Sony has today announced their smallest and lightest digital camera the DSC-U10. This tiny 1.3 megapixel digital camera weighs in at just 118 g (4.2 oz) fully loaded, has a fixed focal length lens, one inch LCD, is powered by two AAA batteries and stores its images onto MemoryStick. This camera is expected to hit the stores in Japan on 20th July this year and should have a street price of 25,000 YEN (approx. US$200).

Sony DSC-U10


Sensor 1/2.7" 1.3 megapixel CCD
Effective pixels 1.3 million
Image sizes 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
Lens Fixed focal length 35 mm equiv. (F2.8)
Focus distance 10 cm - Infinity (Auto Focus)
Sensitivity Auto
LCD monitor 1.0 inch 65,000 pixels (reflective with backlight)
Storage MemoryStick
Power 2 x AAA batteries
Connection USB
Dimensions 84.5 x 40 x 38.6 mm (3.3 x 1.6 x 1.5 in)
Weight (inc batt.) 118 g (4.2 oz)