General

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Brand
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Sony
Lowest price
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Unknown
Announced
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January 2010
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Sensor size
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1/2.5" 6.31x4.21mm
Megapixels
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9 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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None

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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9 MP
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Native resolution
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3456 × 2592
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Pixel size
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3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3"
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Resolution
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230k dots
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Touch screen
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No
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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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10x
Wide angle
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25 mm
Telephoto
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250 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.5
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.5
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Macro focus
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5.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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102×58×29 mm
Depth
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1.1"
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Weight
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200 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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No

Viewfinder

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Type
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None
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Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps
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. 1,440 x 1,080 @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

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Panorama
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Yes
HDR
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No
3D
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No
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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2200 ms
Shutter lag
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350 ms
Battery life
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Unknown
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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Unknown
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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30s
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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
  2. Memory Stick Duo
  3. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  4. SD
  5. SDHC