Unmatched resolution in a supremely compact design
1/1.8" 7.2 Megapixel Super HAD™ CCD
Super HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCDs
provide excellent image quality by allowing more
light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity
and reducing noise.
3X Optical/2X Digital/6X Total Zoom
Optical zoom helps you fill the frame with your
subject for better pictures. And Sony's Precision
Digital Zoom helps bring your subject closer with
an extra 2X magnification.
0 -14.0X Smart Zoom™ Feature
The Smart Zoom feature intelligently uses the full
CCD to let you zoom into the portion of interest
by cropping the image size-thus avoiding the
image degradation of Digital Zooms.
Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens
The Vario-Tessar lens is specially produced for
very compact cameras. This specialized design
allows quick auto-focus, appealing zoom range
while still maintaining a compact design.
Real Imaging Processor
The innovative Real Imaging Processor in the
DSC-P200 not only improves picture quality and
clarity but also improves camera response time,
decreases shutter lag and improves battery
Live Histogram Display
Available in capture and playback the Live
Histogram displays the concentration of pixels at
each luminosity value making it easy to evaluate
14-Bit DXP A/D Conversion
Sony's 14-bit Digital EXtended Processor
captures the range between highlight and
shadow with up to 16,384 values, for extended
dynamic contrast and detail.
2.0" LCD Monitor
2.0" LCD provides a high resolution view while
shooting. Unique in such a compact camera, this
large screen makes it easy to share image
playback with friends.
Cyber-shot® Digital Still Camera
5 Area Multi-Point Auto Focus
By evaluating 5 separate focus areas of the
frame, Sony's Multi-Point AF system can
intelligently focus on the subject and avoid
mistakenly focusing on the background.
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Exposure Mode provides extended
control with 46-step adjustable Shutter speed
(30-1/1000 sec.), and 2-step Aperture control.
AF (Auto Focus) Illuminator
Briefly illuminating the subject, in low or
no-light conditions, the AF Illuminator helps
establish a positive focus lock.
Selectable Focus Mode
Monitoring AF (Auto Focus) helps you anticipate
the action by focusing even before you press
the shutter release.
Independently light-metering 49 points of the
frame, Multi-Pattern Measuring establishes the
optimum exposure, even when highlight and
shadow isn't centered in the frame.
Scene Selection Mode
With 9 Scene Modes, parameters can be
matched to the shooting conditions. Choose
from one of the following: Twilight, Twilight
Portrait, landscape, Soft Snap, Candle, Snow,
Beach, Fireworks, or High Speed Shutter.
With a momentary pre-flash, the camera
illuminates the subject and sets exposure
through the lens for accurate flash metering.
Adjustable flash level and red-eye reduction
ensure great flash shots.
Memory Stick® Media and Memory Stick
Digital. Powerful. Transportable.™ Memory
Stick® media is compact, portable and
rugged-connecting a variety of hardware and
5 Shot Burst Mode
Capture up to 5 shots (7MP fine) or up to 100
(VGA standard) at 1.1 frame/sec. even at 7 MP
resolution. Perfect for high speed subjects or fast
moving action such as sports.
Captures 16 320x240 frames as part of a single
1280x960 image which plays back sequentially
in the camera. Selectable 1/7.5, 1/15, 1/30
MPEG Movie VX Standard/Fine Mode with
Captures VGA (640x480) high frame rate (up to
30 frames per second) audio/video clips with
length limited only by the capacity of the media.
Video mail mode captures smaller file sizes
suitable for email.
Conversion Lens Compatible
With VAD-PHC adaptor, you can add tele-or
wide-conversion lenses for greater magnification
or wider field of view, as well as protective and
special effect filters.
Cyber-shot Station™ Dock Compatible
Make transferring images and recharging the
DSC-P200's battery easier with the optional
Cyber-shot Station™ camera dock. Just place
the camera on the cradle for instantaneous
power and computer connections.