Sony DSC-W230 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot W230

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Sony Cyber-shot W230

Sony Cyber-shot W230





Sony Cyber-shot W230

The W230 compared to an average CD disc.



Cyber-shot W230 Features:

  • 12.1-Megapixel Super HAD CCD sensor with 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 aspect ratios
  • Carl Zeiss 4x Optical Zoom Lens (30-120mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
  • Sony Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization
  • Stylish, durable and compact stainless metal body in four colors (red, blue, black and silver)
  • MPEG VX Fine Movies: 640x480 w/audio at 30fps, length limited only by media
  • Easy, Auto, Program AE plus 11 Scene modes
  • Burst Mode: up to 100 shots at 1.8fps (all resolutions)
  • Live histogram display in capture and playback modes
  • 9 Area Multi-point AF system; auto or selectable Spot AF point
  • Auto Macro and Face detection technologies
  • Smile Shutter mode, automatically detects and captures smiling faces (Auto mode only)
  • 3.0" Clear Photo LCD Plus screen (230k pixels)
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 equivalent
  • Sony's Clear RAW Noise Reduction: Automatically cleans up long exposure images
  • Sony's DRO technology (Dynamic Range Optomizer)
  • Flash with Auto, Fill, Forced Off, and Slow Synchro (Red Eye reduction available)
  • USB 2.0 high speed Auto-Connect to host computer
  • Rechargeable InfoLithium battery and AC charger included
  • 15MB internal memory + Memory Stick Duo & MS Duo Pro cards up to 16GB
  • DPOF and PictBridge direct-print USB compatible
  • HD (1080i) video output for viewing images on a HDTV


The Cyber-shot W230 camera kit includes: Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BG1, Battery Charger BC-CSG, Multi Connector Cable USB/AV, Wrist Strap, and CD-ROM Software.

The Sony Cyber-shot W230 is available now for estimated selling prices of US$199.99.

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