Sony Cyber-Shot W55 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 (Silver)

Part Number: DSC-W55 Released: January 24, 2007

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    sleek silver
  • Available Body Colors
    caribbean blue, elegant black, pale pink, sleek silver
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.2 Megapixel, 7.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Digital Zoom
    6 x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, PictBridge support, PRINT Image Matching
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    1000
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1000, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, high sensitivity, landscape, snow, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 3 x zoom lens - 6.3 - 18.9 mm - f/2.8-5.2, Carl Zeiss 3 x zoom lens - 6.3 - 18.9 mm - f/2.8-5.2
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 - 114mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.8 in - 12 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements, 5 groups / 6 elements
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

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, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 13 ft, 7.9 in - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    auto power save, display brightness control, histogram display, resizing an image, sharpness control, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image, sharpness control, sharpness control, digital noise reduction, direct print

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom, Optical - real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap
  • Body Material
    metal

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1, Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • RAM Installed
    56 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1632 x 1224
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3072 x 2048
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • Video Capture
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16.6 fps
    MPEG - 320 x 240 - 8.3 fps, MPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16.6 fps
    MPEG - 320 x 240 - 8.3 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.1 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

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
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    1.7
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.4
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.4

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony