Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H2 Specifications

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H2

Part Number: DSCH2 (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    silver
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel, 6.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1000, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, hi-speed shutter, high sensitivity, landscape, portrait mode, twilight mode, twilight portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    2 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 12 x zoom lens - 6 - 72 mm - f/2.8-3.7
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 - 432mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.8 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 11 elements
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft, 1 ft - 30 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    DPOF support, digital noise reduction, direct print, display brightness control, histogram display, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, USB 2.0 compatibility, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, digital image rotation

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic, Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Resolution
    85,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, lens adapter ring, lens cap, lens hood, shoulder strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA, AA
  • Details
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery - 2100 mAh ( included ), 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery - 2100 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Internal Storage
    32 MB flash, 32 MB flash
  • Video Capture
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16.6 fps
    MPEG - 160 x 112 - 8.3 fps, MPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16.6 fps
    MPEG - 160 x 112 - 8.3 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year parts and labor warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    3.7 in
  • Height
    3.3 in
  • Weight
    0.9 lbs

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.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.6
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.5

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H2

Part Number: DSCH2

MSRP: $479.95

See manufacturer website for availability.