Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900 Review

3.5
June 17, 2009 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Lens

Optical Zoom 4x
Precision Digital Zoom Approx. 8x (Total)
Smart Zoom up to 25x (with VGA)
F 3.5-4.6
Focal Length (f= mm) 6.18-24.7
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion) 35-140
Macro (cm) Wide: Approx. 8-Infinity, Tele: Approx.50-Infinity
Filter Diameter (mm) NO
Conversion Lens compatibility NO
NightShot NO
NightFraming NO
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens YES

Image Sensory

CCD Type Super HAD CCD
Size (Inches) 1/2.3

Camera

Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels) Approx. 12.1M
Bionz Processor YES
Face Detection YES
Smile Shutter YES
A/D Conversion (DXP) (Bit) 14
Clear RAW NR YES
Auto Focus Method (Intelligent) YES
Auto Focus Method (Continuous) NO
Auto Focus Area (Multi Point) YES
Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted) YES
Auto Focus Area (Spot) YES
Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot) YES (Touch)
Manual Focus NO
Focus Preset YES
Focus Preset (m) 0.5 / 1 / 3 / 7 / Unlimited distance
Aperture Auto Mode YES
Aperture Priority Mode NO
Aperture Manual Mode NO
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec) 2" - 1/1000
NR Slow Shutter YES
Hand Shake Alert YES
Exposure Control +/- 2.0 EV, 1/ 3 EV step
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash
Automatic White Balance YES
Light Metering (Multi Pattern) YES
Light Metering (Centre weighted) YES
Light Metering (Spot) YES
Sharpness Setting NO
Saturation Setting NO
Contrast Setting NO
ISO Sensitivity (REI) YES (Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)
Scene Selection Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Twilight using a tripod, Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Portrait
AF Illuminator YES
Flash Mode Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
Distance limitations using Flash (m) 0.08-4.5 (wide), 0.5-3.2 (tele)
Pre-flash YES
Red-eye Reduction YES
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash YES

Super SteadyShot

Super SteadyShot capability NO
SteadyShot capability NO
Optical SteadyShot capability YES

Auto Focus System

AF Illuminator YES

Built-In-Flash

Flash Mode Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
Red-Eye Reduction YES
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash YES

LCD/ Viewfinder

LCD Screen Size (inches) 3.5
LCD Total Dots Number 921.600
LCD Monitor Type TFT
Auto Bright Monitoring YES
LCD Field of View (%) 100
Optical Viewfinder NO
Electrical Viewfinder NO

LCD screen

LCD Field of View (%) 100

Recording

Recording Media Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™. Memory Stick PRO Duo™ High Speed, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™ (same speed as PRO Duo), Internal memory (11MB)
Recording Format JPEG, MPEG4
Memory Stick™ Pro Interface Parallel
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) YES
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) YES
Burst Mode (shots) 100
Burst Interval (approximately sec) 0.57
Still Image size (12 Mega 4000 x 3000) YES
Still Image size (10 Mega 3648 x 2736) NO
Still Image size (8.0 Mega, 3264 x 2448) YES
Still Image size (5.0 Mega, 2592 x 1944) YES
Still Image size (3.1 Mega, 2048 x 1536) YES
Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 1920 x 1080) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 3648 x 2056) NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4000 x 2248) YES
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432) NO
Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Fine, 640x480, 30fps) NO
Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Standard, 640x480, 16.6fps) NO
Moving Image Size (QVGA:  320x240 30fps) NO
Moving Image Size (QVGA: 320 x 240 8.3fps) NO
Moving Image Size (1440x1080 30fps Fine Approx.12Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1440x1080 30fps Standard Approx.7Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Fine Approx.9Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Standard Approx.6Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (640x480 30fps Approx.3Mbps) YES

Playback/ Edit

HD (High Definition) Playback YES
Slideshow Playback YES
Slideshow with Music YES
Trimming YES
Resize NO
Playback Zoom YES
Divide (MPEG) NO
Cue & Review (MPEG) YES
Index Playback YES
Image Rotation YES
Auto Image Rotation YES

General

Battery Remaining Indicator YES
Histogram Indicator YES
Exposure Warning Indicator YES
Disk / Memory Stick remaining indicator YES
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) YES
Print Image Matching YES
PictBridge YES
Shop Front Mode YES
Start up time (approximately sec) 1.4
Menu Language English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Romanian, Croatian
Bluetooth® Function NO

Jacks

Multi use Terminal with HD YES
Multi use Terminal YES
AV Out NO
Digital I/O (USB) NO
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed YES

Power/ Others

Battery System Lithium D
Supplied Battery NP-BD1
Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting condition 200 shots, 100min (CIPA standard with LCD screen on)
Battery for Clock Manganese-Lithium (MS614SE) or Cobalt Titanium Lithium UT614)
Weight (g) 123.7
Weight with Accessories (g) 147
Supplied Software Picture Motion Browser Ver.4.2 (Windows only) + Music Transfer
Supplied Accessories Rechargeable battery pack (NP-BD1), Battery Charger, Multi Connector Cable, Power Cord, Wrist Strap, CD-ROM, PaintPen, Multi-output Stand

Dimensions

Width (mm) 97.9
Height (mm) 57.8
Depth (mm) 16.3

Entry Tags

hd video, compact, 720p, 10 megapixel, 4x zoom, 3.5 inch LCD, Cybershot, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900, Sony T900, Sony DSC-T900

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