Sony Cybershot DSC W810: Featuring a 20MP Image Sensor and 2.7 Inch Screen
Sony’s Cybershot DSC W810 is a fantastic ultra-compact that offers an enviable sensor and other high-end attributes to boast of. The Cybershot DSC W810 is now available for purchase from the leading online retail stores and here is more about this exceptional yet affordable camera:
The Cybershot DSC W810 offers a 20MP image sensor resulting out of the 21MP sensor photo detector. In terms of image resolution, the Cybershot DSC W810 offers a maximum limit of 5152x3864 pixels besides supporting other formats like 640x480 pixels. 4:3 and 16:9 are the supported aspect ratios. The CCD image sensor measures 6.17mmx4.55mm besides sporting the 1/ 2.3 inch layout. 80-3200 is the supported ISO sensitivity range paired along with the Auto mode. 7 white balance presets are included in addition to the custom white balance mode. Optical image stabilization is supported by the Cybershot DSC W810 but the RAW format seems to be missing with the same.
Focus and Optics
The Cybershot DSC W810 features 26-156mm as the equivalent focal range. The Cybershot DSC W810 offers optical zooming capability for up to 6X. Maximum lens aperture on offer is F3.5-F6.5. Autofocus is supported by the Cybershot DSC W810 with the featured modes like contrast detect, multi-area, center, single and face detection. Digital zooming prowess is rendered to the Cybershot DSC W810 with a limit of up to 4X. Manual focus is missing but the normal focus range of 5cm, certainly makes up for this loss.
The Cybershot DSC W810 features a fixed screen with 230K dots as the display resolution. The 2.7 inch panel features Live View support but misses out on a viewfinder. The Cybershot DSC W810 boasts of the clear photo LCD panel sans touch support.
Photography and Videography
The Cybershot DSC W810 looks a pretty handy camera with a shutter speed range of 2-1/1500 sec. Aperture and shutter priority modes are excluded out of the scenario but the multiple scene modes do make up for this omission. Built-in flash support is rendered with an extensive limit of 3.20m. This range works perfectly with the Auto ISO mode, offering better low-light clicks. Several flash modes in Advanced, Slow Syncro and many more are also included. A self-timer is also included with a range of 2-10 sec. 3 metering modes in center-weighted, multi and spot are featured besides the exposure compensation mode.
In terms of video recording, HD movies can be captured in addition to the VGA snippets, both at 30 frames per second. H.264 is the supported video format. Viewing experience gets a boost with the mono microphone and mono speaker.
Connectivity and Storage
The Cybershot DSC W810 offers USB 2.0 as the lone connectivity scheme, facilitating faster file transfers at 480Mbit/ sec. SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards are supported in terms of storage besides the Memory stick Pro Duo and the Pro-HG Duo.
Build and Battery
The Cybershot DSC W810 weighs 111g and is powered by the NP-BN Li-Ion battery that is capable of supporting 200 clicks, once charged.