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Sony Cyber Shot DSC S85 Specifications

Sony Cyber Shot DSC S85

Sony Cyber Shot DSC S85

Part Number: DSC-S85 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    4.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    4130000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3980000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    6 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-1
  • Image Recording Format
    GIF, JPEG, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    component video
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, portrait mode, twilight mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Negative Art, Sepia, Solarization
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 10 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.0
  • Min Focal Length
    7 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    21 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    34 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    1.6 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    automatic
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    low dispersion glass

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB MS

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color, Black & white
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Status LCD Display Information
    battery condition, exposure compensation, flash mode, frame counter, memory card status, picture resolution, red-eye reduction, self-timer mode, white balance indicators
  • Features
    AE/FE lock, built-in speaker

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, MGI PhotoSuite, VideoWave SE

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-S85
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    6 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-1
  • Image Recording Format
    GIF, JPEG, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    component video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Negative Art, Sepia, Solarization
  • Features
    AE/FE lock, built-in speaker

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, portrait mode, twilight mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    1.1 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    4.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm (1/1.8")
  • Total Pixels
    4130000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3980000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    4.6 cm
  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    Memory Stick
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber Shot DSC S85

Part Number: DSC-S85

MSRP: $499.95

Visit manufacturer site for details.