Sony DSC-WX9/B Specification

Sony DSC-WX9/B Specification
Camera w/Low-light performance/HD movie
Sony® DSC-WX9 – Unrestricted power in a compact package. With powerful features like Full HD
movie for high quality movies, low light performance for improved image clarity, up to 10 fps to
capture the precise moment, and 3D still image capture for a new way to experience your pictures,
you wouldn’t believe something so compact could be this powerful.
16.2 Megapixel Back-illuminated
“Exmor R” CMOS Image Sensor
The DSC-WX9 features a 16.2 megapixel
“Exmor R” CMOS image sensor that
brings out the full resolving power of the
camera’s Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens
to deliver extremely fast speed, high
resolution, and stunning low-light
sensitivity with improved image clarity
and drastically reduced grain. In
addition, the combined “Exmor R”
CMOS sensor and BIONZ® image
processor delivers extremely fast up to
10fps, Anti Motion Blur, Hand-held
Twilight and 1080i movie modes.
3.0” XtraFine LCD™ display (921K dots)
3.0” (921K dots) XtraFine™ LCD
technology gives you brilliant-quality
still images and movies with easy
Full HD 1080/60i
Record crystal clear movies at the
highest resolution available with
capabilities for 60i in 1080 AVCHD.³
This provides stunning, fast motion
video with less distortion for playback
on your HD TV.
3D still image and 3D Sweep
Produce awe-inspiring images with 3D
still image and 3D Sweep Panorama™
capabilities.4 Photos will take on a new
dimension of creative capabilities for
viewing the world in a whole new way.
High resolution iSweep Panorama™
With high resolution iSweep
Panorama™ mode just press the shutter,
pan the landscape and let the camera
do the rest. It automatically links
together each frame to produce a high
resolution panoramic image providing
the ability to zoom in on small details.
This model even detects faces and
moving subjects to stitch intelligently
different widths to help avoid subject
Background Defocus
DSLR photographs are often beautiful
because they blur the background,
putting the emphasis on the subject.
Now our point-and-shoot cameras can
deliver this signature DSLR benefit. The
system takes two shots, identifies the
background and applies a defocused
background keeping the subject crisp
and clear.
Backlight Correction HDR
Don’t miss a single detail in high
contrast shots. The built in backlight
correction analyzes the image and
automatically adjusts accordingly to
give you a perfectly lit shot. Backlight
Correction HDR helps correct for this by
taking three pictures at different
exposure settings and processing the
best elements of each into a single
image for more natural looking shots.
Superior Auto mode
Get cleaner, more dynamic pictures
and fewer missed shots. The camera
automatically recognizes the correct
scene mode, then quickly shoots and
combines up to six shots to produce
images with greater clarity, optimum
dynamic range using backlight
correction HDR technology and lower
image noise using 6 shots layering
technology. Superior Auto intelligently
detects 33 scenes for still images and
movies, making it easy to get the best
Digital Zoom
Capturing the right shot at the right
moment has never been so easy.
Digital zoom brings the action up close
to get that perfect shot, every time.
Optical SteadyShot™ image
Optical SteadyShot™ image
stabilization uses a built-in gyro sensor
to detect camera shake and
automatically shifts the lens to help
prevent blur without sacrificing image
Soft Skin mode
Portrait subjects will love the results. Soft
Skin mode recognizes skin tones and
reduces the appearance of blemishes
and wrinkles without affecting the rest of
the shot.
Natural Flash
Conventional point-and-shoot camera
flash shots just don't capture colors the
way the eye sees them. Natural Flash
mode takes a reference shot without
flash and then uses that reference to
correct the color, for far more lifelike
Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens with
25mm equivalent wide 5x Optical
The high-performance Carl Zeiss® VarioTessar® 5x optical zoom lens brings
distant subjects closer for video
recording as well as for outdoor, sports,
and travel photos, and Close Focus
shoots close-ups up to within a ½ ” of
the subject. A wide angle of 25mm
equivalent wide-angle lens allows you
to take wider shots of the scene or
group in crowded spaces.
HDMI™ output
Smile Shutter™ technology
Face Detection technology
Motion Detection
Anti-blink Function
Sweep Multi Angle™ mode
Anti-Motion Blur Mode
TransferJet™ technology
Compatible with PC and MAC Systems
Includes Sony® PMB (Picture Motion
Browser) Software ver. 5.51
Includes Sony® PMB Portable software2
Camera w/Low-light performance/HD movie
Embedded GPS: No
Intelligent Auto: Yes
Shockproof: No
Convenience Features
Power Save Mode: Standard / Stamina / Off
Media/Battery Indicator: Yes / Yes
Red-Eye Reduction: Auto / On / Off
Erase/Protect: Erase: Single / Select / Date / Folder /
MP4 / AVCHD, Protect: Single / Select / Date / Folder /
Smile Shutter™ technology: Yes
Superior Auto: Yes
Sweep Panorama: Intelligent Sweep Panorama / 3D
Sweep Panorama / Sweep Multi Angle
Tracking Focus: Off / Auto
Waterproof: No
Shooting Tips: Yes
Inputs and Outputs
HD Output: HDMI / Component (1080i)
LCD Display
Histogram: Yes
LCD Type: 3.0" XtraFine LCD (921K dots)
Grid Display: Yes (Off / On)
Angle Adjustment: No
Brightness Control: 5 steps
Flash Coverage: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.05-Approx. 5.3m
(Approx. 0.16'-Approx. 17.39') (W) / Approx. 1.0Approx. 2.2m (Approx. 3.28'-Approx. 7.22') (T), ISO3200:
up to Approx. 7.5m (Approx. 24.60') (W) / Approx.
3.2m (Approx. 10.50') (T)
Flash Modes: Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off
Focus Control
AF Illuminator: Auto / Off
PictBridge Compatible: No
TransferJet: Send: Yes (Single / Select , U2 Version),
Receive: Yes (U2 Version)
HD Output: HDMI / Component (1080i)
SD Output: Yes
USB Port(s): Yes - Multi Use Terminal
Memory Card Slot: MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC
Party Shot Compatible: Yes
Processor: BIONZ™
Imaging Sensor: 1/2.3" (7.77mm) "Exmor R" CMOS
Aperture: iAuto (F2.6/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter) /
Program Auto (F2.6/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter)
Smart Zoom® Technology: 10M: Approx. 6.3x (Total),
5M: Approx. 8.9x (Total), VGA: Approx. 36x (Total),
16:9 (2M): Approx. 12x (Total)
Digital Zoom: Smart Zoom / Precision Digital Zoom / Off
Optical Zoom: 5x
Minimum Focus Distance: iAuto (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16')
to Infinity, T: Approx. 100cm (3.28') to Infinity)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Still 16:9: 28-140mm /
Still 4:3: 25-125mm / Movie 16:9: 29-145mm / Movie 4:3:
Lens Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups (including 3
aspheric elements)
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Aperture (Max.): F2.6 (W)-6.3 (T)
Aspheric Elements: 3
Effective Picture Resolution: 16.2MP
Pixel Gross: 16.8MP
Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
Exposure System
D-Range Optimizer: Standard
ISO: Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
Noise Reduction: Clear RAW NR / NR Slow Shutter
Scene Mode(s): High Sensitivity / Soft snap /
Landscape / Twilight Portrait / Twilight / Gourmet /
Beach / Snow / Fireworks / Pet / Soft Skin / Handheld
Twilight / Anti Motion Blur / Backlight Correction HDR
White Balance Mode: Auto (Intelligent) / Daylight /
Cloudy / Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting) /
Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting) /
Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) /
Incandescent / Flash / One Push
Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / 3EV step
Metering Modes: Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
Battery Type: LITHIUM ION NP-BN1 3.6V
Battery Capacity: typical: 2.3Wh (630mAh), minimum:
2.2Wh (600mAh)
Power Consumption (in Operation): Approx. 1.1W
Number of Still Images: 210
Power Requirements: AC Adaptor: AC 100V to 240V,
50/60 Hz, 70mA
Supplied Software: Windows : PMB (Picture Motion
Browser) Ver. 5.5, PMB Portable
Advanced Features
Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot™ Image
In-Camera Editing: Trimming / Red Eye Correction /
Unsharp Masking
Face Detection: 8 Faces (Auto / Off / Child Priority /
Adult Priority / Key Selected Face Memory)
Anti Motion Blur: Yes
Background Defocus: Yes
Blink Detection: Yes
Dustproof: No
Dual Record: Yes
Audio Format: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Burst Mode: Approx 10 fps at 16.2MP (Maximum 10
Self-timer: Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Shutter Speeds: iAuto (2" - 1/1,600) / Program Auto (1" 1/1,600)
Imaging Sensor
Type: None
Diopter Adjustment: No
Sweep Multi Angle Image Size: 1,920 x 1,080 (15views)
Still Image Mode: JPEG
Still Image Size 3:2: No
Photo Capture from Movie: No
Drive System
Still Image Size 4:3: 16M (4,608 x 3,456), 10M (3,648 x
2,736), 5M (2,592 x 1,944), VGA (640 x 480), 3D: 16M
(4,608 x 3,456) / 16:9 (12M) (4,608 x 2,592)
Video Format: AVCHD / MP4 / MPEG-4 AVC(H.264)
Media Type: optional “Memory Stick Duo” (No movie
recording), optional “Memory Stick PRO Duo” (Mark 2
only for movie recording), optional “Memory Stick
PRO-HG Duo”, optional SD Memory Card (Class 4 or
higher), optional SDHC Memory Card (Class 4 or
higher), optional SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or
Microphone/Speaker: Stereo / Mono
Still Image Max Effective Resolution: Approx. 16.2
Video Mode: 1,920 X1,080 (FX) Approx 24Mbps Approx
60fps interlace
1,920 X1,080 (FH) Approx 17Mbps Approx 60fps
1,440 X1,080 (HQ) Approx 9Mbps Approx 60fps
1,440 x 1,080 Approx 12Mbps Approx 30fps, Progressive
1,280 x 720 Approx 6Mbps Approx 30fps, Progressive
640 x 480 (VGA) Approx 3Mbps Approx 30fps,
Panorama Still Image Size: 2D: 7,152 x 1,080 (222deg) /
4,912 x 1,080 (153deg) / 4,912 x 1,920 (164deg) / 3,424 x
1,920 (114deg), 3D: 7,152 x 1,080 (222deg) / 4,912 x
1,080 (153deg) / 4,912 x 1,920 (164deg) / 3,424 x 1,920
(114deg) / 1,920 x 1,080 (60deg)
Still Image Size 16:9: 12M (4,608 x 2,592) / 2M (1,920 x
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AF Modes: 9 points AF (Under Face Undetected) /
Center Weighted AF / Spot AF
Weight: 4.9 oz. (139g)
Measurements: W x H x D: 3 3/4" x 2 1/4" x
25/32" (94.6mm x 56.3mm x 19.8mm)
Supplied Accessories
Battery (NP-BN1)
USB Charger (AC-UB10)
USB Cable
Wrist Strap
Color: Black
UPC Code: 027242808652
1. PMB requires Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3/ Windows Vista
® SP2/Windows 7 environments not supported. Not supported by
Mac OS® .
2. Uploading directly to the web requires PMB Portable for Windows or
Mac and USB cable (included), and PC with internet connectivity.
Windows® XP SP3 64-bit and Starter Edition and Windows Vista
® Starter Edition environments not supported.
3. Movie recording is limited to 29 minute segments.
4. 3D viewing requires 3D HDTV, a high speed HDMI™ cable (supporting
at least 10.2 Gbps) connection and 3D glasses (all sold separately).
5. TransferJet™ enabled media (sold separately) and TransferJet
technology required in both devices. Interoperability and
compatibility among TransferJet™ enabled devices may vary.
6. HD Viewing requires an HD output adapter cable (VMC-MD3) and
compatible HDTV, both sold separately.
© 2011 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, Cyber-shot, Optical
SteadyShot, BIONZ, Xtra Fine LCD, Smile Shutter, TransferJet, Exmor R,
Sweep Multi Angle, Smile Shutter, DVDirect. Microsoft, Windows, and
Windows Vista are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Blu-ray Disc is a
trademark. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC. iMovie, Mac, and
the Works with iMovie logo and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple
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Last Updated: 03/07/2011
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