate of up to 30 frames per second, with the clip length limited only by the capacity of your media.
Stamina Battery Power
The included rechargeable NP-BG1 Lithium Ion Battery provides sufficient power to capture up to 340 shots on a full charge. That's enough power to cover a long weekend or a whole vacation without needing to recharge.
Large 2.5" LCD Screen and Optical Viewfinder
The DSC-W80 includes a large, 2.5" LCD screen for composing shots, checking results, sharing your photos on location and reading camera setup menus, and the display is bright enough to be viewable even in full sunlight. The camera also includes a zoom viewfinder for when more precision image framing is called for.
Function and Resolution Guides
An on-screen Function Guide makes it easy to learn the camera functions by providing a simple text explanation of each camera setting, right on the LCD screen, and the resolution guide is helpful when deciding on the best resolution to select for the desired print size.
In-Camera Retouching and Red-Eye Reduction
The DSC-W80 has a range of in-camera editing effects available to customize your images. Built in image effects include a soft edge filter to soften backgrounds, a cross filter to place starry "dazzles" at highlight points, a partial color filter to mute surrounding colors and a fish-eye filter to create interesting results. There is also a built-in red-eye reduction feature that reduces irritating "glowing eyes" that can ruin even the most creative photos.
HD Slide Show with Music
View your photos in spectacular HD clarity and detail with direct HD (high definition) output to compatible HDTV screens, then watch as your photos come alive, accompanied by your choice of visual effects and any of four preset musical selections stored in memory or your favorite MP3 tunes downloaded from PC to your camera for use as background music.
Includes Picture Motion Browser Software
The supplied Picture Motion Browser software makes it easy to upload, organize and search photos on your PC, and provides a convenient map view function to sort photos by location and display their origin on a world map by using an optional GPS unit.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 specs

Camera Type Ultra Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
Image Quality
Image Sensor 1/2.5" 7.2 Megapixel Super HAD CCD
Effective Resolution 7.1 million pixels
Color Depth 24-Bit RGB output
Color Modes Natural, Vivid, Sepia, Black & White
Image File Formats JPEG (Fine, Standard)
Recorded Resolution 3072x2304
3072x2048 (3:2)
2592 x 1944
2048 x 1536
1920 x 1080 (16:9)
640 x 480
Video Recording MPEG Movie Mode with Audio
MPEG VX Fine (640x480 @ 30fps)
MPEG VX Standard (640x480 @ 16fps)
Presentation (320x240 @ 8fps)
MPEG VX Fine Requires Memory Stick PRO Duo media
Clip Length limited only by available memory
Audio Recording Yes
Lens Type Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar (6 Elements in 5 Groups with 3 Aspheric Elements)
Optical Zoom 3x (Up to 14x Smart Zoom at VGA resolution)
Lens Focal Length 5.8mm - 17.4mm (35mm - 105mm equivalent)
Digital Zoom 2x
Minimum Focus Distance 1.6" (4cm)
Maximum Aperture f/2.8-5.2
Optical Image Stabilization Yes (SteadyShot Image Stabilization)
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
Focus Control
Focus Type Contrast Detect AF with AF Illuminator
Focus Modes 9-Area Multi-Point AF, Center AF, Spot AF
Focus Range Normal: 19.7" (50cm) - infinity
Macro: 1.6" (4cm) - infinity
Exposure Control
Sensitivity Auto ISO
Selectable ISO (100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)
Shutter Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Speed 1-1/1600 seconds (Program Auto)
Aperture Range f/2.8-5.2 - f/8.0-14.8
Exposure Metering Multi-Pattern Measuring
Exposure Modes Auto, Program Auto, Exposure Compensation (±2.0EV in 1/3EV increments)
White Balance Modes Automatic, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, Incandescent, Flash
Scene Modes Beach, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Snow, Soft Snap, Twilight, Twilight Portrait
Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Forced On, Forced Off, Slow Synch)
Effective Flash Range Up to 21.7' (6.6m) @ ISO 3200
External Flash Connection No
External Flash Control Not Applicable
Start-Up Time 1.5 seconds
Shutter Lag 0.008 seconds
Time Between Shots 1.2 seconds
Burst Capability 2.8 fps up to 100 Shots (all resolutions)
Self Timer 10 seconds or 2 seconds
Interval Recording No
Date & Time Stamp No
Memory & Power
Built-in Memory 31MB
Compatible Memory Cards Memory Stick Duo/PRO Duo
Recording Capacity Not Specified by Manufacturer
Battery Type NP-BG1 Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery Pack
Power Adapter AC-LS5K Portable AC Adapter (optional)
Computer Interface USB 2.0 via Mutli-Use Connector
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
Remote Control No
Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL) via Mutli-Use Connector
Web-Cam Capable No
System & Software Requirements Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Me, XP
Apple Macintosh OS 9.1/9.2; OS X (10.0-10.4)
Viewfinder Optical Zoom viewfinder
LCD Display 2.5" TFT Color LCD (115,000 pixels)
Language Options English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish
Playback Options Full frame, Thumbnail, Playback zoom (5x), Resize, Trim, Slideshow, Slideshow with music, Video playback (with sound), Image Editing
Dimensions (HxWxD) 2.3 x 3.6 x 0.9" (58 x 91 x 23mm)
Weight 4.4 oz (124g) without battery
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.15 lb

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