Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3B

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3B

Capture every scene in high quality with the DSC-H3, powered by the BIONZ imaging processor for fast performance and impressive shots. Get closer to y...

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ProLight weight, with plenty features and easy to use...

Consslightly Grainy images at extreme ISO ranges

Here I go again with another camera review, hope I am not boring you all. I own several cameras from basic point and shoot for taking family snaps on days out or holidays to very high spec professional DSLR`s for my work as a professional photographer. Along with all the cameras I own I also use...

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Excellent

“One Of The Best”

published 22/06/2009

Proease of use and powerful optical zoom

Conssize, and lack of integral lens cap

This camera may be a little bulky but don't let that put you off. This is by far one of the best digital cameras I have used. It takes amazing photos and is extremely easy to use. If like me you enjoy going to concerts/gigs, this is the best camera you can use to capture the moment in places...

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“A New Age”

published 11/03/2008

ProGreat Photo's and fits great in the hand

ConsLCD screen very delicate and is expensive to repai...

Not being particularly articulate or technical minded I love this camera. Bought at Christmas and used constantly, I like the way it fits in the hand as well as the ease of use. We have all managed to take some fantastic memory pictures. Having upgraded from a digital camera that was over 5 years...

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Product Information : Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3B

Manufacturer's product description

Capture every scene in high quality with the DSC-H3, powered by the BIONZ imaging processor for fast performance and impressive shots. Get closer to your objects with the high zoom range and eliminate blurred photos with the double anti-blur solution. The advanced face detection technology automatically adjusts focus, light and color to suit your subject. The 2.5" Clear Photo LCD Plus makes it easy for everyone to navigate through the menus and pictures. Thanks to the HD output you can enjoy your images in full screen and full High Definition resolution on your BRAVIA HD TV.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3B - digital camera, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3S - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact, Digital Camera

Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Sensor Resolution: 8.1 Megapixel

Lens System: Carl Zeiss 10 x zoom lens - 6.3 - 63 mm - f/3.5-4.4

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 50 cm

Digital Zoom: 20 x, 2 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical (Super Steady Shot)

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Display: LCD display - 2.5"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Colour: Black, Silver

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10.6 cm x 4.8 cm x 6.7 cm

Weight: 264 g

Camera Flash / Type: Built-in Flash

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 8.1

Flash Memory / Form Factor: Memory Stick Duo Media

LCD Display Size: 2.5

Optical Sensor / Optical Sensor Type: Super HAD CCD

Lens System / Min Focal Length: 0.0063

Manufacturer: Sony

Lens System / Optical Zoom: 10 x

General

MPN: DSCH3B.CEE9, DSCH3S.CEE8, DSCH3B.CEE8, DSCH3B.CEH, DSCH3/B

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Enclosure Colour: Black, Silver

Sensor Resolution: 8.1 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: Super HAD CCD

Total Pixels: 8,300,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 8,100,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.5"

Optical Zoom: 10 x

Digital Zoom: 20 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical (Super Steady Shot)

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 9

Digital Video Format: MPEG VX

Image Recording Format: JPEG

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 80, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto

Exposure Metering: Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, manual

Shooting Programs: Landscape, twilight portrait, fireworks, soft snap, sports mode, twilight mode, beach, snow, high sensitivity

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Incandescent, cloudy, Flash, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white)

Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 1/4 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

Type: Carl Zeiss 10 x zoom lens - 6.3 - 63 mm - f/3.5-4.4

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 38 - 380mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 50 cm

Macro Focus Range: 2cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Filter Size: 58 mm

Features: Aspherical lens

Lens Construction: 9 groups / 10 elements

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Features: AF illuminator

Effective Flash Range: 0.2 m - 7 m

Additional Features

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Additional Features: Audio recording, direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, digital noise reduction, DPOF support, digital image rotation, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal

Display

Type: 2.5" LCD display

Resolution: 115,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x USB

Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

Software: Driver, Sony Picture Package, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive

Operating System Support: MS Windows ME, Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS 9.1, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows 2000 Professional, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.4, MS Windows XP Home Edition, MS Windows XP Professional

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Lens hood, battery charger, lens cap, shoulder strap, USB cable, lens adapter ring, audio / video cable

Battery

Battery Type: Sony NP-BG1

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

RAM Installed: 31 MB

Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Supported Memory Cards: Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Image Storage: JPEG 3264 x 2448 ¦ JPEG 2592 x 1944 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 2176 ¦ JPEG 1920 x 1080 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480

Video Capture: MPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16.6 fps ¦ MPEG - 160 x 112 - 8 fps

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 10.6 cm

Depth: 4.8 cm

Height: 6.7 cm

Weight: 264 g

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