Ilse Jurriën : February 19th 2009 - 13:24 CET
Sony Cybershot DSC-H20
Sony Cybershot H20 digital camera : Sony is proud to announce its latest addition to its Cybershot series; the Sony Cybershot H20. If you need high performance in a compact, go-anywhere package, the Sony CyberShot H20 teams a powerful 10x optical zoom range and HD movie recording with purposeful styling. The Sony H20 digital camera model features 10.1 megapixels, a 10x Carl Zeiss optical zoom lens and a 3-inch (measured diagonally) LCD screen. The Sony H20 digital camera also has selected-face memory, allowing you to zero in on the main subject’s face. The next time the Sony H20 camera detects the priority face in the frame, it will automatically focus on that person.|
Capture HD movies with the Sony Cybershot H20
Left your camcorder behind? No problem. The Sony CyberShot H20 features 720p HD movie recording capabilities, to capture detail-packed video clips at a smooth 30 frames per second. Up to 60 mins of crisp HD video and stereo sound can be stored on a 4GB MemoryStick: that’s plenty of time to grab the highlights of a day out or short break. Hook up the Sony Cyber-shot H20 to any High Definition TV and enjoy the results when you’re back home. BRAVIA Sync makes it easy to control big-screen playback of movies and still photos with your BRAVIA TV’s remote.
Sony DSC-H20 retouch features
The Sony CyberShot DSC-H20 is equipped with tools to edit, archive and share. The Sony camera has in-camera retouch features like red-eye correction and image management to easily sort through thousands of photos in calendar view or album view. You can group favorites and filter by baby, adult, all faces or smiles. The PhotoMusic feature offers an HD slideshow mode with transitions and music for viewing on the camera or television.
Sony Picture Motion Browser 4.0 software
The new Sony CyberShot digital camera includes Picture Motion Browser 4.0. The latest version of Sony’s image management application simplifies sorting, viewing and searching through photos and video clips stored on your PC’s hard drive. There’s also a wide range of optional accessories available to help you get even more from your Cyber-shot.
Sony CyberShot accessories - Soft carry cases
There have been three new designs of soft carry cases introduced to protect the main unit against scratches and dust. The first a genuine leather case available in four colours (Black, Red, Brown & White) - LCS-CSVA. The second, a pressed leather case in a different design also in four colours (Black, Blue, Green & Pink) - LCS-CSVB and lastly a casual soft carrying case with six colour variations (Black, Green, Silver, Pink, Brown & Blue) - LCS-CSVC.
GPS unit for the Sony CyberShot DSC-H20
A newly developed GPS unit kit GPS-CS3KA can put geotag data to pictures taken by the Sony H20, these can then be viewed on maps with Google Earth software and uploaded on major web sharing services. The key benefits over the previous model are higher sensitivity, built-in memory card and SD slots and an LCD display for enhanced usage.
Sony Cyber-shot H20 Specifications
• 10.1 effective megapixels
• Carl Zeiss 10x optical zoom lens
• Record 720p HD movie clips
• Optical SteadyShot for clearer handheld shooting
• Enhanced Face Detection and Smile Shutter technology
Sony CyberShot H20 price & availability
The Sony CyberShot DSC-H20 is available from end-April 2009. The Sony H20 camera will be available in black for about $280.
Sony CyberShot DSC-H20 review
As soon as we receive a Sony CyberShot H20 test sample, we will publish a picture gallery with high resolution photos, followed by an extended Sony CyberShot DSC-H20 review.