Sony DSC-P32 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P32

Playback Mode Screens & Menus

Playback screen has icons for battery condition, image size, picture number / total number of pictures. Across the bottom is the folder name, image file number and time and date.

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While viewing a picture fullscreen you can toggle the telephoto zoom control and zoom-in to the image in multiple steps up to 5x. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of the image using the 4-way selector.

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Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen.

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While in Index mode you can call up two pages of image information by pressing the "W"ide angle button a second time. The first screen displays the aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO speed.

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The second information screen displays the metering and flash mode and the white balance setting.

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Movie clip playback screen has a few different icons, first is the triangular one at the top, which indicates if the movie is playing or stopped. The 00:00:03 shows the running time of the movie. The progress bar shows where you are currently in the overall movie clip. On the bottom is the playback controls layout, using the 4-way selector you can start/stop the movie or adjust the volume.

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Still image playback mode options:

    Folder - Folder Name, No. Of Files, Date Created.

    Protect - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure

    DPOF - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)

    Slide - Start slideshow, set interval time between images

    Resize - Resize image to 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480

    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display

    Divide - Divide MPEG movie clips into two movie clips

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The Resize feature lets you create a smaller size image in the camera, this is good for e-mail attachments or when you need to free up some space on your Memory Stick.

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The Divide option lets you "trim" the length or extract a short clip from one of your movies.

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