Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3

Announced Jan 8, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 3.5 screen | 35 – 140 mm (4×)
Price
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 F3.5–10
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 1.6 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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