Sony CyberShot W70 and W100 presented

Posted on Tuesday, February 28 2006 @ 6:19 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony announced two new W-series digital cameras. The Sony Cyber-Shot W70 features a 7.2 megapixel sensor, whearas the Cyber-Shot W100 features a 8.1 megapixel one.

Two new stylish cameras offering all round versatility. The Sony Cyber-shot W70 and W100 are outstanding in every respect, combining up to 8.1 effective Megapixels and High Sensitivity, with built-in viewfinders, and packaged in sleek metal aluminium bodies. Playing tribute to classic camera design. These top of the range Cyber-shot W-series cameras combine a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x Optical Zoom lens with ‘Anti-Blur’ High Sensitivity ISO1250 on the Cyber-shot W100 and ISO1000 on the Cyber-shot W70. So, they’re both ideal for sharper shots when shooting moving subjects, indoor shooting or for more natural shots without the need of a flash.

The two newly developed Sony Super HAD CCDs at the heart of the cameras, results in sharp and vibrant pictures every time. The Cyber-shot W100 offers a 1/1.8” size 8.1 effective Megapixel CCD, and the Cyber-shot W70 a 1/2.5” size 7.2 effective Megapixel CCD. The cameras also feature a 6x Precision Digital Zoom, and a 14x VGA Smart Zoom on the Cyber-shot W70, that is increased to 15x on the Cyber-shot W100 - to help you view subjects near and far. You’ll never miss a shot with up to 360 shot* STAMINA battery life using the supplied LITHIUM-ION rechargeable battery, and thanks to the energy efficient Sony Real Imaging Processor.

The processor also enhances the shooting experience, keeping pictures sharp, colours real, and ensuring an extremely rapid camera operation. As well as automatic modes for quick shooting and ease of use, the Cyber-shot W100 also offers manual exposure settings suitable for the more creative photographer. Perfect for people who want a stylish compact camera with a classic camera feel, combined with superb image quality and flexible shooting options.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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