Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Specifications

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H2

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2

Part Number: DSCH2 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    3.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, 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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Type
    2" LCD display
  • Display Format
    85,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Lens System

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

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Internal Storage
    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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    0.5 cm

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Type
    USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    Nickel metal hydride
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery - 2100 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    standard form factor
  • Supported Battery Form Factor
    AA

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-H2
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1000, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1000
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, Vivid
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    2 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, hi-speed shutter, high sensitivity, landscape, portrait mode, twilight mode, twilight portrait

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Height
    3.3 in
  • Weight
    0.88 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    6 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    5.1 cm
  • Display Format
    85,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year parts and labor warranty

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    30 ft

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.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    Standard, Fine
  • Image Resolution
    2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1728, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG, MPEG, MPEG
  • Image Resolution
    160 x 112, 640 x 480, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    16.6 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 8.3 frames per second

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    2
  • Form Factor
    AA
  • Details
    NiMH rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    2100 mAh
  • Included
    included

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 Shutter lag bright
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.6
  • 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