F E A T U R E S
1/2.7" 2.0 Megapixel Effective Super
Super HAD (Hole Accumulation
Diode) CCDs provide excellent
image quality by allowing more
light to pass to each pixel, increasing
sensitivity and reducing noise.
Fast Start-Up (0.9 sec.) with Convenient
Sliding Lens Cover
Lets you capture your precious
memories at the speed of life,
rather than miss "The" shot,
waiting for your camera to start up.
With a momentary pre-flash, the camera
illuminates the subject and sets exposure
through the lens for accurate flash metering.
The Red-Eye Reduction system uses a series
of pre-flashes that causes the subject's pupils
to contract, reducing the possibility of
reflection from the back of the eye that causes
the red-eye problem.
Memory Stick Duo™ and Memory Stick
PRO Duo™ Media Compatibility
Digital, Powerful, Transportable.™
At 1/3 the size of standard
Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo Media
offer the same benefits and capabilities, but in
a smaller size, perfect for the ultra-compact
Scene Selection Mode
With 5 Scene Modes (Soft Snap,
Illumination Snap, Twilight, Active
Outdoor and Vivid Nature), the
camera parameters are changed to match the
S T E P - U P F E AT U R E
12-Bit DXP A/D Conversion
Sony's 12-bit Digital EXtended
Processor captures the range
between highlight and shadow
with up to 4,096 values, for extended dynamic
contrast and detail.
1.0" Hybrid LCD Monitor
Monitors the scene for accurate
framing. The Hybrid system
consists of a transmissive LCD
combined with a reflective LCD. By turning off
the LCD backlight, it will capture more ambient
light virtually eliminating "wash-out." Images
will be visible in the LCD even in the most
challenging outdoor lighting conditions.
Auto Bright Monitoring
To help framing in low or no-light situations,
the CCD gain is briefly increased to provide an
extra bright display on the LCD viewfinder just
Selectable Picture Size
Select 1632 x 1224 (UXGA) picture resolution
great for photo quality 5" x 7" prints, or
640 x 480 (VGA) picture resolution for
on-screen viewing and email applications.
Capture ten (10) 640 x 480 frames or two (2)
1632 x 1224 frames, which allows for the ability
to capture fast moving objects in separate files
for viewing at a later date.
MPEG Movie EX Mode (No Audio)
Capture extended MPEG1 video
clips—length is limited only by
the capacity of your media (up to
minutes with supplied MSG-M8A).
Presentation Mode (320 x 240) provides high
quality, and Video Mail (160 x 112) is ideal
During playback, enlarge the
image with 2.5X or 5X Zoom,
which allows detailed inspection
of the shot.
Digital Still Camera
Allows digital still images and
MPEG1 movies, stored on Memory
UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
Media, to be easily
transferred to Microsoft
system compatible or Macintosh
equipped with USB terminals. Simply plug in
the supplied USB cable from your camera to
the computer's USB port for fast access to
USB Bus Powered for File Transfer
Using the supplied USB cable, power is
supplied to the camera allowing for easy
transfer of still images and MPEG1 movies
directly from the camera to the PC. No need
for an additional power source.
Connect the DSC-U40 directly to a
compatible printer via the supplied
USB cable to allow for easier printing
capability without the need for a computer.
Super Compact Design
Cyber-shot U cameras are super compact and
easy to use, helping you capture life as it
happens. Small enough to wear, with colors to
complement any fashion, DSC-U40 is "Always
with U" to capture the moment.
Finding a special picture stored on the
media is easy with the Picture
Index mode. View four (4) images at a time for
convenient and quick access to your images.
Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
Reliable power is provided by Sony's Nickel
Metal Hydride (NiMH) AAA Stamina
with external charger.
Active Lifestyle Lanyard
Over-sized, active-wear, adjustable lanyard
included to allow the DSC-U40 to be portable,
wearable, fashionable and accessible for you
wherever you are and whenever you want to
capture the moment.