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I have had this wonderful little camera for about 3 years now and although it is showing signs of wear it has still served me very well. The camera in question is a Sony Cybershot DSC-T70 and I know this because it is written on the top of it otherwise I would have no idea what make or model it is apart from knowing its a SONY. I have always trusted Sony's as they are a good name in electronics and when I bought this I was actually looking for a small compact digital camera that fits well in my bag and can be taken anywhere and this totally fitted the bill.
The camera is very slimline (I will post the camera details at the end of this review) and small, smaller than a phone and fits really nicely in my bag. I do have a case for it which adds a bit of bulk but if I go out for the evening I just pop it in my clutch bag without the case and it hardly takes up any space at all. What I love about this camera is that it is extremely easy to use. I am not very technically minded and so it was important for me to have a camera that is basically a point and shot but that still provides me with clear looking photos.
On the back of the camera is a screen. This pretty much takes up the whole back of the camera and measures approximately 3 inches by 2 inches. For me this is plenty big enough to view the image in front of me and also to view the photo I have just taken to check that I am happy with the outcome. The front of the camera has a slide down portion which works as the opening of the lens. As soon as you flip down this bit the camera is on and ready to take a picture. I think this is a really nice function as sometimes, especially with little kids you need to be ready at the flick of a switch to take that all important cute photo and with this camera I can. Then, there is a button at the top of the camera which you press and voila, the photo is taken. I am quite pleased with the shutter time as basically as soon as you press this button the photo is taken, no waiting for the camera to take the picture. If you want to zoom in or out there is a scroll button on the right hand side of the camera that you just move with your finger, really quite easy when you are holding the camera.
In order to view the photo you have just taken you press a little button that has a arrow icon on it. Once this button is pressed there are a number of touch screen icons you can press. If you wish to delete the photo there is a picture of a trash can, you press this button and then it asks you if you wish to delete, (ok or exit) so you can exit if you don't want to delete the photo. In order to go back and forth and see all your photos saved on your memory card you just push the little back and forward arrows. In order to cancel any function at any time you can just push the back button and you will go back to your original screen, it really is quite as simple as that.
I have had my battery since I bought this camera and have not needed to replace it at all. It is located at the bottom of the camera and comes out with a push on it. It is a lithium type D Sony battery and is easily charged in the plug in the wall charger that comes with the camera. This only takes about an hour and the camera is up and running again. You can see how much battery power you have when you turn on the camera as it is displayed in the top left hand side of the camera.
The memory card also goes in the same slot as the battery does. I have a Sony memory stick pro duo, 2GB and have over 800 photos stored on the camera although I do need to delete some. The memory card fits in camera booths such as those in Boots as so it is easy to print off your photos when you get a good one.
I have had a problem with this camera which I understand is common as some of my friends have this camera too and have had the same problem. The motor was going in the camera and it shook when I turned it on or tried to take a photo. Very annoying when you are in San Francisco trying to get an artistic shot of the Golden Gate bridge. It did this for about a week and then all of a sudden fixed itself as a year later it is still working and going strong.
There is a handy strap on the right hand side of the camera which you can sling over you wrist and take your camera on the go. All in all I would recommend this camera for people who want to get quick, easy photos on the go.
Features as listed on the Sony website:
8.1 effective megapixels
3x optical zoom, 6x digital zoom, up to 15x smart zoom
Smile shutter function responds to a smiling face
Face Detection automatically tracks and focuses on faces in the picture
Photo TV HD output with music (using optional cable)
Bright 3.0-inch (7.62cm) Clear Photo LCD plus touch screen, 16:9 aspect ratio
Carl-Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens
BIONZ processor for improved picture quality and very high speed operation
Ultra stylish, slim silver aluminium body with sliding lens cover
Double anti-blur solution:Super SteadyShot and ISO 3200 High Sensitivity (REI)
This camera has lasted me very well throughout the past 3 or so years and in that time, I have taken over 3000 photos with it. It is small and portable and easy to switch on and off, simply by pulling the lens cover down. It has 8.1 megapixels, face detection and has a touch screen. The touch screen is very handy for zooming in on photos, simply by touching the area you wish to zoom in on. However, sometimes when a person is taking a photo, they touch the screen by accident and go into a menu, so I have to come out of it for them, so it takes longer to take the photo. The camera comes with appropriate cables for putting the photos onto the computer and on the TV. The camera also takes videos and it has a built-in speaker with adjustable volume, so the videos can be played back with sound.
The camera has a range of editing features built in, such as cropping, red-eye removal and a Paint-like facility, which allows you to scribble over a photo in a colour or insert images ('stamps') onto the photos. These editing features are handy for a small number of photos, however I find that it is fairly time consuming so I tend to remove the red-eyes etc... on the computer as it is easier and quicker. Another interesting feature is the slide-show facililty, whereby you can view your photos with music in the background. However, I think I only used this once when I first bought the camera as it is a lot easier to view the photos in a slide show on the computer.
The quality of the photos is certainly the best I've seen on a camera of this standard. The photos look very professional and although my friends all have cameras, when we go out we tend to take most photos on my camera as they all agree that it is better. The flash is very strong and if you take a picture in a completely dark room, you can see everything in it very clearly as the flash is so bright.
On the other hand, to begin with I found the colours on photos not quite true to what they are in the flesh. For example, on one occasion I noticed my hair looking slightly red-tinted, when in fact it is blonde! However, I very rarely notice a problem with the colour processing so it may have just been the lighting on that particular day. If you do find the colours to be a problem, you can adjust the setting on the camera. The only other downside is that I feel that the battery doesn't last that long. On a night out, I often take 80-100 photos and the battery runs out at the end of the night. But this includes my friends looking at the photos on the camera throughout the night, so you could argue that the battery life is very good considering the amount of time it is used for.
The cost of the camera was fairly high in shops on the high street, as it is a very good camera so you do get what you pay for. But I managed to find it more cheaply on pixmania.com so I bought it there. This was 3 years ago so by now the camera will probably be sold for a lot cheaper
I've been using this camera occasionally for over a year now and for the most part, I've been extremely impressed. Historically, I've never really been a fan of devices that rely on touchscreen technology, but the T70 has won be over, somewhat.
The touchscreen allows for the shape of the camera to be significantly nicer than most - there are a couple of small buttons on the top of the camera (power, shutter, zoom and "review"), but that's it. All other features are taken care of by the large, bright touchscreen on the rear. This gives the camera a really pleasing overall look and shape - and makes it ideal for slipping into a suit pocket for attending a wedding, or for keeping with you around theme parks and so on.
Photos and video are both of a good standard...I tend to judge a digital camera by what percentage of pictures I take come out as "keepers" and a good 90% of the photos I take with this camera are in focus, lit well etc. Face detection works very well, as does a feature allowing you to select the item you wish to focus on using the touch screen - this enables you to make some simple "arty" shots, but obviously nothing on the level achievable with a DSLR.
Build quality seems solid and I've had no problems to report in all the time I've been using it.
Only downside to the camera, really, is that it requires Sony Pro Duo sticks and a Sony-specific cable to connect to a computer. If it used (cheaper) SD cards and a standard mini-usb adapter, it would be a much better camera.
There are very few brands out there that I would confess to having any sort of "loyalty" to. However, when it comes to digital cameras (non SLR), ever since owning the DSC-U30 I have always bought Sony, in particular the Cybershot range because of the design and great lenses.
I bought this lad a couple of years back for £170 (very reasonable price for this bit of kit). This camera comes in four colour options, Pink, Black, Silver or White. I opted for the black one as I feel it is sleeker looking and everyone seems to own a silver camera! This model is the successor to the excellent T20 model which would also have been an excellent choice but with slightly less performance.
I'll start with why I bought it. Firstly, as I said above it is a Sony and I've found you cannot really go wrong with this brand. They have developed a real reputation for themselves for producing excellent quality digital cameras at competitive market prices.
The DSC-T70 main features are an 8.2 megapixels CCD, a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, 3x optical zoom without a lens that retracts and a 3" LCD touch screen (Full specs at the end of the review). The outer casing is aluminium which means it is both robust and light. I have on occasion dropped this camera and it still continues to work fine...I would not recommend trying this at home though.
I've used a number of Sony cameras with Carl Zeiss lenses. This company has over 150 years experience in optical technologies and their partnership with Sony has produced what I consider to be the best all round package money can buy in the compact camera range.
Given that I can be a bit flash (excuse the pun), I wanted something a little more to show off to my mates and this was provided with the touch screen function on this camera, allowing both easy navigation through the menus and awed looks from my mates!
Also important is the face recognition technology which is now becoming commonplace in new cameras. This model actually has a function which recognises when someone is smiling! I have no idea how it does it, but it is a useful function which I have used a lot. Also there is a "Touch it" function which allows you to actually touch the area on the LCD screen that you wish to focus on. I have also used the red eye retouch function which, as is fairly obvious by the name, allows you to remove red eye from pictures.
The model includes Sony's SuperSteadyShot image stabiliser ensuring no blurry pictures and its high sensitivity allows you to take crystal clear pictures in any kind of lighting.
The size of this camera was also a major factor in the purchase. I really liked my old DSC-U30 which was tiny, I knew I wasn't going to get anything that size again without sacrificing specs. However, because the T70 does not have a lens that pokes out it makes it really compact and sleek looking.
As I own a HD TV, I was also happy with the fact that I could connect my Sony up to my TV via the HD output to view my masterpieces on the big screen.
On to the picture quality and I am very fussy when it comes to my pictures, I do not like blurry, out of focus shots at all. The T70 takes great sharp pictures to rival any other digital camera that I have used, the colours and brightness levels are also bang on. Even at maximum zoom the picture quality is still very much up there with what you can expect from a 3x optical zoom model.
Indoor pictures with the flash are also very good quality, with the flash not as harsh as some models, leaving a softer shot. Any red eye caused by the flash can be cleared away using the built in tool.
I would not really recommend an indoor shot without flash. The camera does not focus well in low light so you are best off using the flash for shots in darker conditions. However, after reading some reviews I found that if I increased the ISO I could get some better looking shots in lower light conditions without using the flash - something to bare in mind.
The shutter lag (time between pressing the shutter button and the camera recording the shot) is one of the lowest out there which is part of the Cybershot range's appeal, this allows you to take multiple shots in a shorter space of time.
The camera also has a video function allowing you to record short videos. This is not a function I use a lot as the quality I have found from digital cameras is not great on either sound or picture. If I wanted to record video I would buy a camcorder.
Overall, this is a light, stylish, easy to use and fantastic quality digital camera. For the money it cost I don't think I could have chosen better at the time. £170 nowadays would get you more but I would still look to the Cybershot range first. The LCD touch screen is massive and a great innovative function. The lens is superb as I have come to expect from Sony/Carl Zeiss providing clear pictures without distortion. After taking your snaps there are plenty of functions to touch them up and you can show friends and family via a slide show on an HD TV or print pictures directly from the camera.
My verdict: Picture Perfect!
3'' LCD widescreen & touch screen
8.2 Megapixels and 3X optical zoom
Dimensions: 90 x 56.4 x 20.7
Batteries: Lithium ion (NP-BD1). According to Sony you should be able to take in the region of 270 shots before the battery needs to be recharged.
Memory cards: 31mb of memory has been built into the camera. This is enough for around 13 shots. The camera is also compatible with the following memory sticks: Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo. Memory Stick PRO Duo High Speed, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo.
In the Box: USB (2.0 high speed)/AV out cables, Paint Pen, CD ROM with Picture Motion Browser Ver2.1
**Review also posted by myself on the Ciao reveiw website**
I got this camera for my last birthday on reccomendation from my brother in law. It is a good camera with lots of great features, the smile shutter especially drew lots of interest when I used the camera at my birthday dinner. You need to take the time to learn the features though and I wouldn't say this camera is easily navigated.
On the upside the wide screen is good as is the touch screen facility although it does seem to get dirty quite quickly and it would have been nice if it had come with a plastic protecter sheet or something (I know you can buy these seperately).
On the negative side, I managed to lose a whole bunch of photos when I put the memory stick in while the camera was on - it does say in the instructions not to do this so my fault but it still seemed very easy to lose the images so take care.
All in all a decent camera for a reasonable price.
This camera is manufactured by a top brand sony which creat quaity premium products. The cyber shot is a top brand created by sony which make a range of the top camera's.This model has a 3"inch tft color screen to see what your picture will look like once developed or uploaded to your pc. It has a good picture resolution at 8.1 megapixals which can take some great photos.
This camera looks very nice with the black and silver contrasting colours create a stylish product. It also has many additional features inc audio recording, digital image rotation and memory card slots.
I would recomend this camera for home use rather than professional use as for high quality camers i would recomend a high quality slr camera which with the correct knowledge, the camera's available are amazing.
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This camera, in my opinion, is the best one around of its size and specification. It is very stylish, very sleek with the shutter that pops down revealing the lens, and the black colour makes it a classic for both males and females, although the other colours look great as well.
This camera with its 8.1 mega pixels takes great photos, unless you are a professional photographer you really do not need more than this... in fact you do not even need such a high amount as lower mega pix's still take good quality photos.
This camera is very easy to use (especially for the non-technical sort of people like myself). It's great looking and is the perfect size (it's small enough to fit into any handbag i own, yet being large enough that it feels sturdy unlike say the tiny Finepix which i have broken 3 of already...woops). I give this camera top marks in every field out of all the small digital cameras around.
I had this camera bought for me when my last camera ceased to function-it is lightweight and fits easily into pockets/bags. I love the different colour options-particularly suiting the younger generation!
It's a great all round camera with easy to use touch-screen;I still haven't needed to read the instruction leaflet it's that straight forward (and I am not technically gifted!). Although this probably means it would be less good for those wishing to take more professional photos.
The battery lasts for a long time-I have bought a spare rechargable battery as well in which case it would last the length of most holidays without the need to carry charging units around.
In summary a great all round small camera for day-to-day use with the colour options making it that little bit more exciting.
the camera is so cool and the features are so useful ,i think ,it is good for you.
Alright, I bought this camera, somewhat 3 days ago and I am very happy with my decision of going for Sony Cybershot. First of all I needed a sleek camera with powerfull lens and nice zoom feature, since I had a nice 40" lcd, I wanted to have my camera a full HD support. Now voilla, this camera has all features and it is a great buy for me.
Few of my mate suggested me to go for Canon and at one point I started to think over it. I saw canon and then compared the two cameras for the same price.
T70 had smile shutter like canon, a nice 10MP lens like canon, face detection like canon, easy operation like canon. Then you must think that I should have gone for canon because afterall canon is only devoted for this photo things, like making cameras and handycam and all that stuff. But tell you what, I focussed on other things too. I wanted a nice battery life in my camera, canon didn't had that in that specific nice range of $335, it had 2AA cell thing. I didn't like this, then i already said that I wanted a sleek camera, and I couldn't see any sleek one in canon range which I easily found in Sony.
So there goes it. That is why I chose Sony and not canon. Now, I am very happy with it. The picture quality is awesome and it has 4X optical zoom with 8X Precision Zoom and that is great. The pictures are clear down to the hair and just feel great. There are several option to take any picture nicely, there are landscape, macro, beach, underwater etc.
Then there is well known smile shutter. I made real fun for it. I put that camera on one corner of the room with all set on auto and I just pressed the smile icon on the great 3" lcd with touch sensitive panel. Then me and my friends just went in the mood and laughed and giggled and made fun of each other. And then when I checked my camera, there were very lovely and precious photos of my friends and me with no artificial smile. It was all so real that I felt my heart beat with pleasure. It may sound ridiculous to you but it mattered alot to me.
Then I love its sleekness and beauty, I can put it in my pocked like my mobile without feeling any weight or something.
The movie captured by this camera are awesome and I know that I would never need a handy cam again, because guys I am not a professional, just a hobby photographer and this T70 has really paid me off.
I think that if you require the same things as I do, like sleekness, great picture, great looks, movie, real smiles then choose Sony Cybershot and think twice if you are going for Canon.
I was bought this camera as a gift for my birthday and it has been one of the best presents ever! The picture quality is outstanding (the professional photographers pictures from my wedding weren't as good - seriously!) and I have captured some of the best moments of my life as the camera is small enough to fit in any purse or handbag but packs a mammouth punch with picture, film and movement quality. The quick snap push down lense cover is extremely handy as you can do it one handed, the screen is fantastic to look back at your shots or videos (even my very near-sighted granny can appreciate this!) and the quick snap photography with anti-shake mechanism is fantastic when jumping around at a concert or catching unexpected moments of hilarity. It is also very child and clumsy adult (me) proof as it has taken a few knocks and shocks and still works just as well as the day I got it. A very satisfied customer - would recommend to everyone!
The T70 is a good stylish slimline camera, its great for taking on a night out. The camera focus's well as you would expect with a cyber shot, the 8.1 mega pixal gives great photo quality, and a 3x opitcal zoom, which means you can get really close, to things that arevery far away, brilliant! The camera feautures many functions, inclduing night mode, macro mode, sports mode, ect ect. The camera is so small it fits right in your bag or your pocket without being bulky, its also very lightweight.
The battery life on the camera is also very good, charging very fast and lasting up to 200 hours, which is a good few days shooting time.
My main problem with the camera, which actually does end up realating to the battery life,is that if it is in my bag or my pockey the front slider falls down,this causes the camera to be n when you are not using it and the battery getting worn down. Other than that, great camera!
I have had this camera for a while now and I have only one thing to say about it - it's great!
It has loads of functions which allows even the most amateur photographer (i.e. me) to take wonderfully varied photos (who knew I could macro things!).
The camera itself is a very smart slimline design, it's small and lightweight and easily fits into my bag, even my small evening bags, without adding bulk. The screen is quite large and has several options depending on what you want to see on the screen (battery life, time, light concentration etc).
The battery life is very good and charges to full within an hour and lasts for just over 200 minutes (this has lasted me for a whole week on holiday).
There is a function to set up different functions for 'two' cameras so that you can easily switch between the two settings if you have favourites (sepia, spot focus...).
What else I have found brilliant is that you can view the photos you've taken in a slide show (nothing new there I know) but you can choose how the photos are shown and the music for the show.
The video recorder of the camera is also good however I have found that you lose a little of the brightness.
Photos are easily downloaded and there are leads in the pack that enable you to view them straight onto your tv.
All in all, this is a great little camera.
I was recently in the market for a cheapish digital camera, for both personal and work use. I actually found this camera a lot cheaper than the compare function on this website is showing. I went down to the local Costco, which for those of you don't know buy a huge selection of items and sell them for cheaper than the RRP, you have to do your research though as not all items work out cheaper.
Anyway, I paid about £110 which I thought was pretty good.
I am not a technology geek, however I have become Sonys B*tch, hd this and blu-ray that, and wanted to be able to upload pictures of the properties I go round (Im an estate agent), and also pictures for when I am smashed out of my noodle on the town.
This camera is perfect for both and can be easily navigated using it's touch screen. I am the normal man and don't ever read through the destruction manulas, more keep pressing it and see what works out for the the best.
Just a small level of statistics, the camera comes with a 3.0" widescreen touch panel, which for a camera that can only be 3.4" is pretty impressive. Face detection for those nights on the razz where pictures become really blurry and also a smile shutter.
Also, I realise most people's concern with these things comes with uploading the pictures, it's all well and good to take good photo's but what use are they if you can't upload any of them. I have never had a problem with the package that comes with this and it takes me roughly about 20 seconds from when I plug the camera in to when I can browse through the images on my computer.
These are the core selling points of the camera and unless you are truly involved in digital photography I would say in the year 2008 this is a fantastic camera for the price and will hopefully keep me going for years to come.
Digital camera maker have more competition in non-SLR camera, and less profit.
Companies are in the market due to Digital SLR, otherwise there is no adequate profit with compact cameras.
But the compact camera market is very popular and almost every camera maker company lunching averages 5-10 cameras every year.
Some of the companies like Nikon giving more priority to Digital SLR cameras, but Canon and Sony having equal target on both markets in Digital SLR as well as Non-DSLR.
As considering compact camera market Sony has launched a series of pockatable compact cameras giving it 'T' series model.
And as they become most popular compact camera and strong competitor with canon's most appreciated Ixus series.
In the line of its 'T' series Sony have launched T200 and T70 model camera sometime one year ago.
Here I will take a look on T70, compact camera and with compare to other cameras as well.
The camera have good feature as well as better handling and now after a years later it gives good value of money as well.
I will discuss here some good feature of this compact camera as well as some disadvantages also.
Some good features..
The first thing I would like to mention that this camera has a slide cover, and it gives a extra fun in life....no power consume to open cover.
T70 have effective 8.1 MegaPixel sensor, and it is more enough for photography.
Higher sensor will consume more memory (if we provide setting for higher pixel) and I don't think that generally we need higher pixel photographs.
But more of less, 5 megapixel setting is just enough ao that it is not a matter of higher MegaPixel camera will be better, but 8 Mega pixel is just adequate and you will never feel less.
Maximum resolution for captured picture will be 3264x2448, just think about this resolution, what u say?
I think for travel camera it is more than what we require; higher resolution will require more memory and storage media.
Camera has 3 x optical zoom and 6 x digital zoom as well.
Just consider the design of camera, it doesn't have lens like many other camera have, built technique of lens is something like it will never go out of camera, such other camera have like this.
When we switch on the camera it will never throw out the lens, means mechanical system has some latest technology that can provide less covered are by lens and provide optical zoom also.
Camera have 6x digital zoom also, with combination of optical zoom it will provide total of 18x zoom.
And here is good news that this camera also provides optical zoom during movie mode, it is the best feature that this camera has.
Camera has excellent Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar , lens
Focal Number of the camera is 3.5 - 4.3
Focal Length f = (35mm Conversion) is 6.33 - 19.0mm (38 - 114mm)
3" (7.6 cms) (230K pixels) Clear Photo LCD, very big LCD screen, have a fun..
Camera has inbuilt exposure control for different situation like...
Auto, Program Auto, Scene Selection 10 Modes (Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Soft Snap / Landscape / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / High Speed Shutter / High Sensitivity / Smile Shutter)
Having good auto mode, so that u needs not to worry about your setting for appropriate shot.
You need to only keep your auto setting according to your shooting situation, than camera will automatically adjust exposure.
This camera have full range of shutter speed like, in Auto (1/4 - 1/1000) / Program Auto (1" - 1/1000).
The in built flash have a good range of coverage and it will provide the capturing limit like
When ISO Auto: 0.1 - 3.0m (Wide) / 0.25 - 2.5m (Tele), and ISO3200: up to 6.0m (W) / 5.0m (T)
ISO Sensitivity Setting
The very important feature that should be considered is the ISO setting of the camera, and how much noise creating in higher ISO setting...
Camera have adequate range of ISO setting like (Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200) .
But when we consider noise problem in camera than ISO will become fake...
Because this camera as up to ISO 200, it will provide average picture quality but above this the quality will become very noisy and at maximum ISO, the quality will be worst.
So that noise is a main problem in digital camera and camera maker companies are trying to solve this problem but yet we should accept some noise in our photographs also till we get some advanced technology for it.
This camera is a full metal body and slim construction
Dimensions (W x H x D) 90 x 56.4 x 20.7mm
Special Mention on Dimensions
Approx. 141g (Body), Approx. 172g (With Accessories)
And what are the accessories?
Have a look - Battery, Battery charger, multi cable, wrist strap and supporting software.
As I told earlier that camera have problem with higher ISO setting and it provides more noise above ISO200.
Other thing is that camera does not have optical view finder..
As we consider this camera for travel purpose than is is easily pockatable camera and you need not to worry about the size of camera.
It is like a mobile phone and very light weight and slim body.
If we neglect some about higher ISO setting than it is good travel camera.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70/B digital camera is a wonderful gadjet one should love to own. The appearence itself so stylish and very sleek and cute little camera. Unlike other digicams sony cyber-shot has excellent picture quality and maintanance free. people with gud eye for beauty must have one and as we all know, the brand name SONY is popular all over the world. The brand itself is enough to rely on its quality and clarity fo the pictures we take and also it has come with all new features, easy to handle and we can carry it easily. its really very easy to use. picture quality is superb. on overall its the one camera one should have to their eletronic gadgets list. still thinking go at once for it. wonderful little thing you would love to use it and u will be compelled to recommend the same to your friends too.
The slim little camera with the big widescreen, the sleek silver Cyber-shot DSC-T70 fits your lifestyle to a T - with a giant 3.0" widescreen touch-panel LCD for shooting and sharing, simple icon control and touch-and-zoom capability. For crystal-clear photos that won't disappoint, Face Detection technology and Smile Shutter mode help you capture more smiles. High-quality Carl Zeiss 3X Optical zoom and the Sony Double Anti-Blur Solution gives you great shots in low light - and HD Output lets you share memories in spectacular high definition on your Sony BRAVIA HDTV and other compatible HDTV models.