Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Digital Camera

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Digital Camera The Sony DSC-W710 Cyber-shot Digital Compact Camera is substantially a compact point & shoot camera containing a 1/2.3 inch 16.1 megapixel Super HAD CCD imaging sensor for delivering high resolution still images along with 720p HD video. This sensor takes advantage of the included optical 5xzoom lens, offering a 28-140mm. equivalent 35mm-focal length range for photographing in low-light environments and when shooting at longer zoom ranges, SteadyShot image stabilizer helps to offset camera shake effects.

For composing and playback of photos, along with navigating thru the menu system, the 230k-dot , 2.7 inch Clear Photo LCD comes standard and provides five brightness adjustments to assist viewing in bright situations. There are also many camera effects for additionally refining the look of your photos including Beauty Effects, Picture Effects, Smile Shitter, Face Detection, Advanced Flash. and 360 Sweep Panorama

16.1 Megapixel Super HAD CCD Imaging Sensor plus HD Video
The Sony W710 combines a 1/2.3 inch 16.1 megapixel Super HAD CCD imaging sensor for creating high resolution images that taxes advantage of the optical5x zoom lens along with the SteadyShot image stabilizer. These technologies combined renders sharp, detailed images well suited for both sharing online and printing . The sensor also features HD video recording capability as much as 1280 x 720p image format using 30 frames per second.

Optical 5x Zoom Lens along with SteadyShot Image Stabilizer
A built-in optical 5x zoom lens delivers an focal length perspective of 28 thru 140mm in 35mm-equivalent format, giving wide-angle thru telephoto range ideal for most shooting scenarios.

The lens long-range abilities significantly benefits from the on-board SteadyShot image stabilizer, which helps to diminish the camera shake appearance in both vertical and horizontal planes.

Additional Camera Features

The 230k-dot 2.7 inch Clear Photo LCD screen monitor is a brilliant, clear medium for composing shots and for reviewing pictures and videos.

Smile Shutter and Face detection work in harmony for improving portraits by emphasizing exposure and focus on the faces of subjects by releasing the shutter automatically as a smile is revealed.

Beauty Effect allows you to enhance the skin tones of your subjects and smooth their skin appearance, remove sheen and blemishes, whiten teeth, and much more.

Picture Effects assist in adding an increased mood to pictures by adjusting their look to go along with your creative mood. Effects include Pop Color, Toy Camera, and Partial Color effects among others.

360 Sweep Panorama lets you generate wide panoramic images on-board the camera by a simple sweep of your camera over the scene

Advanced Flash improves the overall success of the on-board flash unit and delivers more light to illuminate more of the setting while in darker environments. Jan 8, 2013 ✓

Body type Compact  
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  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
White balance presets 6  
Custom white balance Yes (1)  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28 140 mm  
Optical zoom 5  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes  
Manual focus No  
Macro focus range 10 cm (3.94)  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 2.7  
Screen dots 230,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT LCD display  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.2 - F6.5  
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 2.8 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
  • MPEG-4
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion NP-BN battery and charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 240  
Weight (inc. batteries) 114 g (0.25 lb / 4.02 oz)  
Dimensions 97 x 55 x 20 mm (3.82 x 2.17 x .79)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Digital Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 4.5