Sony DSC-H9 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9 
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General
Model Number: DSC-H9 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $479.99
Street Price: $399.00
Date Available: 2007-04-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 19.3 oz (546 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 3.3 x 3.4 in.
(110 x 83 x 86 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
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: 2.0
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/16.6, 8
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 31 - 465 mm
Zoom Ratio: 15.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to 30x Smart Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 - 5.6 (wide) / f/4.5 - 8 (tele) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type, color LCD 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 5.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent-1, Fluorescent-2, Fluorescent-3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push (custom) 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Portait, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Advanced Sports Shooting 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Sync, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: W:0.7-32.2 ft (0.2-9.8m) T:3.9-19.7 ft (1.2-6m) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo 
Memory Included (MB): 31.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format:  
Movie File Format: MPEG1 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: HD 1080i video out with optional cable 
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser v2.0, Music Transfer, USB Driver  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 280
Notes & Features: Night-Shot, Super Steady Shot optical image stabilization; Tilting 3" LCD, HD video out (1080i); Face-Detect AF, In-camera retouching (Soft Focus, Fish-eye, Cross Filter, Partial Color Filter, Red-eye Correction, Trimming).  

 


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