Sony DSC-S90 Specification

Sony DSC-S90 Specification
Cyber-shot® Digital Still Camera
Your pictures deserve the big-screen treatment.
Step-up Feature
' New Feature
1/2.7" 4.1 Megapixel Super HAD™ CCD
Super HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCDs
provide excellent image quality by allowing more
light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity
and reducing noise.
3X Optical/2X Digital/6X Total Zoom
3X Optical Zoom helps you frame your shots for
better digital pictures. And Sony’s Precision
Digital Zoom provides an additional 2X
magnification without the jagged edges of other
designs, resulting in smoother images.
0-10X Smart Zoom™ Feature (at VGA
The Smart Zoom feature intelligently uses the full
CCD to let you zoom into the portion of interest
by cropping the image size-thus avoiding the
image degradation of Digital Zooms.
' Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens
The Vario-Tessar lens is specially produced for
very compact cameras. This specialized design
allows quick auto-focus, appealing zoom range
while still maintaining a compact design.
Real Imaging Processor™ Technology
The innovative Real Imaging Processor in the
DSC-S90 not only improves picture quality and
clarity but also improves camera response time,
decreases shutter lag and improves battery
Optical Viewfinder
Provides accurate framing at eye level, great for
added stability and following fast moving
2.5" LCD Monitor
The 2.5" 115K LCD Monitor makes framing
shots and reviewing pictures easy.
5 Area Multi-Point Auto Focus
By evaluating 5 separate focus areas of the
frame, Sony’s Multi-Point AF system can
intelligently focus on the subject and avoid
mistakenly focusing on the background.
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Exposure Mode provides extended
control with 46-step adjustable Shutter speed
(30-1/1000 sec.), and 2-step Aperture control.
AF (Auto Focus) Illuminator
Briefly illuminating the subject, in low- or
no-light conditions, the AF Illuminator helps
establish a positive focus lock.
Selectable Focus Mode
Monitoring AF (Auto Focus) helps you anticipate
the action by focusing even before you press
the shutter release.
' 32MB Internal Memory1 Included
Shoot without a flash memory card with 32 MB
internal memory1 ; Slot for optional Memory
Stick®, Memory Stick PRO™ media. Full 32MB
of internal memory can be copied to optional
Memory Stick media.
Multi-Pattern Measuring
Independently light-metering 49 points of the
frame, Multi-Pattern Measuring establishes the
optimum exposure, even when highlight and
shadow isn’t centered in the frame.
Scene Selection Mode
With 7 Scene Modes, parameters can be
matched to the shooting conditions. Choose
from one of the following: Twilight, Twilight
Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow,
and Candle.
Pre-Flash Metering
With a momentary pre-flash, the camera
illuminates the subject and sets exposure
through the lens for accurate flash metering.
Adjustable flash level and red-eye reduction
ensure great flash shots.
Slow Shutter Noise Reduction
During long exposures, Slow Shutter NR
captures the scene, and then the CCD noise
pattern with a dark frame exposure. By
subtracting the two, even long exposures can
be clear.
Memory Stick® Media and Memory Stick
PRO™ Media
Digital. Powerful. Transportable.™ Memory
Stick® media is compact, portable and
rugged-connecting a variety of hardware and
software applications.
4 Shot Burst Mode
Capture up to 4 shots at full 4MP resolution at
0.7 frames/sec. Perfect for high speed subjects
or fast moving action such as sports or small
MPEG Movie VX Standard/Fine Mode with
Captures VGA (640x480) high frame rate (up to
30 frames per second) audio/video clips with
length limited only by the capacity of the media.
Video mail mode captures smaller file sizes
suitable for email.
Conversion Lens Compatible
Conversion Lens Compatible with VAD-PEB
adaptor, you can add tele- or wide- conversion
lenses for greater magnification or wider field of
view, as well as protective and special effect
Rechargeable AA NiMH Batteries
The supplied high capacity 2100 mAh AA NiMH
batteries provide reliable, long-lasting power for
continuous shooting. The supplied BC-CS2
charger provides a convenient way to charge the
Cyber-shot® Digital Still Camera
additional features
' Cyber-shot Station Dock Compatible
PictBridge™ Compatibility
Audio/Video Output (via multi-use terminal)
3:2 Aspect Ratio Mode
Adjustable Color/Saturation/Hue
Auto Daylight Synchro Fill Flash
Clear Color/Clear Luminance NR
Live Histogram Display
MPEG1 Cue, Review and Divide
Supports High Speed USB 2.02
Recording Media: 32MB 1 internal flash
memory, Memory Stick® Media, Memory
Stick PRO™ Media
Red-Eye Reduction: On/Off
White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy,
Fluorescent, Incandescent
Burst Mode: 4 Shot 4MP (JPEG fine), 30 Shot
VGA (JPEG std.), 0.7fps
Picture Effects: Sepia, Black & White
Scene Modes: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft
Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Candle
Self Timer: Yes, 10 Seconds
Power Save Mode: Normal (JPEG
Fine/Standard), Burst, Multi-Burst
Movie Mode(s): MPEG VX Fine with Audio
(640x480 at 30fps), (MPEG VX Fine requires
Memory Stick PRO™ media, MPEG VX
Standard with Audio (640x480 at 16fps),
Video Mail (160x112 at 8fps) with Audio
Memory Stick Pro™ Media Compatibility:
Tested to support up to 4GB media
capacity 1 ; does not support Access Control
security function
Imaging Device: 1/2.7" 4.1 Megapixel Super
Macro Mode: 3 7/8" (10cm)
Lens Construction: 5 Elements in 7 Groups, 2
Aspheric Elements
LCD: 2.5" 115K Pixel TFT LCD Screen
Microphone/Speaker: Yes/Yes
USB Port(s): Yes, Multi-pin connector; Supports
USB 2.02
Output(s): Yes, Multi-pin connector, NTSC/PAL
Flash Modes: Auto/Forced On/Forced Off/Slow
Flash Effective Range: 7-7/8" -14' 9"
Zoom: 3X Optical Zoom; Smart Zoom®
Feature: 0-10X (at VGA Resolution); Digital
Zoom: Precision, 0-2.0X Range, 6X Total
Focal Length: 6-18mm
35mm Equivalent: 39-117mm
Focus: 5 Area Multi-Point AF, Center AF,
5-Step Manual
Focal Distance: 19 3/4" (50cm) Telephoto
Shutter Speed: 1/8-1/1000 sec. (Auto);
2-1/1000 sec (Program Auto);
30-1/1000sec (Manual)
Aperture Range: f2.8-f5.6 (W), f5.2-f10 (T)
Exposure Compensation: ± 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV
ISO: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400
Battery Type: "AA" NiMH, "AA" Alkaline, "AA"
Nickel-Metal Manganese
Limited Warranty:1 Year Parts & Labor
Supplied Software: Picture Package™ for Sony
v1.6 (Windows), Pixela™ ImageMixer VCD2
(Macintosh), USB Driver, Cyber-shot Life
tutorial (Windows)
Operating System Compatibility: Microsoft®
Windows® 98/98SE/Me/ 2000/XP Home/XP
Pro; Macintosh® OS 9.1/9.2/OS X
Filter Diameter: 30mm, by required VAD-PEB
Weight: 7 oz (202 g) Body; 9 oz (253 g) Body
w/Batteries, Media, Wrist Strap
Dimensions (WHD): 3 4/5" x 2 8/15 "x 1 7/12"
(96.6 x 64.4 x 40.1mm)
Supplied Accessories: "AA" NH-AA-DA NiMH
Battery x 2
Battery Charger and Cord (BC-CS2)
A/V & USB Multi-cable
Wrist Strap
Software CD-ROM
UPC Code: 0272426738300
service and warranty
Limited Warranty: 1 Year Parts & Labor
optional accessories
Starter Kit (ACC-CN3TR)
Cyber-shot Station (CSS-SA)
Rechargeable NiMH Batteries (2pk) (NH-AA-2DB)
Rechargeable NiMH Batteries Pak (NP-NH25)
Conversion Lens Adaptor Mount (VAD-PEB)
Wide Angle Conversion Lens4 (VCL-DH0730)
Super Telephoto Conversion Lens4
Telephoto Conversion Lens4 (VCL-DH1730)
Polarizing Kit Filter4 (VF-30CPKS)
External Slave Flash w/Bracket (HVL-FSL1B)
Marine Sports Pak (SPK-SA)
Soft Carrying Case - Black (LCS-SA/B)
Memory Stick® Media (MSH-128A)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media (MSX-256S/N)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media (MSX-512S/N)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media (MSX-1GS/N)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media (MSX-2GN)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media (MSX-4GN)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media USB Adaptor
Multi-slot Memory Stick Adaptor (MSAC-USM1)
1. Recording numbers are approximate and will vary depending upon the images. Available storage capacity of Memory Stick and Memory Stick PRO media may vary. A portion of the memory is used for data management functions. Actual
available memory in MBs is:16=15, 32=30, 64=61, 128=123, 256=220, 512=460, 1GB=940MB, 2GB=1,850MB, 4GB=3.66GB.
2. Not all products with USB connectors may communicate with each other due to chipset variations.
3. Under Average Conditions: Normal Mode (JPEG), Picture quality Fine; Shooting each image at 30 second intervals; Flash operated every other shot; Power is turned on/off after every 10 shots. Actual results may vary on conditions of use.
4. Conversion Lens Adaptor Mount (VAD-PEB) Required.
©2005 Sony Electronics Inc.
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Sony, Cyber-shot, Digital, Powerful, Transportable, Memory Stick, the Memory Stick logo, Memory Stick PRO, Picture Package,
Real Imaging Processor, Smart Zoom and Super HAD are trademarks of Sony. Carl Zeiss and Vario-Tessar are trademarks of Carl Zeiss. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Macintosh is
a trademark of Apple Computer. PictBridge is a trademark of CIPA. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Features and specifications subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate.
All screen images simulated.
Please visit the Dealer Network for more information at
Sony Electronics, Inc. • 16450 West Bernardo Drive • San Diego, CA 92127 • 1-800-222-7669 •
Last Updated 2005-06-15
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