Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700 Review

Review Date: February 23rd 2009
Author: Zoltan Arva-Toth

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Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
Page 3
Sample Images
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

Specifications

Lens

Optical Zoom

4x

Precision Digital Zoom

Approx. 8x (Total)

Smart Zoom

up to 22x (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. 10.1M

Bionz Processor

YES

Face Detection

YES

Smile Shutter

YES

A/D Conversion (DXP) (Bit)

14

Clear RAW NR

YES

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

Focus Preset

NO

Aperture Auto Mode

YES

Aperture Priority Mode

NO

Aperture Manual Mode

NO

Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec)

1/4-1/1000

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, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)

Scene Selection

Twilight, Twilight portrait, Soft snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, High speed shutter, High Sensitivity, Underwater, Gourmet

AF Illuminator

YES

Flash Mode

Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash

Distance limitations using Flash (m)

0.08-4.3m (wide), 0.5-3.4m (tele)

Pre-flash

YES

Red-eye Reduction

YES

Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash

YES

Super SteadyShot

Super 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 (4GB)

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

Burst Interval (approximately sec)

0.62

Still Image size (10 Mega 3648 x 2736)

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)

YES

Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432)

YES

Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Fine, 640x480, 30fps)

YES

Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Standard, 640x480, 16.6fps)

YES

Moving Image Size (QVGA: 320 x 240 8.3fps)

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)

1.6

Menu Language

Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

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-Silicon (MS614S)

Weight (g)

135

Weight with Accessories (g)

160

Supplied Software

Windows: Picture Motion Browser Ver.3.2 + USB Driver + Picture Package Music Transfer

Supplied Accessories

Rechargeble battery pack (NP-BD1), Battery charger, Multi connector cable, Power Cord, Wrist Strap, CD-ROM, Station Plate F

Dimensions

Width (mm)

95

Height (mm)

58.4

Depth (mm)

16.4

   
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
Page 3
Sample Images
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

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