Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55/P Digital Camera

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55/P Digital Camera

153 Ratings | 13 Reviews
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Look as brilliant as your pictures will with the Cyber-shot DSC-W55 digital camera. Powerful, colorful and pocket-sized, this ultra-compact camera offers superb 7.2 megapixels imaging, Carl Zeiss 3x...More

Description

Look as brilliant as your pictures will with the Cyber-shot DSC-W55 digital camera. Powerful, colorful and pocket-sized, this ultra-compact camera offers superb 7.2 megapixels imaging, Carl Zeiss 3x optical zoom lens, high ISO 1000 sensitivity for low-light shooting and Stamina battery power for up to 380 shots. A bright 2.5 LCD screen helps you compose shots, check results and read menus even in bright sunlight. 56MB of internal memory lets you capture the moment without a flash memory card. And a built-in slot for optional Memory Stick Duo media makes it easy to save and exchange photos.

Specifications

Quick Glance
LCD Screen Size2.5 in
Memory Card SupportMemory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Camera TypeCompact Camera
Effective Megapixels7.1 Megapixel
Image StabilizationOptical
Lens MountFixed
Normalized-Optical Zoom3
Normalized-Weight5.10
Image Processor
Total Pixels7200000
Image SensorCCD
General
Merchants (Images)DigitalCameraInfo
Other Features
Maximum Video Capture Resolution640 x 480
Interface Connection1 x Proprietary
FlashAuto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
Lens Features
Optical Zoom3 X
Digital Zoom2x
Focal Length6.30 mm to 18.90 mm
Max Aperture2.8 1/f
Storage
Installed Memory56 MB
Dimensions
Height3.5 in
Weight5.10 oz
Width2.2 in
Depth0.9 in
Reference
Warranty Information1 Year Limited
URLhttp://www.sony.com
Additional Specifications
Viewfinder TypeOptical
Image FormatJPEG
Continuous Shooting Speed1.3 frames/s (fps)
Normalized-Installed Memory56
Product LineCyber-shot
Max Focal Length18.9 mm
Shortest Shutter Speed1/2000 Second
Video Capture FormatMPEG-1
Longest Shutter Speed1 Second
Product ModelDSC-W55
Brand NameSony
Number of Resolution Modes10
Number of Scene Modes7
Metering CharacteristicsCenter-weighted, Multi-Segment, Spot
Minimum Shutter Speed2000 1/f
White Balance ModesAutomaticCloudyDaylightFluorescentIncandescentFlash
Min Focus Distance0.74 in
Bulb SettingNo
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Max Zoom18 X
Camera ModesScene Modes:BeachHigh SensitivityLandscapeSnowSoft SnapTwilightTwilight PortraitBurst Modes:4 Shot at 1.1 fps (7.2MP JPEG fine)64 Shot VGA at 1.3 fps (JPEG standard)Color Modes:Black & WhiteNaturalRichSepia
HD Movie ModeNo
Shutter Lag0.3 second(s)
Frequency BandBuilt-in Speaker & MicrophoneAF Illuminator LightSmart Zoom Technology:Up to 3.6x (5MP)4.5x (3MP)5.6x (16:9 2MP)14x (VGA Resolution)Multi Connector Interface:USBAudio/Video OutSensitivity:AutoISO 100ISO 200ISO 400ISO 800ISO 1000
Maximum Shutter Speed8 1/f
PictBridgeYes
Exposure SettingsAuto Exposure, Multiple Program Modes
Battery IncludeYes
Product SeriesW
Maximum Frame Rate30 frames/s (fps)
White BalanceAuto, Preset Modes
Focus FeaturesAuto Focus, Multiple Point Focusing, Spot Focus
GPSNo
Normalized-Digital Zoom2
Software IncludedPicture Motion Browser Version 2.0USB Driver
General FeaturesPhoto Date/Time Stamping, Pictbridge Support, Self Timer
Normalized-Height0.0035
Lens Construction6 Elements in 5 Groups
Maximum Image Resolution3072 x 2304
Image Sensor Quantity1
Included ComponentsCables - Audio/Video, Cables - USB, Carrying Strap, Microphone, Speaker
Exposure ControlProgram AE
Image Sensor Size0.4 in
Power SourceDC Input, Lithium Ion Battery
Min Aperture13 1/f
Battery Built-inNo
ISO Equivalencies100, 1000, 200, 400, 800
Min Focal Length6.3 mm
Max Horizontal Image Resolution3072 pixels
Normalized-Number of Image Sensor Pixels7.2
Max Vertical Image Resolution2304 pixels
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User Reviews

153 Ratings | 13 Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars

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  • I love you!!!

    By nabgfawjt eyrrrtut  Mar 30, 2009

    I love all albums Now xyz (xyz = number). I remember, since 1999, i have an album Now 5 but it is a casset not a CD. The song i love in Now 5 is "Italian" and a vietnames

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  • wonderful

    By joe  Jul 11, 2007

    love the camera

    Was this review helpful? Yes - No|2 out of 3 found this review helpful
  • camara

    By Stonnie R  May 28, 2007

    Excellent IN everyway

    Was this review helpful? Yes - No|6 out of 6 found this review helpful
  • review

    By Yahoo! Shopping User  Mar 15, 2007

    it has great features and is slim. it comes in a load of colors

    Was this review helpful? Yes - No|2 out of 3 found this review helpful
  • Awesome camera!

    By mcpickle  Aug 14, 2008

    ### This is a great camera! I'm an amateur photographer, and I'm using this camera as my primary camera right now - saving for a more high-tech camera. It's great!!! I'm out at all hours, taking pictures....and this camera DOES NOT disappoint! I really e...njoy using this camera. It's been from the Hoover Dam to NYC, and it's given me great pics! Read more Less

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  • Best digital camera i owned

    By Shopping_Gal  May 12, 2007

    Overall this is the best digital camera I owned, the flash really brighten things up and the screen is totally big that you can see what you are trying to take. I loved this camera!! The features are the best!!

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  • the best camera I have ever used

    By Ajith  Sep 17, 2008

    generally, it is a very good camera. can be adjusted in whatever the way you need. Handy size.

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  • Great Camera

    By Yahoo! Shopping User  May 14, 2008

    Fantastic camera. I highly recommend it. I like teh small memory slot.

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  • strong dcc

    By Yahoo Shopping User  Sep 22, 2008

    leasing op dans write!

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  • AMAZING!!!

    By Yahoo! Shopping User  Sep 8, 2007

    ### OMG I LOVE THIS CAMERA!! I've had it since last June, but it is totally awesome... 1. It's pink (that's a big thing for me) 2. Program Auto is a good feature where I can select which features I can use but the only thing that I don't like is th...at I have a problem with holding the camera still, but this camera has poor handling. ^^ otherwise, I perfectly recommend this camera!! Read more Less

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Pro Reviews

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

    The Imaging Resource

    This new Sony DSC-W55 offers a few improved specs over its predecessor, the DSC-W50 model. Most notable are the 7.2 megapixel CCD, more internal memory and its faster top shutter speeds. Read more

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