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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W180 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: W180
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $154.95
Date Available: 2009-07-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.9 oz (140 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.1 x 0.7 in.
(91 x 55 x 19 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Super HAD
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
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)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video:
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Sony lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 6x max.
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Single-point, center-weighted, multi-point
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
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): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8 - 1/2000
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, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow
Self Timer:  
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.5-3m (wide), 0.5-1.5m (tele)
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: Motion JPEG
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):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 1 x proprietary NP-BK1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary NP-BK1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 290
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser Ver.4.2.01
OS Compatibility: Windows
Miscellaneous
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