Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Part Number: DSCH20/B (Reviewed) Released: April 1, 2009

General

  • Depth
    1.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 23 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, twilight portrait, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, snow, soft snap, sports mode, twilight mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, radial blur, unsharp masking, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, cross filter, happy face, partial color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 EV steps

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-4.4
  • Min Focal Length
    6.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    63 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    10
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    11 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Video Capture
    1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    640 x 480 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, resizing an image, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Smile Detection technology, auto power save, built-in speaker, cropping an image, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal

Connections

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

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BG1 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 960 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BG1

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-H20/B
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, radial blur, unsharp masking, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, cross filter, happy face, partial color
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, resizing an image, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Smile Detection technology, auto power save, built-in speaker, cropping an image, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, twilight portrait, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, snow, soft snap, sports mode, twilight mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Height
    2.7 in
  • Weight
    9.84 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    11 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    7.9 in
  • Max Shooting Distance
    23 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.

Video Capture

  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    960 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony
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Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Part Number: DSCH20/B Released: Apr 1, 2009

MSRP: $279.99

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