Sony Cyber-shot W690 Specifications

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Sony Cyber-shot W690 (Black)

Part Number: DSCW690/B

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    16400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    40 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Automatic Face Tracking technology, Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, soft skin, soft snap, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, night portrait, night scene, pet, snow
  • Special Effects
    Pop Color, Soft High-key, Toy camera, 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
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 12 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    3.3 ft - 5 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    24 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    10 ft : ISO 3200 ( tele lens )
  • 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

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 4.45 - 44.5 mm - f/3.3-5.9 G
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Series
    G
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.3-5.9
  • Min Focal Length
    4.45 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    44.5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    25 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4608 x 3456
    JPEG 4608 x 2592
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    360 Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, cropping an image, dual image stabilization, face detection, in-camera red-eye removal, 720p HD movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology, Unsharp Masking, auto power save

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BN
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 630 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 220 shots
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BN

Software

  • Type
    Sony PlayMemories Home

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-W690
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame 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
    40 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Pop Color, Soft High-key, Toy camera, partial color
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Automatic Face Tracking technology, Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    360 Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, cropping an image, dual image stabilization, face detection, in-camera red-eye removal, 720p HD movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology, Unsharp Masking, auto power save

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, soft skin, soft snap, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, night portrait, night scene, pet, snow

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
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.8 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    16400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.7 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.37 oz

Camera Display

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

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

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    3.3 ft, 7.9 in
  • Max Shooting Distance
    10 ft, 12 ft, 24 ft, 5 ft
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 3200, ISO 3200, ISO auto, ISO auto
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, tele lens, wide lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736, 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 3456, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    630 mAh
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    220 shots

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot W690 (Black)

Part Number: DSCW690/B

MSRP: $179.99

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