Summary Sony FD-81

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2
Screen resolution
Help 84k dots
Wide angle
Help 37 mm
Movie format
Help Unknown
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The Sony FD-81 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

The Sony FD-81 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard


The Sony FD-81 vs other recent digicams

Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Announced Old Help
November 1998
Zoom Below average zoom Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

The Sony FD-81 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
84k dots
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (140×105×61 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
100 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
0.8 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Weight Heavy Help
580 g
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
1/60 of a second
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
37 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
Thickness Thick Help
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable


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