General

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Brand
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Sony
Lowest price
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Unknown
Announced
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January 2012
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Megapixels
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18 MP
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Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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9.8 MP
Native resolution
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4896 × 3672
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Pixel size
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1.6 µm²
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Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3.3"
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Resolution
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1,229k dots
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Touch screen
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Yes
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Flips out
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No
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Lens

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Zoom
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5x
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Wide angle
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26 mm
Telephoto
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130 mm
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Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.5
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/4.8
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Macro focus
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3.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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96×58×16 mm
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Depth
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0.6"
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Weight
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129 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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Yes
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Viewfinder

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Type
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None
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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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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 1,440 x 1,080 @ 30fps
  4. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

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

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown
Battery life
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220 shots
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Continuous shooting
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10 fps
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Focus system

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Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Focus points
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9
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Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/1600s
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Min
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2s
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Flash

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Built-in flash
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Yes
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Popup
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No
External connection
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No

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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  1. Memory Stick Duo
  2. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  3. Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo