Click to see a QuickTime tour of the F505V
It features the same swiveling 5x Carl Zeiss optical/2x digital zoom lens, the hybrid 2-inch color LCD display and the highly durable, die-cast magnesium alloy body as the F505. And the same exposure options too including Programmed AE with 6 modes; Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Programmed Automatic, Landscape, Panfocus, Twilight and Twilight+.
The CyberShot F505V stores its still images in 2240 x 1680, 1856 x 1392, 1856(3:2), 1280 x 960 or 640 x 480 pixel sizes in JPEG compressed format or 1856 x 1392 in TIFF uncompressed format.
It also has:
The F505V CyberShot features a 2-inch hybrid LCD with 122,980 pixels and a reflective backlit design to achieve superb clarity and brightness. In sunny or bright indoor conditions, turn off the backlighting and use the hybrid light reflective properties for illumination. Using the large LCD it's easy to access all of the advanced functions displayed on the menu overlays.
See pages 3 and 4 for record
and playback screens and menus.
This animated view shows the LCD swiveling through its range of +90 to -50 degrees.
There's been a lot of talk about this hybrid LCD and how well it works
in direct sunlight. This photo shows the LCD screen facing directly into the
afternoon Florida sun, backlight turned off and partially blocked so you can
see how it goes totally black when there's no sunlight shining on it. This
is truly the kind of LCD display that we've been waiting for!
This is the first digicam I have seen that has both a (metal) tripod socket and a guide pin hole. Sony has paid a lot of attention to even the smallest details on this camera.
That's a speaker on the left for playback of your voice memo notes.
The view from the top, is that a BIG lens or what ?   I think it was designed by the marketing people so they could stick even more labels on this camera :-)
That's the manual focusing ring out there on the end.
Looking at the F505 from this angle about all you can say is, "Would you
like some camera with your lens?"
The left side affords plenty of room for camera controls, see the next page for
a closeup look and description of these buttons.
And speaking of lenses, here is one of the world famous Carl Zeiss, all-glass Vario-Sonar zoom lenses.
|Sensor Resolution (Pixels)||3.34 megapixels, 1/1.8 inch|
|Image Dimensions||2240 x 1680, 1856 x 1392, 1856(3:2), 1280 x 960 or 640 x 480|
|Recording Formats||JPEG (exif 2.1), TIFF, MPEG, GIF (text mode only)|
|Sensitivity - ASA/ISO equivalent rating||EV +8 to 21
(2.0 to 16,000 foot-candles, 22 to 175,000 lux)
ISO not stated
|Lens - Focal Length (35mm equivalents)||38-190mm|
|Lens - Aperture Range||f2.8-f/3.3 to f/8.0|
|Shutter Speed Range||1/8 to 1/725|
|Exposure Compensation||+/- 2EV, 1/2EV steps|
|Focus||TTL Automatic, or manual with focus indicator|
|Focus Range||19.6in. (50cm) to infinity|
|Macro Range||13/16in (2cm) to 19.6in. (50cm)|
|Storage||Removable Memory Stick, 8MB included|
|Image Download Time, secs @115K baud ("HQ" image mode)||USB: 849K in 3.7 seconds: 229 KB/sec|
|Flash Range||11.8 inches - 8.3 feet (0.3 - 2.5m)|
|Flash Modes||Auto, On, Red-eye, Off|
|LCD Screen||2.0" 123,200 pixels (560x220)|
|Video Out||NTSC or PAL switchable|
|Special Features||MPEG video recording 15 secs @ 320 x 240 (up to 60 secs @ 160 x 112), unusually sharp lens, 12-bit A/D, manual white balance, spot metering|
|Power||Sony InfoLITHIUM battery, included charger/AC adapter|
|Usable Battery Types||NP-FS11 3.6v InfoLITHIUM only|
|Recording Battery Life||70 minutes with LCD backlight on
85 minutes with backlight off
|Size||4.25 x 2.5 x 5.4 inches (107.2 x 62.2 x 135.9 mm)|
|Weight||~16 ounces (475g) including battery and MS|
|Software||PictureGear (Windows), USB driver (Mac)|
|Optional Accessories||Soft case, add'l batteries, accessory lenses, 8, 16, 32, 64 meg Memory Sticks (strongly recommend purchase of at least one larger memory card!)|
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