Sony W730 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W730 
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General
Model Number: W730 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $139.00
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Date Available: 2013-01-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.3 oz (122 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(93 x 52 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 16.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 16.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 8.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.3 (W) / f/6.3 (T) - ?? 
Lens Thread:  
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting), Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set 
Shutter Speed Range: 2 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Soft snap, Soft Skin, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Pet mode; D-Range Optimizer: Standard, Plus, Off; Sweep Panorama, Sweep Panorama (360) 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3 - 2.8m (W) / Approx. 1.5 - 2.0m (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC/H.264) with monaural sound 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multiuse Terminal (AV(composite)/USB) 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BN 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BN Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 200
Notes & Features: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, 720p HD movies, 360 Sweep Panorama mode, Advanced Flash mode, Beauty Effect. Available in silver, pink or blue. 

 


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