Sony DSC-H5 Review
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The Cyber-shot DSC-H5 is a compact and stylish 7.2-megapixel camera with an extra-large, three-inch LCD screen, a powerful Carl Zeiss 12x optical zoom lens (36-432mm in 35mm equivalence). The H5 incorporates Sony's Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization to help reduce image blur caused by hand movement. Because the camera features high-light sensitivity settings up to IS0 1000, fast-moving cars and distant subjects can be captured with considerably less blur and graininess. Sony's Clear RAW™ noise reduction technology minimizes picture noise, making it easier to shoot at faster shutter speeds.
These anti-blur technologies are an advantage when shooting in low-light conditions, such as outdoor shots in the evening or inside dark museums. These shots can be taken without a flash, resulting in naturally-exposed images that truly capture the drama and atmosphere of the moment. And, you can get as close as you want with the camera's significant macro mode of just three-quarters of an inch.
The new H-series cameras are substantial, without feeling bulky, and feature a comfortable grip with controls easily accessible by your thumb. You can count on detailed image previews using the brilliant 3-inch, high-resolution color LCD screen thanks to Sony's Clear Photo LCD Plus™ technology. The LCD features high-quality color reproduction and displays pictures with vivid clarity.
The DSC-H5 is available in silver or black finish
Sony's ultra-fast Real Imaging Processor™ circuitry increases the battery efficiency for quicker start-up, faster shot-to-shot times, higher-quality movie capture, and longer battery life. The H5 delivers up to 340 shots on a single charge of the supplied AA NiMH rechargeable batteries.
The camera has 32MB of internal memory, which can be expanded further with an optional Memory Stick Duo or Memory Stick PRO Duo card, available in capacities up to two gigabytes. A high-speed USB 2.0 port provides connectivity with Windows and Mac computers for fast transfers of images and movies. You can make high-quality prints by simply connecting the camera to a Sony DPP-FP50 or any PictBridge compatible photo printer. You can even create postcards or calendars using the printer's supplied software.
Sony DSC-H5 Specifications
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