Summary Sony FD-97

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Help 10x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 123k dots
Wide angle
Help 39 mm
Movie format
Help Unknown
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The Sony FD-97 vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting


The Sony FD-97 vs other recent digicams

Size Quite large Help
Large (126×125×184 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/500 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
100 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
1.9 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/3" 5.27x3.96mm
Announced Old Help
February 2001
Weight Very heavy Help
990 g
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds

The Sony FD-97 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
123k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
39 mm
Screen size Small screen Help
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible


front photo of the Sony Mavica FD-97


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