Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 Touch Screen Digital Camera

Sony has introduced its CyberShot DSC-N1 smart digital camera in India featuring a 8.1 Megapixel CCD, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x optical zoom lenses, and a large 3.0 inch tactile LCD touch screen display.

sony-cybershot-dsc-n1Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 is powered by Super HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode)1/1.8-inch CCD sensor technology which delivers 8.3 Megapixel (3264 x 2448 pixels) image resolution and sports Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar lens construction with 3x optical zoom and 6x digital zoom. The Super HAD CCD allows a higher light level to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity, reducing noise, and utilizing more digital information in reproducing the subject.

Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 digital camera sports a large 3.0-inch tactile LCD screen (touch screen capable) and features a fully automated and hassle free point-and-shoot operations, PictBridge printer support and has built-in flash with Auto, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync modes.

Equipped with 26 MB internal memory for storage (can only holds six photos at maximum quality), the Sony CybserShot DSC-N1 digital camera supports Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo for expanded storage of upto 4-GB which by the way are more expensive than the SD memory cards of other cameras.

Touch Screen Display

The CyberShot DSC-N1 is Sony’s first digital camera with an enhanced Touch Screen LCD allowing touch of display to choose desired settings, including focus and exposure levels etc. And hybrid technology provides clear image reproduction in any lighting environment, eliminating the “wash out” effect in direct sunlight.

The enhanced Touch Screen LCD on Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 digital camera allows stamping information, trace letters or draw over the captured image on the image using a supplied stylus. The camera also save the information in VGA format without affecting the original photos for easy access later.

The Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 camera is also capable of capturing the video in MPEG1 compression format at VGA resolution of 640×480 pixels. The digital camera supports many different resolutions for video recording which includes; VX Fine in 640 x 480 pixels at 30 frames per second, VX Standard in 640×480 pixels at 16.6 frames per second and Video Mail in 160×112 pixels at 8.3 frames per seconds speed.


Sony CyberShot DSC-N1

Some other features of the Sony DSC-N1 digital camera includes: Supports USB 2.0 Hi-speed for connection to PC, PictBridge compatible for printing the pictures directly on a photo printer, TV Out (NTSC, PAL) for viewing images and video on home TV screen, a built-in Electret Condenser Microphone , dynamic speaker, RIP (Real Imaging Processor), conversion analogue contents to digital, 8 scene still photo shoot modes, Burst Mode and slide show with sound and music.

Weighing about 139 grams the Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 digital camera has high-stamina NP-BG1 Lithium Ion battery which delivers enough power for upto 130 continuous still photo shotting. The battery takes about 330 minutes for a full carge.

Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 digital camera features

  • Image Device – Super HAD 1/1.8-inch CCD sensor
  • 8.3 Megapixel, 3264 x 2448 pixels resolution
  • 3-inch tactile LCD screen; touch screen capable
  • Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar lens; 3x optical zoom, 6x digital zoom
  • Aperture – f/2.8-5.4 – 1/1000 to 1/8 sec
  • Auto focus – 500mm to infinity
  • Built-in flash; Auto, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
  • 26-MB internal memory
  • Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • ISO auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800
  • Video Clips – MPEG VX (VGA, 8/16/30 frames/sec) with audio
  • Supports USB 2.0 Hi-speed
  • PictBridge compatible
  • TV Out (NTSC, PAL)
  • Built-in Electret Condenser Microphone
  • Dynamic Speaker
  • Image compressed format -JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
  • High-stamina NP-BG1 Lithium Ion Battery
  • Battery Full Charging Time: 330 mins
  • Dimensions: 94 x 60 x 20 mm (3.7 x 2.4 x 0.8 in)
  • Weight: 139 gms

The Sony CyberShot DSC-N1 digital camera retails in India for Rs.18,999/- (plus taxes) and comes with one year warranty. Visit for more details.

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