General

compared to recent compacts
Brand
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Sony
Lowest price
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$535.79
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Announced
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June, 2012
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
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Size
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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Megapixels
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20 MP
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Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO
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Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20 MP
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Native resolution
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5472 x 3648
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Pixel size
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5.8 µm²
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Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3.0"
Resolution
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1,229k dots
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Touch screen
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No
Flips out
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No

Lens

Zoom
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3.6x
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Wide angle
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28 mm
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Telephoto
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100 mm
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Aperture (wide angle)
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f/1.8
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Aperture (telephoto)
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f/4.9
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Macro focus
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5 cm

Form factor

Size
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101x58x35 mm
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Depth
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1.4"
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Weight
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213 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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No

Viewfinder

Type
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None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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No
High-speed framerate
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None
External mic jack
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No
Autofocus
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Unknown
All formats
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1080p @ 60fps
1080p @ 50fps
480p @ 30fps
1440 x 1080 @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes
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HDR
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Yes
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3D
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No
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Image stabilization
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Lens
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Supports RAW
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Yes
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GPS
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No

Performance

Startup delay
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2800 ms
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Shutter lag
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Unknown
Battery life
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330 shots
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Continuous shooting
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10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Focus points
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25
Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s
Min
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30s
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Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes
Popup
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Yes
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External connection
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No

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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Memory Stick PRO Duo
SD
SDXC
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Memory Stick Duo
SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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66.0
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Color depth
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22.6 bits
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Dynamic range
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12.4 EV
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Low light performance
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390 ISO