Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Digital Camera (Silver)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Digital Camera (Silver)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Digital Camera (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 12.1 Megapixel
  • 3x Optical Zoom
  • 3" LCD Display
  • SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200)
  • Smile Shutter Technology
  • Face Detection Technology
  • 8 Scene Modes
  • Memory Stick Duo/ SD/SDHC Memory Cards
  • 2x AA Batteries
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Sony DSC-S2100 Overview

  • 1Description

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Digital Camera (Silver) is an economical 12.1 megapixel camera  that is packed with easy-to-use features. Easy Shooting Mode, iAuto, and Intelligent Scene Recognition are some of the features that allow the beginner photographer to take wonderful photos. The camera also has settings for 8 different scenes.

The sharp 3x optical zoom lens allows you to get great shots even from a distance. Use the 3" LCD display to frame your images and then view them after taking the photo, even in bright light. In low light, the camera performs extremely well in High Sensitivity Mode with a high ISO of 3200 and the SteadyShot Image Stabilization to prevent motion blur.

When shooting your friends and family, the camera's Face Detection feature detects up to 8 individual faces and adjusts focus, exposure, and flash, while the Smile Shutter feature captures a smile the moment it happens. Add the convenience of AA battery power and the choice of Memory Stick Duo or SD/SDHC memory cards to store your images, and this camera is a great value. Two AA batteries are included.

12.1 Megapixel Super HAD CCD Image Sensor
A powerful 12.1 megapixel 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD image sensor helps you capture gorgeous images with superb contrast and clarity down to the finest detail. With 12.1 megapixels, you can create stunning, photo-quality prints up to A3 size, or crop your images and still come away with high resolution shots.
3.0" Clear Photo LCD Display (230k pixels)
Generous 3.0" (230K pixels) Clear Photo LCD display features sharp, natural color that makes it easy to compose shots, read menus, and view photos, even in bright sunlight.
Card Slots
The camera has card slots for Memory Stick Duo media and SD/SDHC media
SteadyShot Image Stabilization
SteadyShot image stabilization compensates for camera shake and helps prevent blur by capturing two photos at high shutter speeds and combining them into a single clear image.
High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200)
High ISO allows for faster shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a flash. In addition to High Sensitivity Mode (ISO), you can select up to seven ISO settings (Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200) when shooting in Program Auto Mode to adjust sensitivity to your shooting conditions.
Scene Modes
The DSC-S2100 features 8 convenient scene modes: High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Gourmet
Easy Shooting Mode
With Easy Shooting Mode, even beginners can take great photos. In Easy Shooting Mode, easy-to-understand basic instructions are displayed on the LCD screen and the camera switches to all automatic settings, removing several function choices and allowing you to focus on just your subject. Since this mode works together with Intelligent Scene Recognition, the camera selects the optimum setting for each scene. In addition the Easy Shooting mode simplifies the Preview mode.
Intelligent (iAuto) Auto Mode
Unlike traditional auto mode, Intelligent Auto (iAuto) mode thinks for you by recognizing scenes, lighting conditions, faces, and adjusts the settings to produce clear images and faces with natural skin tone and less blur. Take advantage of all the technology without leaving Auto mode. Take pictures from a kid on the playground, to landscape shots, to a beautiful flower or an indoor birthday party and get clear images without leaving Auto mode.
Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) Mode
Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) Mode automatically detects nine different types of scenes and, within just 1/30th of a second, selects the appropriate camera settings: Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Portrait, Landscape and Macro
Face Detection Technology
Face Detection technology detects up to 8 individual faces and adjusts focus, exposure, and flash to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
Smile Shutter Technology
Smile Shutter technology captures a smile the moment it happens. Simply press the Smile Shutter button and the camera does the rest. Intelligent Scene Recognition can now be used together with Smile Shutter mode when the Intelligent Auto mode is on. This means that beautiful smiles can be captured with settings optimized for the particular scene, even in difficult conditions such as twilight and backlighting.
In-Camera Retouching Tools
Retouch and enhance your photos on the go with in-camera Trimming and Red-Eye Correction functions
Includes Sony PMBP (Picture Motion Browser) Software
With the pre-installed Picture Motion Browser (PMB) Portable software the DSC-S2100 makes it easy to pre-select videos and images in the camera and conveniently upload them from the camera to a compatible PC and popular internet sharing sites without the need for any additional software or install.
In the Box
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Digital Camera (Silver)
  • Wrist Strap
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • 2 x AA Battery
  • 1-Year Parts & Labor Limited Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Sony DSC-S2100 Specs

    Pixels 12.1 Megapixel
    Sensor 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD
    File Formats Still Images: JPEG
    Movies: MP4
    Max Resolution 12 MP: 4000 x 3000
    Image Stabilization Digital
    Lens 6 Elements in 5 Groups
    2 Aspherical
    Effective Focal Length: 6.2 to 18.6mm (35 mm Equivalent: 35 to 105mm)
    Aperture: f/3.1 (W) to f/5.6 (T)
    Zoom Optical: 3x
    Intelligent Zoom: 3.7x
    Focus Range Wide Macro: 1.97" to " / 5 cm to
    Tele Macro: 15.75" to Infinity / 40.01 cm to Infinity
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 3200
    Shutter 1/4 to 1/2000 Seconds 
    Exposure Metering Multi
    Exposure Modes Modes: Auto, Manual
    Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Manual, Fluorescent H, Flash, Fluorescent (White)
    Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 1.07 fps at 12 MP for up to 100 Frames
    Self-Timer 2 Sec
    Interval Recording No
    Flash Modes Auto
    Flash On
    Red-Eye Reduction
    Slow Sync
    Effective Flash Range Wide:1.64 to 10.8' / 0.50 to 3.3 m
    Telephoto:1.64 to 21.7' / 49.99 to 661.4 cm
    External Flash Connection None
    Built-In Memory 6 MB
    Memory Card Type Memory Stick Duo
    Memory Stick Pro Duo

    For movies Class 2 or higher for SD/SDHC media are recommended

    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    Video Clip Length Limited by Memory Card Capacity
    Audio Recording With Video (Mono)
    Viewfinder Type None
    Screen 3" LCD (230,000 Pixels)
    Connectivity/System Requirements
    Connectivity USB 2.0
    Software System Requirements Windows: XP (SP3), Vista (SP2) 
    Battery AA Batteries
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.8 x 2.4 x 1.1" / 96.5 x 61.0 x 27.9 mm
    Weight 4.8 oz / 136.1 g (Camera only)

    Sony DSC-S2100 Reviews

    Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Digital Camera (Silver) is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 25.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great camera, even better buy.! Has everything you need, no useless bells and whistles you don't. You can set to a full auto mode or manually set key settings like ISO, white balance, metering, focusing... with an 8gb card you'll get about 1500 pics. It also takes 30 min of video (regardless the SD card size). There's no visible difference in picture quality between a $300 point and shoot and an $80 one and no visible difference between 16mp and 12mp (unless you're printing a pic bigger than 16 by 20 inches) so don't pay for marketing fluff you'll never use.. Get one, what are you waiting for...
    Date published: 2011-06-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy A great buy. Recently took this on a trip to the Philippines and it worked great. Used it as just a compliment to my dSLR for taking snap shots. Large images, steady shot, and movie mode. Loaded with features for an increadable price.
    Date published: 2010-06-06
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Handy Pocket Camera I purchased this to toss in my briefcase and for quick snapshots. Obviously this camera is not intended for shooting professional images but it does the job nicely when used at family picnics, etc. It does have several nice features, such as scene selection, and its colors are rich and saturated. My Sony Alphas don't need to worry about being replaced by the S2100 but since it's small enough to tuck in a shirt pocket it's worth the purchase.
    Date published: 2010-06-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Camera for the Price I was looking for a camera for my mom which needs to be easy to use along with good lens and picture quality. I got all of that with Sony Cyber Shot DSC S 2100. If my mom can use it, anyone can :-). The only down side was lack of good Zoom which is fine for a point and shoot of this range. Overall, I would definitely recommend this to anyone interested to get a < 100$ point and shoot.
    Date published: 2011-08-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A big gift to my mom My mother was so happy with this gift
    Date published: 2010-06-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sony DSC-S2100 Review I use this camera as a family outing camera. It is easy to use as i can put it in my pocket and easily carry it anywhere, pull it out at a moments notice and capture my image. perfect for parties, reunions, vacations, etc. where the main thing is to take pix of your memories on the go and you want to travel light. If you want Professional results, get a different camera. While this camera takes really good pictures, it is not a pro rig. You will be very happy with it if you remember what type of camera it is. I like the idea of AA batteries and although it may burn through them, you can easily replace them almost anywhere for relatively low cost. if you want a camera with a rechargeable battery, you can purchase rechargeable AA Batteries. All in all, i like my new little camera and would definitely recommend it to anyone who's purpose for taking pix is to post them to the web. Although the pictures are 12MP they are still 72dpi
    Date published: 2011-02-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice and inexpensive gift item This product is very nice and handy. I was looking for a camera which can give clear image and that is what i get. I am very happy with this camera:)
    Date published: 2011-06-14
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It was exactly what was expected Handy for a brief case. Uses AA batteries so if the battteries are drained you can replace them anywhere.
    Date published: 2010-07-22
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