Sony Year 2001
Digital Still Camera Specifications


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Specification DSC-P30 DSC-P50 DSC-S75 MVC-FD75 MVC-FD87 MVC-FD92 MVC-FD97
Estimated Selling Price $399 $499 $699 $399 $499 $599 $899
Introduction Timing April/E April/E April/E Jan/E Feb/E Mar/E Mar/E
Lens & Imager              
Imager 1/2.7" 1.3MP CCD 1/2.7" 2.11MP CCD 1/1.8" 3.34MP CCD 1/4" 350K CCD 1/2.7" 1.3MP CCD 1/2.7" 1.3MP CCD 1/2.7" 2.11MP CCD
Lens/Optical Z, Aperture Sony, 3X f3.8~3.9 Sony, 3X f3.8~3.9 Carl Zeiss, 3X f2~2.5 Sony, 10X f1.8~2.9 Sony, 3X f2.8~2.9 Sony, 8X f2.8~3.0 Sony, 10X f2.8
Optical Image Stabilization N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes
Focal Length 6.4~19.2mm 6.4~19.2mm 7~21mm 4.2~42mm 6.1~18.3mm 4.75~38mm 6.0~60mm
35MM Equivalency 41~123mm 41~123mm 34~102mm 40~400mm 39~117mm 41~328mm 39~390mm
Digital Zoom Precision, 2X Precision, 2X Precision, 2X N/A Precision, 2X Precision, 2X Precision, 2X
Lens Thread 37mm 37mm 52mm w/Adaptor 37mm 37mm 37mm 52mm
Lens Cover Cap Cap Cap Cap Cap Cap Cap
Auto Focus Contrast Detect Contrast Detect Contrast Detect Contrast Detect Contrast Detect Contrast Detect Contrast Detect
Manual Focus Yes, 5 Step Yes, 5 Step Yes, 13 Step N/A N/A N/A Continuous Ring
Visual Focus Confirm N/A N/A On LCD N/A N/A N/A On LCD w/Magnifier
AF Illuminator Light Yes, On/Off Select Yes, On/Off Select Yes, On/Off Select N/A N/A N/A N/A
Normal Minimum Focus 19.7" (50 cm) 19.7" (50 cm) 19.7" (50 cm) 0.4" (10 mm) 9.8" (25 cm) 9.8" (25 cm) 9.8" (25 cm)
Macro Minimum Focus 1.2" (30 mm) 1.2" (30 mm) 1.6" (40 mm) N/A 1.2" (30 mm) 1.2" (30 mm) 0.8" (20 mm)
Camera              
A/D Conversion 12-bit DXP 12-bit DXP 14-bit DXP 10-bit DXP 12-bit DXP 12-bit DXP 12-bit DXP
ISO Auto/100/200/400 Auto/100/200/400 Auto/100/200/400 Auto Auto Auto Auto
White Balance Auto/OutD/InD/Hold Auto/OutD/InD/Hold Auto/InD/OutD/1Push Auto Auto/OutD/InD/Hold Auto/OutD/InD/Hold Auto/InD/OutD/1Push
Exposure Metering Center Wgt/Spot Center Wgt/Spot Center Wgt/Spot Averaging Center Wgt/Spot Center Wgt/Spot Center Wgt/Spot
Aperture Priority (range) N/A (f3.8~?) N/A (f3.8~?) f2.0~8.0, 13 step N/A (f1.8~?) N/A (f2.8~?) N/A (f2.8~?) f2.8~11, 9 step
Shutter Priority N/A (Auto) N/A (Auto) 8~1/1000, 40 step N/A (1/60~1/4000) N/A (2~1/725 sec) N/A (2~1/500 sec) 8~1/500 sec, 17 step
Manual Exposure N/A N/A Yes, w/EV indicator N/A N/A N/A N/A
Program AE Twilight Twilight Yes, 3 Mode N/A Yes, 4 Mode Yes, 4 Mode Yes, 4 Mode
Exp Value Compensation ±2, 1/3 EV Incr ±2, 1/3 EV Incr ±2, 1/3 EV Incr ±1.5, 1/2 EV Incr ±2, 1/3 EV Incr ±2, 1/3 EV Incr ±2, 1/3 EV Incr
In-camera Sharpening ±2, 1step Incr ±2, 1step Incr ±2, 1step Incr N/A ±2, 1step Incr ±2, 1step Incr ±2, 1step Incr
Flash Modes Auto/Forced/Off Auto/Forced/Off Auto/Forced/Off Auto/Forced/Off Auto/RedE/On/Off Auto/RedE/On/Off Auto/RedE/On/Off
Red-eye Reduction On/Off On/Off On/Off N/A (integrated above) (integrated above) (integrated above)
Flash Level Adjustment Auto/High/Low Auto/High/Low Auto/High/Low Auto/High/Low Auto/High/Low Auto/High/Low Auto/High/Low
Flash Range 1~6.5 ft, (.3~2m) 1~6.5 ft, (.3~2m) 1~9.8 ft, (.3~3m) 1~8.2 ft (.3~2.5m) 1~8.2 ft (.3~2.5m) 2~8.2 ft (.6~2.5m)
External Flash Terminal N/A N/A for HVL-F1000 N/A N/A for HVL-F1000 for HVL-F1000
LCD/Viewfinder              
LCD 1.5" 123K Pixel 1.5" 123K Pixel 1.8" 123K Pixel 2.5" 84K Pixel 2.5" 123K Pixel 2.5" 123K Pixel 2.5" 123K Pixel
LCD Backlight On/Off, Adjustable On/Off, Adjustable On/Off, Adjustable Yes Solar Assist, Adj Solar Assist, Adj On/Off, Adjustable
Eye level Viewfinder Optical, True Zoom Optical, True Zoom Optical, True Zoom N/A N/A N/A LCD, Auto On/Off
Playback Zoom Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X N/A Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X
Shots Taken/Remaining Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/N/A Yes/N/A Yes/N/A Yes/N/A
Acu-power™ Meter Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recording              
Recording Media Memory Stick Memory Stick Memory Stick 3˝" 2HD Flopp Disk FD, MS w/Adaptor FD/MS Direct FD/MS Direct
Still Image Formats JPEG/GIF/TIFF JPEG/GIF/TIFF JPEG/GIF/TIFF JPEG/BMP JPEG/GIF/TIFF JPEG/GIF/TIFF JPEG/GIF/TIFF
QXGA Image N/A N/A 2048 x 1536 N/A N/A N/A N/A
UXGA Image N/A 1600 x 1200 1600 x 1200 N/A N/A N/A 1600 x 1200
SXGA Image 1280 x 960 N/A 1280 x 960 N/A 1280 x 960 1280x960, 1472x1104 N/A
XGA Image 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 N/A N/A 1024 x 768 1024 x 768 1024 x 768
VGA Image 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480
3:2 Image 1280 x 848 1600 x 1072 2048 x 1360 N/A 1280 x 848 1280 x 848 1600 x 1072
Compression (Quality) Standard/Fine Standard/Fine Standard/Fine Standard/Fine N/A N/A Standard/Economy
Burst Mode N/A N/A 2Frames, 2fps N/A N/A N/A N/A
E-mail Mode Yes, adds 320x240 Yes, adds 320x240 Yes, adds 320x240 Yes, adds 320x240 Yes, adds 320x240 Yes, adds 320x240 Yes, adds 320x240
Voice Memo Mode N/A N/A Yes N/A N/A Yes Yes
Picture Effects 4 Modes 4 Modes 4 Modes 4 Modes 4 Modes 4 Modes 4 Modes
Movie Modes* MPEG EX (no audio) MPEG EX (no audio) MPEG EX/HQ N/A N/A MPEG MPEG
Clip MotionAnimated GIF 160x120, 80x72 160x120, 80x72 160x120, 80x72 N/A N/A 160x120, 80x72 160x120, 80x72
Playback              
Index Display 9 Frame 9 Frame 9 Frame 6 Frame 6 Frame 6 Frame 6 Frame
Review/Quick Delete Yes /Yes Yes /Yes Yes /Yes N/A Yes /Yes Yes /Yes Yes /Yes
Playback Zoom Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X N/A Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X Yes, 1.1~5X
Trimming/Resizing Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes Yes/Yes
MPEG 6X Cue/Review Yes, EX Yes, EX Yes, EX & HQ N/A N/A N/A N/A
MPEG Divide Yes, EX Yes, EX Yes, EX & HQ N/A N/A N/A N/A
General              
Storage Supplied 4MB Memory Stick 4MB Memory Stick 8MB Memory Stick N/A N/A N/A N/A
Connections Video/USB/AC Pwr Video/USB/AC Pwr Video/USB/AC Pwr N/A AC Power Video/USB/AC Pwr Video/USB/AC Pwr
Battery Requirement 2AA, Infolithium S 2AA, Infolithium S InfoLithium M InfoLithium L InfoLithium L InfoLithium L InfoLithium L
Battery Supplied 2AA Alkaline (x2) 2AA Alkaline (x2) NP-FM50 NP-F330 NP-F330 NP-F330 NP-F330
AC Adaptor/Charger AC-LS1 (Optional) AC-LS1 (Optional) AC-L10 BC-V615 (Chrgr Only) AC-L10 AC-L10 AC-L10
Supplied Software MGI PhotoSuite® v8.1 / MGI PhotoSuiteSE® v1.1 / MGI VideoWave® III SE / Sony SPVD-004 USB Driver
Dimensions (inch) 5x2-1/2x2-1/4" 5x2-1/2x2-1/4" 4.9x2.0x2.6" 5-7/16x4-1/16x2-7/16" 5-5/8x4-1/16x2-15/16" 5-5/8x4-1/16x3-1/8" 4-15/16x4-15/16x7-1/4"
Dimensions (mm) 127 x 63.5 x 57.15 127 x 63.5 x 57.15 124.46 x 50.8 x 66.04 138 x 103 x 62 143 x 103 x 75 143 x 103 x 79 126 x 125 x 184
Weight (w/battery&media) 9.4 oz (258g) 9.4 oz (258g) 15.2 oz (423g) 1lb 3.3 oz (580g) 1lb 5.4 oz (630g) 1lb 6.5 oz (660g) 2lb 1.5 oz (990g)
MPEG Movie Modes:
MPEG Selectable 160x112, 320x240, 8fps, 5/10/15 sec clip length (60sec 160x112), Audio & Video
MPEG EX Selectable 160x112, 320x240, 8fps, Clip length limited only by media capacity (up to 90 minutes continuous on 128MB Memory Stick), Supports Cue/Review & Divide functions
MPEG HQ 320x240 Full Screen playback, 16 fps, 10Khz/Sec audio sampling rate,  5/10/15 sec clip length, Supports Cue/Review & Divide functions


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