A powerful 12.1 megapixel 1/2.3 Super HAD CCD image sensor helps you capture gorgeous images with superb contrast and clarity down to the finest detail. With 12.1 megapixels, you can create stunning, photo-quality prints up to A3 size, or crop your images and still come away with high resolution shots.4x Optical Zoom Lens:
4x optical zoom lens captures sharp images, even from a distance, and enables close-up shooting up to just under 2" (5cm) from the subject.2.7" LCD display (230k pixels):
A large 2.7" (230K pixels) LCD display features sharp, natural color that makes it easy to compose shots, read menus, and view photos.Face Detection technology:
Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus and exposure to deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.SteadyShot digital image stabilization:
SteadyShot digital image stabilization compensates for camera shake and helps prevent blur by capturing two photos at high shutter speeds and combining them into a single clear image.High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200):
High ISO allows for faster shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a flash. In addition to High Sensitivity Mode (ISO), you can select up to eight ISO settings (Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200) when shooting in Program Auto Mode to adjust sensitivity to your shooting conditions.Scene Selection modes:
Choose from six convenient Scene Selection modes to quickly adjust for specific shooting conditions, including Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Snow, and Beach.Easy Shooting Mode:
With Easy Shooting Mode, even beginners can take great photos. In Easy Shooting Mode, easy-to-understand basic instructions are displayed on the LCD screen and the camera switches to all automatic settings so you can just take the picture without worrying about settings.Histogram display:
Histogram display gives you more control over your images with the ability to optimize exposure adjustments for better detail in both light and dark areas of a photo.Function Guide:
This beginner-friendly optional function helps navigate through the various functions and settings displaying the description of chosen functions or settings on the LCD screen.Lithium-ion battery:
Included lithium-ion battery provides added convenience with longer lasting power than alkaline batteries.In-Camera Retouching Tools:
Retouch and enhance your photos on the go with in-camera Trimming and Red-Eye Correction functions.Multi-purpose Resize function:
The Multi-purpose Resize function lets you change the aspect ratio of an image right in the camera, so you can adjust images as necessary, whether you want to display them on a compatible HDTV3, e-mail them or upload them to a blog (PC with internet connection required).Direct Playback Button:
Direct Playback Button provides one-touch ability to review images while shooting, or quickly start up Playback Mode from power-off status.Picture Motion Browser ver. 4.0:
Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser ) PC software2 provides a simple, easy-to-use way to transfer video and still images to your PC, as well as sort, edit, and output to data disc and the Web (PC with internet connection required). Finding your images with PMB is easy with Calendar view and Face Search. Face Search allows you to filter by faces (one or many) and also a specific person?s face. Share images and videos on popular sharing sites with Media Services function.
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Comments about Sony Sony DSC-S980 Cyber-shot Digital Camera (Black):
This camera is a great product.
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The picture are very clear.