Sony DSC-S950 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950 
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General
Model Number: DSC-S950
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $130.00
Street Price:  
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.8 oz (135 g)
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(93 x 56 x 24 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony SuperHAD
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch:  
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution:  
Image File Format:
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: MotionJPEG AVI
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Sony lens; 7 elements in 6 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 33 - 132 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.5 / f5.1 (wide) / f/5.6 / ? (tele)
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 0 cm
2.0 - 0.0 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2 x Precision Digital Zoom, up to 22x Smart Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection, 9-area
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, Incandescent, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 1 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Six scene modes
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On , Slow Syncro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: SO Auto: Approx.0.5 - Approx.3.5m(W) / Approx.0.5 - Approx.1.5 m(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.7.0 m(W) / Approx.3.0 m(T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support:
Movie File Format: MotionJPEG AVI
Included Memory:  
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash recycle time (seconds):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BK1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x NP-BK1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Windows: Picture Motion Browser Vers 4.0 (Mac not supported)
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:

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