Sony DSC-G3 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DSC-G3 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $500.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-01-08
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.0 x 2.5 x 0.8 in.
(102 x 62 x 19 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.6
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/16.6, 8
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to ?x Smart Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) - f/4.6 (T) - f/10 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.5
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash WB 
Shutter Speed Range: 1 - 1/1000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Easy Shooting, High Sensitivity,Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Hi-speed Shutter, Underwater, Gourmet 
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synch, Off  
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx.0.08-Approx.4.3m (Approx.0.26 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo 
Memory Included (MB): 4000.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
Other Connection: Mutli-Use Connector  
Included Software: Sony CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary InfoLITHIUM D type 3.6V 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary InfoLITHIUM Lithium-ion rechargea
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 200
Notes & Features: Wi-Fi enabled with world's first built-in web browser, Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, Smile Shutter, Intelligent Scene Recognition and Dynamic Range Optimizer. Available in black. 

 


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