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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F707

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 08/20/2001 (Full production model update 11/20/2001)

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F707


Model Name:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F707 
Model Number: DSC-F707 
Camera Format: Swivel 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $999.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-09-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 22.4 oz (635 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 6.4 x 4.9 x 2.7 in.
(162 x 124 x 68 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2560x1920, 2560x1712, 2048x1536, 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 160x112, 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.02
CCD Size (inches): 2/3 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 2
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 190 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 - 50 cm
0.8 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 43 x 32 mm
1.7 x 1.3 in
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.0
Aperture Range Description: f/2.0 - f/8.0 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 58 mm
Lens Thread Type: Lens Thread 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Eye-level LCD 
Optical VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 123,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 5.00
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 4
White Balance Settings: Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, One-Push 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, On, On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 5.0
Flash Range Description: 1.6 - 16.4 feet (0.5 - 5 meters) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Sync for HVL-F1000 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: Memory Stick 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG, GIF 
Movie File Format: MPEG 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: USB Drivers, MGI PhotoSuite SE, MGI VideoWave III 
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 2.600 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.200 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.700 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 4.590 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 4.590 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.110 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.600 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.180 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 39.300 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.690 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.250 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 3
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.890
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 16.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 15.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 5400.00
Download speed, KB/second: 616.00
Battery Form Factor: NP-FM50 InfoLithium M 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium rechargeable 
Batteries Included: NP-FM50 InfoLithium
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: 14-bit A/D conversion. Has focus confirmation feature (magnifies image on LCD display) for manual focusing. Hologram AF feature projects pattern of laser light to aid focusing. User-adjustable sharpening (+/-2 steps). Flash brightness adjustment (Auto, High, Low). LCD brightness adjustment (On, Off, Adjustable). Viewfinder is 180k pixel eye-level LCD. InfoLithium Acu-power meter shows battery life remaining in minutes. As well as resolutions above, also has 320x240 pixel 'email' mode. Voice memo mode allows annotation of images with audio clips. Clip Motion mode records 160x120 or 80x72 pixel Animated GIF files. MPEG recording at 160x112 or 320x240 pixels, 8 fps to media capacity, or 16fps up to 15 seconds. Movies allow cue/review and in-camera dividing. Comes bundled with neck strap, lens cap with tether, 16MB Memory Stick, NP-FM50 Infolithium battery, AC adapter, AV cable, USB cable, software CD and user guide. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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