Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

Announced Feb 17, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 12 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 8
Custom white balance No
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28–140 mm
Optical zoom 5×
Maximum aperture F3.3–5.2
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (10x)
Manual focus Yes (Semi - Manual)
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 10 cm (3.94)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,400
Touch screen No
Live view No
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 2 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 3.90 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 1.8 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 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format MPEG-4
Microphone Mono
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo, Internal
Storage included 11 MB Internal
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion Battery & Charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 167 g (0.37 lb / 5.89 oz)
Dimensions 98 x 57 x 23 mm (3.86 x 2.24 x 0.91)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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