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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Cyber-shot DSC-W290
Date announced 2009-02-17
MSRP $250
Street price N/A
Official site Cyber-shot DSC-W290 Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CCD)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 5X optical + 2X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
28mm - 140mm
Max aperture F3.3 - F5.2
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (10 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses Yes
Supports underwater case
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 230,400 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation
ISO range 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (MPEG-4)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies No
 
Storage method 11MB onboard memory + Memory Stick Duo
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
2-70
 
Battery used NP-BG1 (1), NP-FG1 (1)
Shop for extra batteries
Battery life
(CIPA standard)
300 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output No
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
3.9 x 2.4 x 0.9 in (99.1 x 61.0 x 22.9 mm)
Weight (empty) 5.1 oz (145 g)
 
Included software Picture Motion Browser 4
 
Misc. notes Comes in silver, black, blue, and bronze
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