Sony DSC-P10 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P10

Playback Mode Screens & Menus

Sony DSC-P10

Playback screen has icons for battery condition, image size, picture number / total number of pictures. Across the bottom is the folder name, image file number and time and date.

Pressing the Monitor button displays the shutter speed, aperture and the histogram chart.

Sony DSC-P10

While viewing a picture fullscreen you can toggle the telephoto zoom control and zoom-in to the image in multiple steps up to 5x. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of the image using the 4-way selector.

Sony DSC-P10

Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen.

Sony DSC-P10

While in Index mode you can call up two pages of image information, the first screen displays the aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO speed.

The second information screen displays the metering and flash mode and the white balance setting.

Sony DSC-P10

The 640x480 MPEG VX movies playback fullscreen on the color LCD. The audio portion is heard through the camera's built in speaker, the volume can be controlled with the 4-way selector switch as well as revrse and fast forward . During playback you can access the Menu to edit the length of a movie clip.

Sony DSC-P10

Still playback mode options:

    Folder - Select image folder

    Protect - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure

    DPOF - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)

    Slide - Start slideshow, set interval time between images

    Resize - Resize image to 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480

    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display

    Divide - Divide MPEG movie clips

Sony DSC-P10

Images can be resized in-camera to save space if needed or for e-mail transfer or any purpose.

Sony DSC-P10

Pictures taken in portrait orientation can be rotated for proper display on the TV screen.

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