|Slim and stylish, the Sony DSC-S980 DSLR camera lets you capture all your special moments and cherish them over and over again. With 4x optical zoom and 1/2.3-inch Sony Super HAD CCD sensor, this Sony Cyber-shot 12.1 MP camera not only brings the subject four times closer, but also shoots beautiful, clear photos. The image stabilization feature in the Sony DSC-S980 counters handshakes to rule out image blurs. Plus, the face detection technology in this DSLR camera smartly adjusts focus, exposure, and flash to deliver true-to-life photographs of up to eight individuals. Thanks to the 2.7-inch color LCD display on this Sony Cyber-shot 12.1 MP camera, you can easily view photos, read menu, and compose shots. All things considered, this Sony Cyber-shot 12.1 MP camera aims to be a perfect travel companion.|
- 12.1 megapixels Super HAD CCD image sensor
A powerful 12.1 megapixels 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD image sensor helps you capture gorgeous images with superb contrast and clarity down to the finest detail. With 12.1 megapixels, you can create stunning, photo-quality prints up to A3 size, or crop your images and still come away with high resolution shots.
- 4x optical zoom lens
4x optical zoom lens captures sharp images, even from a distance, and enables close-up shooting up to just under 2" from the subject.
- 2.7" LCD display
A large 2.7" LCD display features sharp, natural color that makes it easy to compose shots, read menus, and view photos.
- Face Detection technology
Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus and exposure to deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
- SteadyShot digital image stabilization
SteadyShot digital image stabilization compensates for camera shake and helps prevent blur by capturing two photos at high shutter speeds and combining them into a single clear image.
- High sensitivity mode (ISO 3200)
High ISO allows for faster shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a flash. In addition to high sensitivity mode (ISO), you can select up to eight ISO settings when shooting in program auto mode to adjust sensitivity to your shooting conditions.
- Scene selection modes
Choose from seven convenient scene selection modes to quickly adjust for specific shooting conditions, including high sensitivity, twilight, twilight portrait, landscape, soft snap, snow, and beach.
- Easy shooting mode
With easy shooting mode, even beginners can take great photos. In easy shooting mode, easy-to-understand basic instructions are displayed on the LCD screen and the camera switches to all automatic settings so you can just take the picture without worrying about settings.
- Histogram display
Histogram display gives you more control over your images with the ability to optimize exposure adjustments for better detail in both light and dark areas of a photo.
- In-camera retouching tools
Retouch and enhance your photos on the go with in-camera trimming and red-eye correction functions.
- Multi-purpose resize function
The multi-purpose resize function lets you change the aspect ratio of an image right in the camera, so you can adjust images as necessary, whether you want to display them on a compatible HDTV3, e-mail them or upload them to a blog.
- Direct playback button
Direct playback button provides one-touch ability to review images while shooting, or quickly start up playback mode from power-off status.
|Camera Type||Point & Shoot|
|Sensor Resolution||12.1 MP|
|Sensor Type||Super HAD CCD|
|Lens System |
|Focus Adjustment||Automatic, Manual|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast detection|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||33 - 132mm|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/12000 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||1 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Modes||Automatic, Program|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto|
|Light Sensitivity Max||3200|
|Flash Type||Built-in flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Effective Flash Range||0.5 m - 3.5 m|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Integrated Memory size||12 MB|
|Supported Flash Memory||Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in|
|Connector Types||1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output|
|Expansion Slot||1 x Memory Stick PRO Duo|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS 9.1, Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.5, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows XP|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Max Video Resolution||320 x 240|
|Additional Features||Auto Power Save, Automatic Face Tracking, Built-In Help Guide, Built-In Speaker, Cropping An Image, Direct Print, Histogram Display, PictBridge Support, Red eye Fix, Resizing an Image, USB 2.0 Compatibility|
|Shooting Modes||Frame Movie Mode|
|Shooting Programs||Beach, High sensitivity, Landscape, Snow, Soft snap, Twilight mode, Twilight portrait|
|Special Effects||Black & White, Sepia|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||1 frame per second|
|Video Capture||320 x 240 - 30 fps|