Announced in July 2004, The DSC-P150 is Sony's latest salvo in the megapixel wars, and the first truly compact 7 megapixel camera. It's based closely on the current DSC-P100, with the only differences - resolution aside - being the brushed metal casing. With 7 million pixels and a 3x Carl Zeiss lens squeezed into a body around 1" thick, the P150 is sure to appeal to those who want to pack a lot of power into their pocket.

  • 7.2 effective megapixels
  • Aluminum body (130cc)
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens (3x optical zoom)
  • F2.8 - F5.2, 38-114mm (35mm equiv.)
  • Long life STAMINA battery: 320 shots per charge
  • 1.8” LCD (134,000 pixels)
  • Manual Exposure Function
  • Real Imaging Processor
  • Conversion lens compatibility via adapter
  • Scene Selection (9 modes)
  • Histogram Indication
  • USB Direct Print (PictBridge)
  • Memory Stick / Memory Stick PRO compatible (32mb Memory Stick supplied)

Sony DSC-P150 Key specifications

Street price • US: $499
• UK: £330
Body Material Metal (aluminum)
Sensor • 1/1.8" Sony Super HAD CCD
• 7.2 million effective pixels
Image sizes

• 3,072 x 2,304
• 3,072 x 2,048 (3:2)
• 2,592 x 1,944
• 2,048 x 1,536
• 1,600 x 1,200
• 640 x 480

Movie clips • 640 x 480 pixels @ 30fps
• 640 x 480 pixels @ 15fps
• 160 x 112 pixels @ 8fps
• Motion JPEG (.avi)
• With sound
• Clip length limited only by media capacity (streaming)
• 640 x 480 pixels / 30 fps only with Memory Stick PRO media
Lens

• Carl Zeiss 38 - 114mm equiv. (3x optical zoom)
• F2.8-F5.2
2x digital zoom

Focus • TTL autofocus
• 5 Area Multi-Point AF
• 5-step Manual focus
• 6cm macro mode (Wide), 30cm (Tele)
Shooting mode

• Auto
• Program
• Manual
• Twilight
• Twilight Portrait
• Landscape
• Soft Snap
• Candle
• Snow
• Beach
• Fireworks
• High Speed Shutter
• AE compensation -2.0EV to +2.0 EV in 1/3EV steps

Sensitivity • Auto
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
White Balance • Auto
• 5 presets
Image parameters

• Saturation (3 levels)
Contrast (3 levels)
• Sharpness (3 levels)
• Color effects (Sepia, Black and White)

Continuous • 0.6 to 0.9 fps (5 shots 7MP / JPEG fine)
Flash • Built-in flash
• Auto, Forced On, Forced Off, Slow Synchro
• Range (ISO auto): Wide; 0.2 - 3.5 m (0.66 - 11.48 ft)
Tele; 0.3 - 3.5 m (0.98 - 11.48 ft)
Storage • Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO
• 32MB Memory Stick supplied*
Viewfinder • Real Image Optical
LCD monitor • 1.8" TFT, 134,000 pixels
Connectivity • USB 2.0
• A/V out
• DC-IN
Power • NP-FR1 Rechargeable InfoLithium® Battery,
• AC adapter included (in-camera charging)
In the box*

NP-FR1 Rechargeable InfoLithium Battery
AC-LS5 Battery Charger
A/V and USB Cables
Wrist Strap
MSA-32A 32MB Memory Stick® Media
Software CD-ROM (Picture Package™ for Sony v1.0 (Windows), Pixela™ ImageMixer VCD2 (Macintosh), SPVD-012.1 USB Driver, Cyber-shot Life tutorial (Windows)

Other features

Spot & Multi-pattern metering
PictBridge and DPOF compatible
Live Histogram & playback histogram
• Autofocus Illuminator
Optional 2.6x Tele converter lens (VCL-DH2630)
Optional 1.7x Tele converter lens (VCL-DH1730)
Optional 0.7x Wide converter lens (VCL-DH0730)
Optional Camera Dock (Cyber-shot Station CSS-PHA)
Optional Slave flash + bracket
Optional waterproof case (Marine Pack MPK-PHB)
Optional filter kits and filter adapter

Weight (inc batt) 147 g (5.4 oz)
Dimensions 108 x 52 x 26mm (4.25 x 2.1 x 1in)

* Supplied accessories may differ in each country or area