Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3

Part Number: DSC-G3 (Reviewed) Released: January 8, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel, 10.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10,300,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection
    Blink Detection technology
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    Automatic, Easy shooting, Snow, Fireworks, Hi-speed Shutter, Underwater, Gourmet, Program, Normal movie mode, High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft snap, Landscape, Beach
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 4 x zoom lens - 6.18 - 24.7 mm - f/3.5-4.6
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 - 140mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 12 elements
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    3.1 in - 28 ft, 3.1 in - 28 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.6 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    DPOF support, touch-screen control, Dynamic Range Optimizer, PictBridge support, Smile Detection technology, USB 2.0 compatibility, auto power save, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, dual image stabilization

Display

  • Resolution
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.1, Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.5, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, docking station insert, wrist strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BD1, Sony NP-BD1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 680 mAh ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 680 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Internal Storage
    4 GB flash, 4 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    4 GB, 4 GB

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year parts and labor warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4 in
  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    7 oz

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom. This camera utilizes built-in Super SteadyShot stabilization to assist in taking sharper pictures.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3

Part Number: DSC-G3 Released: Jan 8, 2009
MSRP: $499.99 Low Price: $199.99 See all prices