Sony DSC-S780 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780

Playback Mode Screens & Menus

Sony DSC-S780

Here you can see a typical Playback screen with icons for battery condition, image size, image folder, picture number / total number of pictures, Memory Stick Duo memory being used, file name and the date & time of capture. Pressing "left" and "right" on the 4-way controller allows you to scroll through stored images, and pressing "down" adjusts the volume. Pressing the DISP button will allow you to change the amount of information shown about the image.

Sony DSC-S780

While viewing a picture full screen 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 onscreen 4-way selector.

Sony DSC-S780

Press the wide angle zoom control button to enter index mode where nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. This allows you to quickly search through you pictures.

Sony DSC-S780

Playback mode options:

    Folder - Select or create a folder to store your images
    Protect - This image, Multiple images
    DPOF - This image, Multiple images
    Print - Print
    Slide Show - Run a slide show of the images on the memory card
    Resize - Allows you to change the size of the image on the camera
    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display
    Setup - Enter the setup menu

Sony DSC-S780

The Rotate option lets you rotate portrait mode images for correct playback on the LCD or TV screen.

Sony DSC-S780

Movies are played back full-screen, audio is replayed through the speaker.

Sony DSC-S780

Once playing, you can stop, rewind or fast-forward the video.

Sony DSC-S780

Camera Setup Menu:


    Digital Zoom - Smart, Precision, Off
    Function Guide - On or Off
    Red Eye Reduction - On or Off
    Auto Review - On or Off

Memory Stick Tool:

    Format - Format the memory card
    Create REC Folder - Creates a new folder to store images to
    Change REC Folder - Choose the folder you want to store images to
    Copy - Copy images from the cameras internal memory to the memory card

Setup 1:

    Beep - Shutter, On, Off
    Language - Choose from one of the 6 languages
    Initialize: - Ok, Cancel

Setup 2:

    USB Connect - PictBridge, PTP, Mass Storage
    Video Out: - NTSC, PAL
    Clock Set - Set the time and date

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