Sony DSC-S700 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700




Record Mode Screens & Menus



Sony CyberShot DSC-S700

Here is the Auto mode screen display. Minimal information is displayed and only a few parameters such as image size or recording mode can be changed. Upper left is the battery level that's constantly displayed. The image size is "7M"egapixels, the image folder is 101, there's space for 315 shots, a graphical icon of the Memory Stick's available space, and in the center are the Auto Focus area target marks.




Sony CyberShot DSC-S700

This is a "P"rogram AE screen. Top left shows the battery level (full). This is also a fully automatic exposure mode, however, now you have access to options like white balance, ISO, metering, color modes, etc.




Sony CyberShot DSC-S700

When you half-press the shutter release the AF marks will turn green indicating the area of focus, it will also show the selected shutter speed and aperture.



Sony DSC-S700

Shown above are all of the exposure option available when you rotate the mode dial: Auto, Program, Snow, Beach, Landscape, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, High Sensitivity, and Movie.



Sony DSC-S700

Record options for Program:

    Color Mode - Normal, Rich, Natural, Sepia, B&W
    Metering - Multi or Spot
    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent or flash
    ISO - Auto or fixed at 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000
    Picture Quality - Fine or Standard
    Mode - Normal, Burst
    Flash Level - High, Normal or Low
    Sharpness - High, Normal or Low
    Setup - Enter the Setup menu




Sony DSC-S700

The screen in the Movie mode. You can record QVGA (320x240) .AVI Motion JPEG format video at 30fps with audio. Because sound is recorded, the optical zoom may not be used while recording. But, you may preset the focal length before starting.

Sony DSC-S700





Sony DSC-S700


Movie menu options:

    Color Mode - Normal, Rich, Natural, Sepia, B&W
    Metering - Multi or Spot
    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent or Flash
    Setup - Enter the Setup menu



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