Mark Peters : May 28th 2009 - 16:20 CET
|Sony CyberShot W180
Sony CyberShot DSC-W180 digital camera : Great pictures to fit everyone’s pocket; Sony has announced a new CyberShot digital camera. The slim and stylish Sony CyberShot W180 offers superb picture quality and outstanding value. The Sony Cyber-shot W180 is the perfect no-fuss choice for anyone who wants to capture family moments, holidays and nights out. The Sony W180 looks great with slim, clean lines and a choice of silver, black or red colour finish options. Ideal for first-time photographers, the camera is beautifully easy to use, with a simple slide switch to select photo/movie/playback modes. For maximum creative freedom, a choice of seven Scene Selection modes adjusts camera settings automatically to suit virtually any subject. |
10.1 megapixel Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W180
While the Sony CyberShot W180 offers superb value, the new digital camera doesn't compromise on class-leading picture quality and easy-to-use features. A high resolution of 10.1 effective megapixels ensures crisp, detail-packed enlargements to A3 size and beyond. Pristine picture quality is further enhanced by the high-quality 3x optical zoom lens. Smart zoom boosts maximum magnification to a frame-filling 17x for even more dramatic close-ups.
Sony CyberShot W180 camera features
The Sony W180 also offers a generously-sized 2.7” Clear Photo LCD screen for a bright, clear view of images and quick confirmation of camera settings. The improved Face Detection recognises up to 8 faces in a scene, fine-tuning focus and exposure for better-looking portraits. For even happier people pictures, Smile Shutter automatically takes a picture when your subject smiles.
Sony DSC-W180 SteadyShot image stabilisation
SteadyShot image stabilisation reduces the effects of camera shake when you’re shooting handheld. A special shooting mode boosts sensitivity to ISO 3200, letting you freeze moving subjects with faster shutter speeds or capture atmospheric interiors without flash.
Sony W180 delivered with Picture Motion Browser software
Also supplied with the Sony CyberShot W180 is the latest version (4.2.01) of Picture Motion Browser software (for PC). The software makes it easy to manage and share your collection of digital photos and video clips and for uploading these to YouTube, Picasa or other image and video sharing web-sites.
Sony CyberShot W180 digital camera
This year's colourful range of CyberShot cameras from Sony gives you so much more. With the Sony CyberShot W180 you will stand out from the crowd with a slim and elegant look. Grab amazing images with smart features like a big LCD screen, Smile Shutter and Movie Recording. With the new Sony CyberShot W180 it’s all in the detail.
Sony Cybershot DSC-W180 features
• Effective Pixels : 10.1 megapixels
• Sensor : 1 / 2.33 type Super HAD CCD
• Lens : Sony camera lens
• Zoom : 3x Optical Zoom
• ISO : 3200
• Face Detection function : Yes
• Smile shutter function : Yes
• LCD Display : 2.7” Clear Photo LCD
• Camera battery Life : 145 mins
• Image stabiliser : SteadyShot
• Camera colours : Silver, Black, Red
Sony CyberShot W180 review
The Sony Cyber-shot W180 compact digital camera is available from July 2009. As soon as we receive a Sony DSC-W180 test sample, we will publish a picture gallery with high resolution photos, followed by an extended Sony CyberShot DSC-W180 review.