Sony DSC-W290/T Specification

Sony DSC-W290/T Specification
Cyber-shot® Digital Still Camera
Sony® Cyber-shot® DSC-W290 digital camera. Featuring Intelligent Auto mode, the W290 with a
28mm wide angle lens, automatically detects 8 scene conditions and selects the appropriate
camera settings. Face Detection captures faces more naturally and helps prevent blur8. Also, now
record high definition videos in 720p HD and enjoy your memories on your HDTV.
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+ (13x19”) size, or crop your
images and still come away with high
resolution shots.
Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens with 5x
Optical Zoom:
The professional-quality Carl Zeiss®
Vario-Tessar® 5x optical zoom lens
brings distant subjects closer for great
outdoor, sports, and travel photos.
Wide angle lens:
A 28mm wide angle lens shows more
of the scene you're shooting, helping
you capture more complete images
when shooting indoor group portraits,
expansive landscapes, or architectural
3.0" Clear Photo LCD™ display (230k
"Generous 3.0”1 (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."
BIONZ™ image processor:
The BIONZ™ image processor delivers
the high resolution and fast
performance you expect from a Sony®
digital camera.
Available in four sophisticated colors:
Available in four sophisticated colors:
silver, black, blue and bronze.
Intelligent Auto Mode:
Face Detection technology:
Intelligent Auto (iAuto) mode goes
: Face Detection technology detects up
beyond traditional auto settings by
to eight individual faces and controls
recognizing and adjusting to scene
flash, focus, exposure, and white
conditions and lighting, enhancing
balance to deliver accurate, natural
natural skin tones, and reducing blur. By
skin tones with reduced red-eye. It can
incorporating advanced features such
also give priority to children or adults.
as Intelligent Scene Recognition, Face
Newly added Face Motion Detection
Detection, and Optical SteadyShot,
adjusts ISO sensitivity and accelerates
iAuto lets you take advantage of the
the shutter speed when facial
latest Sony Cyber-shot technology
movement is detected, reducing blur in
without leaving auto mode. Whether
the subjects face.
you’re shooting expansive landscapes,
capturing playground action, or taking ADDITIONAL FEATURES
pictures at a birthday party or wedding
shower, iAuto will optimize your
Selected Face Memory:
camera’s settings to help ensure you
Anti-blink Function:
come away with a great shot.
Red-eye Reduction:
HD Movie:
Capture more of your memories in high
definition (720p) video. Record HD
movies in 720p high definition MPEG4
format for stunning large-screen home
movie playback. Record up to 29 min
in 720p format (or up to 2GB) per
Smile Shutter™ Technology:
Intelligent Scene Recognition:
Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN)
Mode automatically detects eight
different types of scenes conditions
(Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Twilight,
Twilight Portrait, Twilight using a Tripod,
Portrait, Landscape, and Macro) and
within 1/30th of a second selects the
appropriate camera settings:. iSCN has
2 modes: Auto and Advanced. In Auto
Mode, the camera takes a single shot
using the optimal settings. In Advance
Mode, the camera takes a photo with
the standard automatic settings and, in
difficult lighting (low light or back
light) immediately takes a second
photo with optimized setting so you
can choose which to keep.
Convenient Photo Modes:
Double Anti-blur Solution:
High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200):
Dynamic Range Optimizer Standard
and Plus:
9-Point Auto Focus:
Burst Mode:
Function Guide:
Easy Shooting Mode:
16:9 High Resolution Mode:
Memory Stick Duo™ Media
Stamina® Battery Power:
Easy Image Management
In-Camera Retouching Tools:
Multi-purpose Resize function:
HDTV Compatibility:
PhotoTV HD:
Wide Zoom display:
Picture Motion Browser ver. 4.2.02:
Megapixel: 12.1MP
Imaging Device: 1/2.3 type(7.79mm) Super HAD
Recording Media: 11MB internal Flash Memory,
optional Memory Stick Duo™ Media, optional
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media
White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy /
Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting) /
Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent
Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent
Lighting) / Incandescent / Flash / Underwater
White Balance Mode (Auto, Underwater 1,
Underwater 2, Flash)
Self Timer: Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Off)
Memory Stick PRO™ Media Compatibility: Tested
to support up to 16GB Memory Stick DUO
PRO™ media capacity1 ; does not support
Access Control security function.
Still Image Mode(s): Normal (JPEG) / Burst
(JPEG) / Bracketing (JPEG) - AE(Plus / Minus
0.3EV / 0.7EV / 1.0EV)
Red-Eye Reduction: Auto / On / Off
Burst Mode: Max 100 shots at approx. 1.8 fps
Date/Time Stamp: Available in the included PMB
Media/Battery Indicator: Yes/Yes
Color Mode(s): Normal / Vivid / Sepia / B&W
Dynamic Range Optimizer: Standard / Off / Plus
Scene Mode(s): Intelligent Auto / Easy Shooting /
Program Auto / Movie (Auto Adjustment / High
Sensitivity / Underwater) / Scenes (High
Sensitivity / Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Soft
Snap / Landscape / Beach / Snow /
Fireworks / Hi-speed Shutter / Underwater /
Image Stabilization: Optical
Cyber-shot® Digital Still Camera
Microphone/Speaker: Mono / Mono
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar®
Focal Length: 5.0-25.0mm
35mm Equivalent: 28-140mm
Focus: 9 points / Center Weighted AF / Spot AF /
Semi Manual (1.0m / 3.0m / 7.0m / unlimited
Aperture Range: Auto(F3.8/F8.0(W), 2 steps with
ND Filter) / Program Auto(F3.8/F8.0(W), 2 steps
with ND Filter)
Shutter Speed: Auto(2 - 1/1,600) / Program Auto
(1 - 1/1,600)
Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 /
3EV step
Filter Diameter: 46mm (with Lens Adapter)
Smart Zoom® Technology: 8M:Approx.6.1x
Digital Zoom: Smart Zoom / Precision Digital
Zoom / Off
Optical Zoom: 5x
Macro Mode: Auto Macro / Macro On
Total Zoom: Approximately 10x
Face Detection: 8 face(flash, focus, exposure,
white balance, child/adult priority, blink, face
motion detection)
ISO: Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 /
Battery Type: LITHIUM ION / InfoLITHIUM G type
Battery Capacity: Approx. 150 minutes / Approx.
300 images
Convenience Features
Histogram Display: Yes
Real Imaging Processor™ Technology: BIONZ™
AF Illuminator Light: Auto / Off
PictBridge Compatible: Yes
Multi-Pattern Measuring: Yes
NightShot® Infrared System: No
NightFraming System: No
Clear RAW NR: Yes
Movie Mode(s): 1280 x 720(Fine) (Approx.30fps,
Progressive) / 1280 x 720(Standard)
(Approx.30fps, Progressive) / 640(Fine) (VX
Fine, 640 x 480, Approx.30fps)
Power Save Mode: Yes (after approx. 3 min. of
In-Camera Editing: Trimming / Red Eye
Correction / Soft Focus / Partial Color / Fisheye
Lens / Cross Filter / Retro / Radial Blur /
Unsharp Masking / Happy Faces
Supplied Software: Picture Motion Browser Vers
4.2.02 + USB Driver (Not supported by
Macintosh® Operating Systems)
Operating System Compatibility: Microsoft®
2000 Professional SP4, XP Home and
Professional SP3; Vista SP1l; Macintosh® OS
9.1/9.2/OS X (10.1-10.5)
Inputs and Outputs
Accessory Terminal: Multi connector
Audio/Video Output(s): Yes via Mutli-Use
USB Port(s): Yes - USB2.0 Hi-Speed
HD Output: Yes (1080i)
Weight: Approx. 6.1oz. (174g) - With battery and
Memory Stick media.
Measurements: 3 7/8" x 2 3/8" x 29/32" (97.6mm x
57.4mm x 22.6mm )
Limited Warranty Term: Limited 1 Year Parts &
LCD: 3.0" Clear Photo LCD 230,400
Viewfinder: No
Lens Construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
(including 3 aspheric elements, 1ED glass)
Multi Connector Cable USB/AV
Wrist Strap
CD-ROM Software
Note: Memory Stick DUO TM Media or adaptors are
not included.
Optional Accessories
Accessory Kit (ACC-CLGB)
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (NP-BG1)
GPS Unit Kit (GPS-CS1KA)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (MSX-512S)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (MSX-1GST)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (MS-MT2G)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (MS-MT4G)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (MS-MT8G)
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (MS-MT16G)
Memory Stick Duo™ Adaptor (MSAC-M2)
Memory Stick Duo™ USB Adaptor (MSAC-US40)
Color: Bronze
UPC Code: 027242749146
1.Viewable area, measured diagonally
2.Compatible BRAVIA® HDTV, HDMI or component cable (sold
separately) required for PhotoTV HD viewing. Specifications of the
BRAVIA HDTV shown vary according to market region.
3.Four preset music tracks stored ininternal memory. Imported music
tracks can be up to five minutes long. When using Music Transfer to
download music, tracks longer than five minutes will be reduced to
five minutes when uploading to the Cyber-shot® camera.
4.Requires Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP SP2, or Windows
Vista. Not supported by Mac OS.
5.HD Viewing requires an HD output adapter cable (VMC-MHC2), sold
6.Maximum of 29 minutes continuous recording per video clips, limited
to available capacity on storage media.
7.Under average conditions; when fully charged, actual results may vary
based on camera settings and conditions of use.
© 2009 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, Cyber-shot, Xtra
Fine LCD, BIONZ, Smile Shutter, Optical Steadyshot, Memory Stick PRO
Duo, HDNA, Super HAD, Stamina, and the Sony, Cyber-shot, SteadyShot,
Smile Shutter, Face Detection, BIONZ, and HDNA logos are trademarks of
Sony. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Non-metric weights and measurements are approximate and may vary.
Bionz™ Engine: Yes
Operating Conditions
Flash Effective Range: ISO Auto: Approx.0.2Approx.3.0m(Approx.0.66'-Approx.9.84')(W) /
ISO3200: up to Approx.6.1m(Approx.20.0')
(W) / Approx.3.9m(Approx.12.8')(T)
Flash Mode(s): Auto / Flash On / Slow Syncro /
Flash Off
Service and Warranty Information
Supplied Accessories
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BG1
Battery Charger BC-CSD
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Last Updated: 10/09/2009
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