Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W610 Preview

For 2012, Sony has released three new Cyber-Shot W-series cameras; the DSC-W650, DSC-W620, DSC-W610. These ultra-compact models built upon the popular features of past cameras, with various 2012 upgrades. The most appealing feature of these new cameras is the price; each are under $140 USD!

The most affordable of all three models, the Cyber-Shot DSC-W610 focuses on easy of use and size; it's also the smallest of the three models, and is offered in five stylish colors; Green, Blue, Pink, Black, and Silver. The W610 still incorporates some appealing features too, such as a 14-megapixel SUPER HAD CCD image sensor, a 4x Sony optical zoom lens, 2.7-inch LCD screen, Intelligent Auto exposure controls, 360 Sweep Panorama, and Steady Shot image stabilization.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W610 main features:
  • Compact body available in five colors: Green, Pink, Blue, Silver, and Black
  • 14-megapixel SUPER HAD CCD image sensor
  • Sony wide view (26mm) 4x optical zoom lens
  • SteadyShot image stabilization
  • Intelligent Auto exposure control
  • Intelligent Scene Recognition mode (iSCN)
  • Dynamic Range Optimizer
  • 2.7-inch LCD screen with 230k pixels
  • VGA video mode (640x480) with sound
  • Li-ion battery pack
  • Memory card slot that accepts MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC type cards
The W610 will start shipping later this month (January 2012) with a suggested retail price of just $109.99 USD

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