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
  • 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
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Shooting Programs
    soft snap
  • Special Effects
    Vivid
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    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
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 - 114mm mm
  • 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
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    fill-in mode
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Additional Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    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

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable
  • Body Material
    metal

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    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 PRO Duo
  • Video Capture
    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 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