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High Resolution 12.1 Megapixel CCD
In the DSC-W290, Sony employs a 12.1 megapixel 1/2.3” Super HAD™ CCD image sensor which gives superior clarity and excellent contrast for igreat enlargements of up to A3+ size.
5x Carl Zeiss optics with Optical SteadyShot
The Carl Zeiss 5x zoom lens covers the 28mm equivalent wideangle perspective for great group and landscape photos. Its outstanding clarity is retained even in difficult lighting situations by the inclusion of an optical image stabiliser (Optical SteadyShot).
BIONZ™ image processor
For excellent definition and fast camera operation.
HD Movie Mode
Records in 720p MPEG-4 high definition for fantastic quality movie making.
Advanced picture taking technologies
Includes the following functions to help get the very best results possible:
Intelligent Scene Recognition
Face Detection technology (for up to 8 faces)
Selected Face Memory (choose the person you want featured)
Smile Shutter™ Technology (Automatically detects a smile and fires the shutter in this mode)
ISO 3200 High Sensitivity Mode
For sharp results in low light without flash.
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Works out the best exposure and contrast settings to give more natural images with clearer detail. Especially effective when shooting backlit portraits or any scene with a high contrast between background and foreground levels. DRO Plus allows for even greater optimization by analyzing each region of an image and performing additional image processing.
13 convenient photo modes
9-Point Auto Focus
Burst Mode (up to 100 shots at approximately 0.62 second intervals at any resolution)
Function Guide (Help Mode)
Easy Shooting Mode
16:9 High Resolution Mode
Multi-purpose Resize function
Picture Motion Browser ver. 4.2.02 software supplied
Quidco tracking at £4.80