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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F828

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 08/15/2003, Updated: 02/05/04


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F828


General

Model Name:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F828 
Model Number: F828 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $1200.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2003-10-01
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired, optional 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: metal 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 34.5 oz (978 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 5.3 x 3.6 x 6.2 in.
(134 x 91 x 157 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264x2448, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x112
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.00
CCD Size (inches): 2/3" 
CCD Filter Type: RGB+E 
CCD Manufacturer: Sony CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 2
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.14x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 5-area Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 23 cm to Infinity
9.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 - 10000 cm
0.8 - 4081.6 in
Min Macro Area: 54 x 40 mm
2.1 x 1.6 in
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.0
Aperture Range Description:  
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 58 mm
Lens Thread Type: Lens threads 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: 0.44" 235k pixel TFT LCD EVF 
Optical VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 134,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800
ISO Rating Max: 800
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto / Forced On / Forced Off, Red-eye Reduction On / Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description:  
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Advanced Hot Shoe (compatible with HVL-F32X, HVL-F1000), ACC terminal 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Microdrive 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: CCD-RAW, TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: MPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Pixela Image Mixer for Sony v1.5, SPVD-010 USB Driver, Sony RAW Conversion 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 9999.99
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 9999.99
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary InfoLithium rechargeable 
Usable Battery Types: NP-FM50 InfoLithium 
Batteries Included: 1 x NP-FM50 InfoLithium rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Does not come with a flash card. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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