Sony DSC-P8 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Mode Screens & Menus
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 will display the shutter speed, aperture
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.
Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly
search through the stored images and display one full screen.
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
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.
Still playback mode options:
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
Images can be resized in-camera to save space if needed or for e-mail
transfer or any purpose.
Pictures taken in portrait orientation can be rotated for proper display on the TV screen.
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