Saturday, September 22, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Fujitsu Algorithm Achieves Compresses Images by 1,000-1
Samsung Galaxy J4+ and J6+ Launched in India
Renesas to License Chip IP As It Seeks For New Revenue Sources
Razer Ifrit Packs a Professional Quality Microphone into a Low-profile Broadcast Headset
Micron, Toshiba Chips Found Inside New iPhones
3DMark Adds Ray tracing Benchmark
Adobe to Acquire Marketo for $4.75 Billion
PlayStation Now Adds Downloading of PS4, PS2 Games
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Digital Cameras > Sony of...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, September 11, 2004
Sony offers Cyber-shot M1 digital camera


Sony rolled out its new Cyber-shot DSC-M1 digital camera. The 5.1-megapixel digital camera hits store shelves in December for about $600, and is described as being about the size of a deck of cards.

It is held vertically and uses a 2.5-inch articulated LCD that swivels upward and rotates 270 degrees.

A hybrid recording mode lets users record up to five seconds of QVGA video before and three seconds after the full-resolution image is taken. The video and still image are stored as separate files. Data is recorded to Memory Stick Pro Duo media cards. The camera also features a 3x optical zoom lens, Sony InfoLithium rechargeable battery, and a USB cradle for connecting to a PC or Mac.

"This hybrid recording mode serves as something of a safety net for unanticipated moments that you'll later be glad you caught," said Steve Haber, senior vice president for Sony Electronics' Personal Mobile and Imaging Division. "Think of what happens immediately before and after the guest of honor walks into a surprise party. A photo may have been taken at just right moment, but the M1 can be a time machine that tells others what it was like to be there."

The camera uses a Carl Zeiss? Vario-Tessar? 3X optical zoom lens, and the zoom operates even while capturing video. The M1 model also uses Sony's Real Imaging Processor(TM) circuit, an ultra-fast processor that enables quick start-up and rapid shot-to-shot times. It also enhances the speed of advanced features that help the user get the picture right the first time, including sophisticated auto-exposure, auto-white balance and five-area, multi-point auto-focus features.

The M1 camera operates using Sony's InfoLithium? rechargeable battery system, displaying approximate to-the-minute remaining battery life on the LCD. It comes bundled with a custom-sized Cyber-shot Station USB cradle for keeping the battery charged and the camera connected to your PC for easy downloading. The Cyber-shot Station also connects to a TV for playing back videos and stills on the big screen.

Bundled software includes the PicturePackage(TM) 1.2 application, which includes a function for converting MPEG-4 video clips into the AVI format, allowing for easy editing.


Previous
Next
Japanese giants size up blue laser production        All News        Pace Reveals First MPEG-4 High Definition Set-Top Box Platform Pace Demonstrates Expertise in All Advanced Video Codecs
Sigma announces new flash unit and four lenses     Digital Cameras News      Carl Zeiss Lens in Camera Phones Enables Highest Quality in the Smallest Possible Space

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
PlayStation Now Adds Downloading of PS4, PS2 Games
New Sony PlayStation Classic Comes With 20 Pre-Loaded Games
Sony's Limited First Litter Edition aibo Available in U.S.
Sony Showcases Display, Home Audio and Projector Products at CEDIA Expo 2018
Sony Ends Repair Services for the PS2
Sony Unveils Its New Products at IFA 2018
Sony Announces First Fashion Watch
Sony's New Xperia XZ3 Flagship SmartphoneComes With a 6-inch HDR OLED Display
Sony Introduces the Tough and Ultra-Fast SF-G SD Card
Sony Launches the MASTER Series of 4K HDR TV with the AF9 OLED and ZF9 LCD Models Optimized for Netflix
Sony Raises Revenue Outlook On PlayStation Sales
Sony Releases 48-Megapixel Stacked CMOS Image Sensor for Smartphones

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .