High-end optics combine with everyday ease of use in the DSC-W1 Cyber-shot digital camera.
The DSC-W1 features a 1/1.8" Super HAD CCD and a 3X optical zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, both come together to give you stunningly detailed 5.1 Megapixel (2592 x 1944 resolution) images. Other features include manual exposure control, 5 area multi-point auto focus and MPEG Movie VX video mode.
Even though it is packed with features, the DSC-W1 was designed to be incredibly easy to use. The huge 2.5-inch LCD monitor, live histogram display, 6 scene modes, and PictBridge compatibility all combine to make taking a picture and making a print simpler than ever before.
Features and Specifications: 1/1.8" 5.1 Megapixel Super HAD CCD - Super HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCDs provide excellent image quality by allowing more light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity and reducing noise. 3X Optical/2X Digital/6X Total Zoom - Optical zoom helps you fill the frame with your subject for better pictures. And Sony?s Precision Digital Zoom helps bring your subject closer with an extra 2X magnification. 2.5" LCD Monitor - The extra-large high-resolution 123K LCD Monitor makes framing shots and reviewing pictures easy. Live Histogram Display - Available in capture and playback, the Live Histogram Displays the concentration of pixels at each luminosity value, making it easy to evaluate correct exposure. Manual Exposure Mode - Manual Exposure Mode provides extended control with 46-step adjustable Shutter speed (30 ? 1/1000 sec.) and 2-step Aperture control. Selectable Focus Mode - Monitoring AF (Auto Focus) helps you anticipate the action by focusing even before you press the shutter release. Pre-Flash Metering - With a momentary pre-flash, the camera illuminates the subject and sets exposure through the lens for accurate flash metering. Adjustable flash level and red-eye reduction ensure great flash shots. 9 Shot Burst Mode Capture up to 9 shots (fine) or 16 shots (standard) at 1.6 frame/sec. even at 5 MP resolution. Perfect for high speed subjects or fast moving action such as sports. Multi-Burst Mode - Captures 16 320 x 240 frames as part of a single 1280 x 960 image which plays back sequentially in the camera. Selectable 1/7.5, 1/15, 1/30 second. Conversion Lens Compatible - With the optional VAD-WA adaptor, you can add tele- or wide- conversion lenses for greater magnification or wider field of view, as well as protective and special effect filters. Rechargeable AA NiMH Batteries - The high capacity 2100 mAh AA NiMH batteries provide reliable, long-lasting power for continuous shooting. The supplied BC-CS2 charger provides a convenient way to charge the batteries. Dimensions: 3 9/16" x 2 3/8" x 1 7/16" (91 x 60 x 36mm) Weight: 6.9 oz (189g) Body; 9.2 oz. (250g) Body w/Battery, Media, Wrist Strap