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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T50 
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General
Model Number: DSC-T50
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $500.00
Street Price: $363.98
Date Available: 2006-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.0 oz (170 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 57 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony
Effective Megapixels: 7.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 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),
1632 x 1224 (2.0 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30.00)
160x112 (8.30)
Movie File Format: MPEG VX
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 Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/8 (wide) / f/4.3 - f/10 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 0 cm
0.4 - 0.0 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, 14x Smart Zoom
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 5-area Contrast Detect
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 5.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 1 - 1/1000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, High-Speed Shutter, High Sensitivity, Magnifying Glass (Super Macro), Soft Snap
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, On, On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Synch, Slow Synch w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 11.1 ft (0.1 - 3.4 m); Tele: 0.8 - 8.8 ft (0.25 - 2.7 m)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MPEG VX
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC In
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 1.440
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 1.330
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.020
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 4
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.370
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.490
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.012
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.410
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.700
Shutdown Time: 1.500
Play -> Record Time: 1.100
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.300
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FR1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FR1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 400
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Windows: Picture Motion Browser v1.1, USB Driver, Picture Package Music Transfer; Mac: Music Transfer
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000/ME/XP; Macintosh OS X (v 10.1-10.4)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: LCD display is touch-screen type

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