Sony Announces DSC-W180 and DSC-W190 Cybershot Cameras

Sony has announced today two new W-Series CyberShot Digital Cameras viz. DSC-W180 and DSC-W190 featuring ultra-slim design (only 8.7 mm thick) and both camera offers advance features such as Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Digital SteadyShot, and automatically optimizing image.

Sony W190 Digital CameraSony CyberShot DSC-W190

The W190 is equipped with 1/2.33 Super HAD CCD sensor and offers 12.1 effective megapixel resolution while CyberShot W180 has 10 megapixels resolution. Both cameras feature 3x optical zoom and 18x Smart Zoom and offers upto 145 minutes battery life.

In addition, both camera offers Face Detection technology that can recognizing up to 8 faces at the same time and advanced Digital SteadyShot technology that helps reducing the blur caused due to camera shake. The Digital SteadyShot feature is also capable of smartly capturing two images in quick succession and then superimposes one on the other to reduce the blur effect dramatically.

Both Sony DSC-W180 and DSC-W190 cameras offers seven pre-programmed scene modes viz. High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Snow, and Beach, both the cameras come with a clear photo 2.7-inch LCD color display and come with a brushed metal chassis. Both cameras also support HD shooting at 30 fps with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution

In addition, both CyberShot cameras also incorporates an ISO 3200 mode that supports high sensitivity allowing shooting pictures in dim lights or while capturing moving objects and Smile-Shutter feature helps capturing the image automatically when the person in the focus smiles.

Sony Cybershot W180Sony CyberShot DSC-W180

Sony W180 and W190 Cybershot cameras also allows easy transfer of videos and captured still pictures to a PC using a standard USB cable and Picture Motion Browser software which is bundled with these cameras allows users match of photo frames, background music, text and sound effects. Movie Tracer application allows users to add movie frames to construct amazing panoramic images.

Both these Sony CyberShot cameras would be available in 3 colors, viz. Silver, Red and Black. The 10 MP capable DSC-W180 will be available for the price of Rs. 8,990/- while the 12.1 MP capable DSC-W190 should cost Rs. 9,990/-.

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