• 1/2.5 inch 24.7mm2
  • 7.2 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730
  • Nikon Coolpix S33
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Nikon W100
S33 vs W100
General
Model Number: DSC-S730 S33
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $129.95 $149.95
Street Price: $103.95 $125.98
Date Available: 2008-01-30 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.7 oz (189 g)
includes batteries
6.3 oz (180 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
(91 x 61 x 29 mm)
4.3 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(110 x 67 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 33.00 feet (10 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Super HAD  
Effective Megapixels: 7.2 13.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch 1/3.1 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm) 16.45mm2 (4.70mm x 3.50mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.88 microns 1.13 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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),
640 x 380 (0.2 MP, Other)
4160 x 3120 (13.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 4.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30.00) 1920x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p/​15p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sony lens NIKKOR; 6 elements in 5 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105mm 30 - 90mm
Focal Length (actual): 5.8 - 17.4mm 4.1 - 12.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.8 (tele) - ??? f/3.3 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to 14x Smart Zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection Contrast Detection: Center, Face detection, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.4 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 112,000 dots 230,000 dots (76,666 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1250 125-1600
Auto ISO Mode: No Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash WB Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 1/8 sec 1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes:   Matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Program Auto Exposure: No Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, High Sensitivity Backlighting, Bubble Effect, Cartoon Effect, Close Up, Diorama effect, Fireworks, Food, Interval shooting, Miniature Movie, Mirror, Neon Effect, Night Scenes, Picture Series, Soft, Underwater, Underwater Face Framing
Self Timer:   10, smile seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synch, Off Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.5 - 3.5m; Tele: 0.5 - 2.0m Auto ISO: [W]: 0.3 to 3.1m (1 ft. to 10 ft.) [T]: 0.6 to 1.7m (2 ft. to 5 ft. 6 in.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: 22.0 MB 25.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Multi-jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8 4.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   11
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.8 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 440 shots 220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA Proprietary EN-EL19
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA alkaline disposable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL19 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser V2.2, Picture Package Music Transfer  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof (33ft/10m), shockproof (5ft/1.5m) and freezeproof (14F/-10C). Available in white or blue.