Sony Cybershot DSC W730

Key Specifications

  • Focal Length: 4.5 - 36 mm
  • Resolution: 16.1 MP
  • Sensor size: 1/2.3 inches
  • Screen size: 2.7 inches
  • Sensor type: CCD
  • Optical Zoom: 8X
  • Digital Zoom: 32X
  • Type: Point & Shoot
  • Built-in Flash: Yes
  • Red Eye Reduction: Yes
  • Battery Type: Li-ion
  • LCD Info Display: TFT LCD

Sony Cybershot DSC W730 REVIEW:

Sony Cybershot DSC W730: Featuring a 16MP Image Sensor and Optical Image Stabilization

Sony’s latest gadget, the Cybershot DSC W730 is more of a budget friendly camera with several innovative attributes to boast of. Be it the cumulative pixels or the integrated OIS, the Cybershot DSC W730 has a lot to offer at an affordable tick. This compact can now be purchased from the leading online retail stores and here is more about the same:


The Cybershot DSC W730 boasts of a 16MP image sensor, resulting out of the similarly tagged photo detector pixel level. In terms of resolution, the Cybershot DSC W730 supports 4608x3456 as the maximum limit. Other resolutions are also featured with the lowest being 640x480 pixels. In terms of image or aspect ratio, the Cybershot DSC W730 supports 16:9 and 4:3, depending upon the stills and offered resolution. The CCD sensor measures 6.17mmx4.55mm besides featuring the 1/ 2.3inch layout. In terms of ISO sensitivity, the Cybershot DSC W730 exhibits an expansive range of 100-3200 besides the built-in Auto mode for extreme conditions. 6 white balance presets are also involved in addition to the solitary custom white balance mode. Uncompressed RAW format seems to be missing but the Cybershot DSC W730 features the Steady Shot optical image stabilization.

Focus and Optics

The Cybershot DSC W730 packs in a pretty useful lens offering a focal range of 25-224mm. In terms of lens aperture, the Cybershot DSC W730 offers F3.3-F6.3. This compact offers 9X optical zooming limit besides supporting digital zoom as well. Manual focus is missing but the featured AF modes make up for this omission. Some of the included autofocus modes are Contrast Detect, Center, Touch, Face Detection and many more. Macro focus range of up to 5cm is also supported.


The Cybershot DSC W730 boasts of a fixed 2.7 inch screen. In terms of resolution, 230K dots are included. Touch support is present with the TFT LCD display in addition to the Live View addition. This panel however misses out on a viewfinder.

Photography and Videography

The Cybershot DSC W730 offers a shutter speed range of 2-1/1600 sec. Several subject or scene modes are supported in addition to the built-in flash. The Cybershot DSC W730 offers a built-in flash range of 2.80m. External flash is missing but the featured flash modes in advanced, slow sync etc. readily make up for the same. Burst shooting at 1 frames per second is supported. Self-timer is include besides the 3 metering modes.

HD videos can be recorded at 30 frames per second. The Cybershot DSC W730 also captures 480p movies at 30 frames per second. In terms of video formats, the Cybershot DSC W730 supports MPEG-4 and AVCHD. Mono speaker and mono microphone are also integrated.

Connectivity and Storage

The Cybershot DSC W730 supports USB 2.0 and the orientation sensor. SD, SDHC and SDXC cards are supported in addition to the Memory Stick Pro Duo and HG Duo.

Design and Battery

The Cybershot DSC W730 weighs 122g and packs in the Li-Ion NP-BN battery offering up to 240 shots on a single charge.

Sony Cybershot DSC W730 Price Not Yet Available

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Sony Cybershot DSC W730 Specifications

Price Not Available
Screen TypeTFT LCD
Screen Size2.7 inches
+ LENS & Focus
Optical Sensor Resolution16.1 MP
Focal Length4.5 - 36 mm
Lens TypeCarl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 8
Sensor Size1/2.3 inches
Sensor TypeCCD
ISO RatingAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
MeteringMulti, Center Weighted, Spot
Maximum Shutter Speed1/1600 sec
Auto FocusCenter Weighted AF
Manual FocusNo
Optical Zoom8X
Digital Zoom32X
Shooting ModesIntelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection, Picture Effect
Continuous ShotsYes, 100 Shots at 1.0 fps
Macro ModeYes, 5 cm (W) - 150 cm (T)
Self TimerYes, 2 and 10 sec
Built in FlashYes
External FlashNo
Flash ModesAuto, Flash On, Slow Sync, Flash Off, Advanced Flash
Flash Range0.3 - 2.8 m (W), 1.5 - 2 m (T)
Face DetectionYes
Color FilterRGB Color Filter
Red Eye ReductionYes
White BalancingAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
Image Display Resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
Image Sizing230,400 dots
Image FormatJPEG, DCF, DPOF
Video Display Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Video FormatWAV
Audio FormatH.264
Audio Video InterfaceNTSC, PAL
Internal Memory27 MB
External StorageD / SDHC / Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies) / Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies) / Stick PRO Duo (
Dimensions93.1 x 52.3 x 22.5 mm
Weight122 g
USB CableUSB 2.0
Battery TypeLi-ion Rechargeable Battery
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