Sony announced the new Cyber-shot DSC-W520 compact digital camera featuring a 14.1 megapixel CCD sensor, 5x optical zoom lens with 25mm wide angle, a 6.7cm/2.7″ Clear Photo LCD, Sweep Panorama and Intelligent AUTO.
Light, compact and comfortable to carry, the Cyber-shot W520 digital camera is your perfect companion for holidays, family get-togethers and more. Superb image quality is teamed with simple, uncluttered operation – even if you're a first-time digital camera user.
The Cyber-shot W520 compact digital camera will be available from March 2011. Pricing TBD.
- 14.1 effective megapixels CCD sensor – Captures very high quality images, allowing detail-packed enlargements
- 5x optical zoom with 25mm wide angle – High quality zoom lens covers wide range of shooting situations, with wide angle for group shots/landscapes
- Sweep Panorama – Just press the shutter and sweep from side to side: camera automatically combines a burst of images to create extra-wide panoramic pictures
- Intelligent Auto Mode – Camera recognises common shooting situations, optimising settings for clear, natural results without fuss
- Movie record – Shoot crisp, clear video clips with sound, then enjoy on connected TV (requires optional AV cable)
- SteadyShot – Electronic image stabilisation ensures clearer handheld images with reduced blur
- 6.7cm/2.7″ Clear Photo LCD – Clear Photo LCD screen (230k dot resolution) offers excellent detail, high contrast and wide viewing angle
- High sensitivity ISO 3200 – Reduces blur when shooting handheld. Combined for high quality, low noise images even at twilight
- Face Detection – Automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits and priority selectable for children/adults
- Smile Shutter – Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children/adults
- Easy Shooting mode – Fuss-free operation for beginners with large, easy-to-read on-screen instructions
- In-camera retouching – Fun in-camera image retouching functions including trim and red-eye correction
- PMB Portable – Built-in transfer software allows quick, easy uploads to image sharing sites when camera is connected to any web-enabled computer
- PMB (Picture Motion Browser) – Easy-to-use PC software simplifies browsing, management and sharing of photos and video clips
- Memory card compatibility – Cyber-shot can accept a wide range of media cards, including Memory Stick/MS PRO Duo/MS PRO-HG and SD/SDHC