Super HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCDs provide excellent image quality by allowing more light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity and reducing noise.
The Vario-Tessar lens is specially produced for very compact cameras. This specialized design allows quick auto-focus, appealing zoom range while still maintaining a compact design.
The 1.5" 77K LCD Monitor makes framing shots and reviewing pictures easy.
By evaluating 5 separate focus areas of the frame, Sony’s Multi-Point AF system can intelligently focus on the subject and avoid mistakenly focusing on the background.
Independently light-metering 49 points of the frame, Multi-Pattern Measuring establishes the optimum exposure, even when highlight and shadow isn’t centered in the frame.
During long exposures, Slow Shutter NR captures the scene, and then the CCD noise pattern with a dark frame exposure. By subtracting the two, even long exposures can be clear.
Capture up to 4 shots (fine) at 0.7 frame/sec. even at 4 MP resolution. Capture up to 30 shots VGA (standard). Perfect for high speed subjects or fast moving action such as sports or small children.
Connect to any PictBridge™ compatible printer with the supplied USB cable and print directly from the camera. Images can be viewed and selected for printing right on the camera’s LCD, with menus for print quantity, date and index print.
The Smart Zoom feature intelligently uses the full CCD to let you zoom into the portion of interest by cropping the image size-thus avoiding the image degradation of Digital Zooms.
Provides accurate framing at eye level, great for added stability and following fast moving subjects.
To help framing in low-or no-light situations, CCD gain is briefly increased to provide an extra bright display on the LCD viewfinder just before exposure.
Monitoring AF (Auto Focus) helps you anticipate the action by focusing even before you press the shutter release.
With a momentary pre-flash, the camera illuminates the subject and sets exposure through the lens for accurate flash metering. Adjustable flash level and red-eye reduction ensure great flash shots.
Shoot without a flash memory card with 32 MB internal memory3; Slot for optional Memory Stick®, Memory Stick PRO™ media. Full 32MB of internal memory can be copied to optional Memory Stick media.
During playback, magnify any portion of the image up to 5X and trim to the area of your interest. Then, save the new image as a new file in any of the image sizes available from the menu.
3X Optical Zoom helps you frame your shots for better digital pictures. And Sony’s Precision Digital Zoom provides an additional 2X magnification without the jagged edges of other designs, resulting in smoother images.
The innovative Real Imaging Processor in the DSC-S40 not only improves picture quality and clarity but also improves camera response time, decreases shutter lag and improves battery stamina.
Incredible battery life compared to previous cameras. Capture approximately 110 shots with supplied alkalines; approximately 550 shots with optional NiMH rechargeables!
An amber light briefly illuminates the subject, in low-or no-light conditions, helping to establish a positive focus lock.
If the Multi-Pattern Measuring system determines the subject is backlit or in shadow, fill flash automatically fires to provide optimum exposure.
Digital. Powerful. Transportable.™ Memory Stick® media is compact, portable and rugged:connecting a variety of hardware and software applications.
Captures VGA (640x480) high frame rate (up to 30 frames per second) audio/video clips with length limited only by the capacity of the media. Video mail mode captures smaller file sizes suitable for email.
Sony's 14-bit Digital EXtended Processor captures the range between highlight and shadow with up to 16,384 values, for extended dynamic contrast and detail.
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