Sony has enhanced the features of their S series line of entry-level compact models, with the updated DSC-S750 and DSC-S780 Cyber-shot
Both of the new entry-level digital still cameras feature Sony's face detection technology, which identifies up to three faces in the
camera's LCD frame and automatically adjusts focus and exposure for well-exposed, natural-looking photos.
Like almost all of Sony's 2008 offerings, these new S series models includes Sony's improved face detection technology, which, like the
smile shutter technology, can now distinguish between the faces of children and adults. You can select "child priority" or "adult
priority" and the camera will detect up to eight faces in the camera frame and optimize focus, exposure, white balance, and flash
Sony has also upgraded the two models' power source to Lithium Ion batteries, instead of AA batteries, to extend battery life and allow
for a body design that is just 1-inch slim. The DSC-S780 and DSC-S750 cameras can capture up to 270 and 280 shots on a single full
The 8.1-megapixel DSC-S780 and the 7.2-megapixel DSC-S750 models incorporate CCD imagers, 3x optical zoom lenses, and 2.5-inch LCD
screens for easy framing and viewing of photos.
Higher sensitivity settings up to IS01250 have been added to both models to help reduce the risk of blurry photos when shooting in low-
Cyber-shot S750 Major Features:
Sony 7.2 Megapixel effective Super HAD CCD image sensor
Sony 3x Zoom lens (35-105mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
MPEG Movie: 320x240 w/audio
Auto, Program AE, plus 10 Scene modes
Live histogram display in capture and playback
5 Area Multi-point AF; Multi Point or Center AF modes
Face Detection technology
2.5" TFT color (115,000 pixels) LCD Screen with Auto Brightness
ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1250
Built-in flash with Auto, Fill, Red Eye Reduction and Slow Synch
USB 2.0 Auto-Connect to host computer
Powered by Li-ion rechargeable battery
22MB internal memory plus Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro compatible (up to 8GB)
DPOF and PictBridge direct-print USB compatible
The Cyber-shot DSC-S750 comes in silver, with an MSRP of US$149.99. It will be available in
March 2008. See our Buy Box below for current pricing at various online vendors.
The Cyber-shot DSC-S750 and a CD for size comparison.
Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.