Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3

Announced Jan 8, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 3.5 screen | 35 – 140 mm (4×)
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 3648 x 2736 ?
Other resolutions 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 10 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) ?
Sensor type CCD ?
Image
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 ?
White balance presets 10 ?
Custom white balance No ?
Image stabilization Optical ?
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 35–140 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F10.0 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes (4 steps) ?
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3.5 ?
Screen dots 921,000 ?
Touch screen Yes
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type None ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 1 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/1000 sec ?
Aperture priority No ?
Shutter priority No ?
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.30 m (Auto ISO)
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 2 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono
Storage
Storage types Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo, Internal ?
Storage included 4 GB Internal ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes ?
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion Battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 185 g (0.41 lb / 6.53 oz)
Dimensions 97 x 59 x 22 mm (3.82 x 2.32 x 0.87)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
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