Sony Cyber-Shot W55 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 (Silver)

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.1 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    sleek silver
  • Body Material
    metal
  • 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"
  • Digital Zoom
    6 x
  • System
    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
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 13 ft, 7.9 in - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

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

Viewfinder

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

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    56 MB
  • 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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • 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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1, Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( 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 dim
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.3
  • 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