At A Glance

The slick DSC-W230 has a great LCD and neat in-camera features, but its image quality and stabilization could be better.

Manufacturer’s Description

Sony helps you get the best shot with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230 combines point-and-shoot ease-of-use with advanced features in a sophisticated, compact body. With iSCN and Face Detection ON, Auto mode detects 5 scenes conditions and adjust settings, capture faces naturally and prevents blur. Features also Carl Zeiss 4x optical zoom lens, and 12.1MP to deliver crisp, clear images.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1600 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 1 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
UPC Code 027242757936
Manufacturer Part Number DSCW230/L
Brand Name Sony
Product Name Cyber-shot DSC-W230 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Sony helps you get the best shot with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230 combines point-and-shoot ease-of-use with advanced features in a sophisticated, compact body. With iSCN and Face Detection ON, Auto mode detects 5 scenes conditions and adjust settings, capture faces naturally and prevents blur. Features also Carl Zeiss 4x optical zoom lens, and 12.1MP to deliver crisp, clear images.

Product Model DSC-W230
Product Type Compact Camera
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.0 x
Digital Zoom 2.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 7.1
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 19.69
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Cyber-shot DSC-W230 Digital Camera
  • NP-BG1 Rechargeable Battery
  • BC-CSG Battery Charger
  • A/V and USB Multi-Connector Cables
  • Wrist Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.2"
    Width 3.7"
    Depth 0.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 4.2 oz
    Video
    Video Formats MPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Fair
    Color Good
    Sharpness Good
    Distortion Superior
    Performance
    Image Quality, Sharpness 48.3
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 35.1
    Image Quality, Color 59.1
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 61.8
    Battery Life (minutes) 169.0
    Image Quality, Exposure 53.8
    Number of Shots 310.0
    Image Quality, Distortion 68.5
    Battery Life Score Very Good
    Image Quality, Overall 47.1
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality Score Good

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