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
  • 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 400
  • Exposure Metering
    spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape
  • Special Effects
    Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    flash
  • 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 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.8 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    fill-in mode
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Additional Features
    PictBridge support

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    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 X
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    shoulder strap

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    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

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 Shutter lag dim
    1.6
  • 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

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H2

Part Number: DSCH2

MSRP: $479.95

See manufacturer website for availability.