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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P10

You won't believe how much camera you get for your money with Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-P10. This remarkable digital still camera combines unrivaled i...

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“A right little corker”

published 14/11/2005

ProCompact, easy and fun to use

ConsMemory stick provided is not sufficient - Further ...

Being a dedicated manual user for many years I felt I had to catch up. After many months of complete bafflement, Itried to find out from numerous magazines and web sites what would be the easiest and best camera to use. I decided to take the leap on a trip to Canada last year, and put myself in...

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Excellent

ProGreat photos, easy to use, PAL cable

ConsNo carry case, need to buy extra memory

Myself and hubby bought this camera at the airport on our way out on honeymoon. I've got a nice little Kodak APS camera, but we felt that for this one occasion we would treat ourselves with some of the wedding present money we had been given to a good digital camera. Upon check-in we made a...

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Excellent

ProGood quality pictures/mpeg footage

ConsSmall amount of memory included

I bought the Sony DSC-P10 digital camera after plenty of research, which is a minefield! So many to choose from. Went for this one, because of the quality, 5 Megapixels, and from past experience Sony seem to be a reliable brand. I was a bit disappointed with the fact that it didn't have a case...

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Excellent

Proeasy to use, excellent quality photos

Consnot cheap, no webcam function.

I have recently been on the look for a new camera (as my old one's don't work anymore). The sony p10 was always recommended to me by friends and professionals as a good camera, so I went for it and bought it. It is not cheap per se but for the quality photos you get it is well priced. It's a...

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Excellent

ProEasy to use, sure shot, amazing pictures everytime...

ConsMemory sticks are costly

I've had my Sony for nearly a year and wonder now how I ever lived without a digital camera. i have tried others and seen the quality of the pictures and I can honestly say that this little camera is truely marvellous! A simple point a click and hey presto you have a cracking picture which any...

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“Review 10”

published 28/09/2004

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Excellent

“The ultimate cybershot”

published 07/08/2003

ProLightweight, Compact, Stylish, 5Megapixel

ConsNot many!

This camera has every feature you could need as an individual looking to buy an easy to use, robust digital camera. I wanted to get rid of the need for carrying films around with me - I travel quite a bit and my photographic demands are very diverse: from taking pictures of leopards hidden in...

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Super

ProVery easy to use. Good quality. Impresses your fri...

ConsAccessories are expensive - leather case not inclu...

I purchased this camera after my Minolta APS was stolen in April this year. I have found it easy to use, and the included memory stick made it very simple to get started. Depending on the size of memory card used, and the picture definition that you select, you can determine the number of...

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Excellent

ProExcellent quality images

ConsShakes/Size can make it difficult to capture good ...

I've had this camera for just under a year. I purchased it when it came on to the market for a high price. It's a beautiful camera, the look and feel of it is great. It's light for a 5mpx camera, compact and easy to operate. However it takes a bit of skill to get this camera working for you...

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Excellent

“DSC-P10 is Great”

published 11/09/2007

ProEasy to use, clear display, responsive, quality pr...

ConsStandard memory stick is not big enough

I really love my P10 - having used other people's makes and models it makes you appreciate the quality of the camera. It's easy to use in fully automatic 'Point-and-click' mode, but gives you control over focussing (focussing distance), image brightness, etc. if you want it. It is always...

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“Perfect”

published 25/10/2004

ProUse of Sony Memory Sticks

ConsTime factor when using Anti-Red Eye

I was bought this camera by my wife as a present in July 2004. It is an excellent camera that can go on taking pictures all day. I have not been able to stop taking pictures ever since. Best used with memory of 128MB or more. Stick easily bought as extras. Can also be used underwater with the use...

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Good

“Sony dsc-p10”

published 28/10/2003

ProThe facilites are as good if not better than most ...

ConsYou have to stay very still because pictures becom...

A great tiny little thing. Of course, you will need to spend a few days to play around to get used to the features. 1/1.8" 5.0 Megapixel Effective Super HAD CCD Memory Stick Media 5 Megapixel (2592 x 1944) Image Size Ultra Compact Design Scene Selection Mode 3X Optical Zoom Lens 1.5" LCD Monitor...

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Excellent

ProExcellent Picture Quality, Good Features, Great fo...

ConsBattery Life ( Safe to have a second battery)

Dear friends, In my experience the picture quality and features of this product is high level. It is easy to use and recommended for all type of users ( beginners and professionals). I do admit that the battery life is low as a common factor in all the digital cameras but is standard compared to...

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Super

“good and neat little camera”

published 07/06/2004

ProGood quality

Consmotion shots

I bought this camera about two months ago, thinking it would be like the earlier model that my brother ‘ n’ law got recently. It turns out that the camera comes with some very good features and its excellent quality pictures really show the 5 million pixel quality. Its not so good with the motion...

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Excellent

“Sony Cybershot DSC-P10”

published 24/05/2004

ProToo many to mention

ConsNone found as yet

I bought this camera a couple of months ago (less than the retail price, I may add). I am so impressed with it, it is easier to use than my old Kodak Digital Camera and the menus are managed easier too. The optical and digital zoom features are outstanding. I bought a 128Mb memory stick and can...

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Product Information : Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P10

Manufacturer's product description

You won't believe how much camera you get for your money with Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-P10. This remarkable digital still camera combines unrivaled image quality with compact Sony design, delivering 5.0 megapixel resolution (effective) with a 3X optical/4x Smart Zoom lens and intelligent features, like 3-Area Multi-Point AF (Auto-Focus) and Continuous AF for sharply-focused shots even in low-light or active conditions. 16-Frame Multi-Burst function captures 16 320x240 frames with 3 selectable intervals for convenient motion analysis. You can also take MPEG movies and record voice memos for your photos. The DSC-P10 also features a lightning-fast USB 2.0 interface for high-speed transfer. It is Memory Stick Pro compatible with included 32MB Memory Stick Pro Media.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P10 - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Localisation: English

Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Sensor Resolution: 5.0 Megapixel

Lens System: 3 x zoom lens - 7.9 - 23.7 mm - f/2.8-5.6

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 50 cm

Digital Zoom: 4 x

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

Viewfinder: Optical - real-image zoom

Display: LCD display - 1.5"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 780 mAh ( included )

AV Interfaces: Component video, Composite video

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10.8 cm x 3.6 cm x 5.2 cm

Weight: 0.2 kg, 206 g

Pricing Type: Refurbished

General

MPN: DSC-P10, DSC-P10.CEE1, DSCP10/BSTOCK, DSCP10.CEH

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Localisation: English

Sensor Resolution: 5.0 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD, Super HAD CCD

Total Pixels: 5,250,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 5,090,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/1.8"

Optical Zoom: 3 x

Digital Zoom: 4 x

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 3

Digital Video Format: MPEG-1, MPEG VX

Image Recording Format: JPEG

AV Interfaces: Component video, Composite video

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 400, ISO 200

Exposure Metering: Multi-segment, spot

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, manual

Shooting Programs: Landscape, hi-speed shutter, twilight portrait, beach/snow, fireworks, twilight mode

Special Effects: Solarisation, Black & White, Sepia, Negative Art

White Balance: Automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Incandescent, fluorescent, cloudy, Flash, daylight

Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 2 sec

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

Exposure Metering Zones: 49

Lens System

Type: 3 x zoom lens - 7.9 - 23.7 mm - f/2.8-5.6

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 38 - 114mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 50 cm

Macro Focus Range: 10-50cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Lens Construction: 5 groups / 7 elements

Features: Built-in lens shield, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

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

Effective Flash Range: 0.4 m - 3.8 m, 0.5 m - 3.8 m

Features: Flash +/- compensation

Additional Features

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec

Additional Features: Audio recording, multi-picture burst, USB 2.0 compatibility, built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, auto power save, date/time stamp

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Optical - real-image zoom

Display

Type: 1.5" LCD display

Resolution: 123,200 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Connections

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

Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, PIXELA Image Mixer

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter, USB cable, wrist strap, audio / video cable

Body Material: Aluminium

Pricing Type: Refurbished

Battery

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 780 mAh ( included )

Battery Type: Sony NP-FC11

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Supported Memory Cards: Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO

Included Memory Card: 32 MB MS

Image Storage: Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 12 - with 32MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 23 - with 32MB card ¦ Fine JPEG 2592 x 1728 : 12 - with 32MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 2592 x 1728 : 23 - with 32MB card ¦ Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 20 - with 32MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 37 - with 32MB card ¦ Fine JPEG 1280 x 960 : 50 - with 32MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 1280 x 960 : 93 - with 32MB card ¦ Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 196 - with 32MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 640 x 480 : 491 - with 32MB card

Video Capture: MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16 fps - 87 sec - with 32MB card ¦ MPEG - 160 x 112 - 8 fps - 1363 sec - with 32MB card

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 10.8 cm

Depth: 3.6 cm

Height: 5.2 cm

Weight: 0.2 kg, 206 g

System Requirements for PC Connection

Peripheral Devices: USB port, SVGA monitor, CD-ROM Drive

Operating System Support: MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, Apple Mac OS X, Apple Mac OS 8.5.1, Apple Mac OS 8.6, Apple Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2

Environmental Parameters

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

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