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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: DSC-W90
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price: $229.99
Date Available: 2007-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.5 oz (155 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(91 x 58 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.76 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: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 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),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/16.6)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: MPEG1
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 (6 elements in 5 groups, 3 aspherical)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - 8(W), f/5.2 - 14.8(T)
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to 14x Smart Zoom
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-area Contrast Detection with Face Detect
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 5.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent-1, Fluorescent-2, Fluorescent-3, Incandescent, Flash WB
Shutter Speed Range: 1 - 1/1600
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, High Sensitivity, Soft Snap
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synch, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: W:0.6-10.8 ft (0.2-3.3m) T:1.3-5.9 ft (0.4-1.8m)
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: MPEG1
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): HD 1080i video out with optional cable or cradle
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: Proprietary NP-BG1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 350
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser v2.0, Music Transfer , USB Driver
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Super Steady Shot optical image stabilization; 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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