Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 Review

Review Date: May 21st 2007
Author: Gavin Stoker

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Optical Zoom 5x
Precision Digital Zoom 10x
Smart Zoom up to 25x (with VGA)
F 3.5-4.4
Focal Length (f= mm) 5.8-29.0
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion) 35-175
Macro (cm) Wide: 1-infinity, Tele: 35-infinity
Filter Diameter (mm) NO
Conversion Lens compatibility NO
NightShot NO
NightFraming NO
Image Sensory
CCD Type Super HAD CCD
Size (Inches) 1/2.5
Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels) 8.0
Bionz Processor YES
Face Detection YES
A/D Conversion (DXP) (Bit) 14.0
Auto Focus Method (Single) YES
Auto Focus Method (Monitoring) 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) NO
Manual Focus NO
Aperture Auto Mode YES
Aperture Priority Mode NO
Aperture Manual Mode NO
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec) 1/4-1/1000
Shutter Speed Manual Mode (sec) NO
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
Contrast Setting NO
ISO Sensitivity (REI) Yes (Auto,80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600,3200)
Scene Selection Twilight, Twilight portrait, Soft snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, High-speed shutter, High Sensitivity
Flash Mode Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
Distance limitations using Flash (m) ISO Auto; 0.1-3.7m (wide), 0.8-2.9m (tele)
Pre-flash YES
Red-eye Reduction YES
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash YES
LCD/ Viewfinder
LCD Screen Size (inches) 3.0
LCD Total Dots Number 230000.0
LCD Monitor Type TFT
Auto Bright Monitoring YES
LCD Field of View (%) 100.0
Optical Viewfinder NO
Electrical Viewfinder NO
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 (31MB)
Recording Format JPEG, MPEG1
Memory Stick Pro Interface Parallel
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) YES
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) YES
Burst Mode (shots) 100.0
Burst Interval (approximately sec) 0.46
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 (3:2 mode, 3264 x 2176) YES
Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Fine, 640x480, 30fps) YES
Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Standard, 640x480, 16.6fps) YES
Moving Image Size (MPEG Presentation, 320x240, 8.3fps) YES
Playback/ Edit
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
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) 1.5
Menu Language Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Bluetooth Function NO
Multi use Terminal with HD YES
Digital I/O (USB) NO
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed YES
Power/ Others
Battery System Lithium N
Supplied Battery NP-BG1
Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting condition 340 shots, 170min (CIPA standard with LCD screen on)
Battery for Clock Manganese-Silicon (MS614)
Weight (g) 141.0
Weight with Accessories (g) 172.0
Supplied Software Windows : Picture Motion BrowserVer.2.0 + USB Driver + Picture Package Music Transfer
Supplied Accessories Rechargeble battery pack (NP-BG1), Battery charger, Multi connector cable, Wrist Strap, CD-ROM
Width (mm) 91.8
Height (mm) 59.2
Depth (mm) 22.3
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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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