Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 Compact Digital Camera

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 Digital Camera The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 Digital Camera is a highly durable compact point-and-shoot camera featuring a 16.1MP 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD image sensor for producing high resolution still imagery and HD 720p video. This sensor is benefitted by the inclusion of a 4x optical zoom lens, giving a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 25-100mm. For shooting in low-lit conditions and when working at longer zoom magnifications, Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to counter the effects of camera shake.

Where this camera truly excels is through its ability to perform in cold or wet conditions, or its durability to withstand drops and harsh elements. The TF1 is waterproof to a depth rating of 33' / 10.1m; shockproof to protect the camera from falls up to 5' / 1.5m high; freezeproof to temperatures as low as 14F / -10C; and dustproof to ensure the inner-components remain fully-function in generally rough conditions.

For monitoring and playback of images, and for navigating the menu system, a 2.7" 460k-dot Clear Photo LCD is available and offers five brightness steps to aid in viewing in bright conditions. There are also a host of camera effects to further refine the appearance of your imagery including Picture Effects, Beauty Effects, Face Detection and Smile Shutter, 360 Sweep Panorama, iAuto, and Advanced Flash.

Rugged Camera Design

The TF1 performs equally as well in the best of conditions as it does under some of the harshest and most demanding ones. Its compact form factor paired with durable construction make this camera ideal for carrying at all times:
Waterproof to a depth of 33' / 10.1m
Shockproof from a height of 5' / 1.5m
Freeze proof to a temperature of 14F / -10C
Dustproof due to an airtight construction

16.1MP Super HAD CCD Sensor and HD Video

A 16.1 megapixel 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD image sensor is used to produce high resolution imagery that is well-benefitted by the 4x optical zoom lens and Optical SteadyShot image stabilization. The combination of these technologies renders sharp, detailed imagery suitable for both printing and sharing online. The sensor also enables HD video recording up to 1280 x 720p format at 30fps. 4x Optical Zoom Lens and Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization A built-in 4x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 25-100mm, giving wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit most shooting situations. Six aspherical lenses are integrated into the lens' construction, helping to reduce chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range.

Significantly benefitting this lens' long-range abilities is built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, which helps to lessen the appearance of camera shake. 2-Way Active Mode functions by correcting for both vertical and horizontal motion, making it suitable for producing sharp imagery while moving.

Other Camera Features

The 2.7" 460k-dot Clear Photo LCD monitor is a bright, clear means for composing imagery and reviewing photos and videos.

Picture Effects help to add increased mood to imagery by altering their appearance to suit your creative direction. Effects include Toy Camera, Pop Color, and Partial Color effect amongst others.

Beauty Effect gives you the ability to enhance subjects' skin tones, smooth the appearance of their skin, remove blemishes and shine, whiten teeth, and more.

iAuto mode intelligently analyzes the scene in which you are photographing in and will optimize camera settings to best render the situation accurately.

360 Sweep Panorama allows you to create wide panoramic images in-camera by simply sweeping your camera about the scene.

Advanced Flash works to improve the overall effectiveness of the built-in flash and provide greater illumination to light up more of the scene in darker situations.

Face detection and Smile Shutter work to improve portraits by emphasizing focus and exposure on the subjects' face and automatically releasing the shutter when a smile is detected. Jan 8, 2013 

Specifications
Body type Compact  
Sensor
Max resolution 4608 x 3456  
Other resolutions 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16.1 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 16.4 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
White balance presets 8  
Custom white balance No  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25 100 mm  
Optical zoom 4  
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
 
Digital zoom Yes  
Manual focus No  
Macro focus range 1 cm (.39)  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 2.7  
Screen dots 460,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT LCD display  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.6 - F4.7  
Minimum shutter speed 2 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 3.9 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync, Advanced Flash  
Continuous drive Yes (1 fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
 
Exposure compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
Format
  • Motion JPEG
 
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo  
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI No  
Remote control No  
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Waterproof, Dustproof, Shockproof , Freeze proof)  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion NP-BN battery and charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 240  
Weight (inc. batteries) 152 g (0.34 lb / 5.36 oz)  
Dimensions 102 x 62 x 23 mm (4.02 x 2.44 x .91)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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