Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P150 Review
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
|Body Material||Metal (aluminum)|
|Sensor|| 1/1.8" Sony Super HAD CCD
7.2 million effective pixels
3,072 x 2,304
|Movie clips|| 640 x 480 pixels @ 30fps
640 x 480 pixels @ 15fps
160 x 112 pixels @ 8fps
Motion JPEG (.avi)
Clip length limited only by media capacity (streaming)
640 x 480 pixels / 30 fps only with Memory Stick PRO media
Carl Zeiss 38 - 114mm equiv. (3x optical zoom)
|Focus|| TTL autofocus
5 Area Multi-Point AF
5-step Manual focus
6cm macro mode (Wide), 30cm (Tele)
|White Balance|| Auto
Saturation (3 levels)
|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
|Power|| NP-FR1 Rechargeable InfoLithium® Battery,
AC adapter included (in-camera charging)
|In the box*||
NP-FR1 Rechargeable InfoLithium Battery
Spot & Multi-pattern metering
|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
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