The new Sony N1 features an 8.1 effective Megapixel Super HAD CCD, as well as a 3-inch LCD supporting touch-screen operation.
The large hybrid 3.0 inch touch-sensitive LCD on the Sony Cyber-shot N1 makes this digital camera easier to use, allowing you to operate various functions when shooting and playing back by simply touching the LCD screen.
The featured paint and stamp function is great for families: using the supplied stylus, artistic and decorative final touches can be added to photos.
The new Pocket Album feature from Sony allows you to carry and view up to 500 of still photos on the camera's LCD screen. A separate, internal memory is dedicated to holding your pictures in VGA size thumbnails. In addition, images can be viewed on a connected TV screen. Of course, images are also stored in full high resolution on optional Memory Stick Duo or Memory Stick PRO Duo for you to save on a PC or
In addition, the Sony Cybershot N1 features a Slideshow with Music function that allows play back of
pictures in a variety of slide show styles: select from 'Active', 'Simple', 'Stylish' and 'Nostalgic'
modes and your pictures will be shown at random accompanied by a choice of four pre-set background music
The brushed aluminum metal body (151g) of the Sony N1 digital camera houses a Sony developed 8.1 effective
Megapixel Super HAD CCD, combined with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x Optical Zoom lens. The the N1 camera
features a 6x Precision Digital Zoom, and a 15x VGA Smart Zoom.
Picture blur is claimed to be significantly reduced because of the high sensitivity capability of the Sony Cyber-shot
DSC-N1. Traditionally this would lead to an increase in noise, however utilising the newly developed Clear
RAW NR feature, the signal to noise ratio is greatly improved. The Clear RAW NR original algorithm system
reduces colour and luminance noise, enabling shooting with higher sensitivity (up to ISO
With its improved Sony STAMINA technology, you can take up to 300 shots on a single charge of the supplied Lithium battery.
The Sony Cyber-shot N-series also features PictBridge for printing directly to compatible
PictBridge photo printers. The optional Cybershot Station makes charging and
connecting to a PC, printer or TV even simpler. A greater range of optional accessories are available for
the Cyber-shot N1, including a leather case, and a new Marine housing for underwater shooting down to 40m,
complete with basic control functionality (as a substitute for the standard touch-screen operation). The
Sony Cybershot N1 will be available throughout Europe from late November 2005.