A powerful 10.1 megapixel 1/2.3” Super HAD™ CCD image sensor helps you capture gorgeous images with superb contrast and clarity down to the finest detail. With 10.1 megapixels, you can create stunning, photo-quality prints up to A3 size, or crop your images and still come away with high resolution shots.
With the Sony® Cyber-shot® DSC-T500, you can quickly and easily record video in 720p high definition1, and even take up to three pictures per movie sequence while shooting5. HD videos are recorded in the MPEG4 AVC/H.264 format, which offers superb image quality in a smaller file size than other comparable video formats13. This smaller file size lets you record more to your Memory Stick Duo™ Media, as well as upload them to Internet sharing sites8 to share with friends and family.
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization compensates for camera shake to help prevent blur without sacrificing image quality.
Reduces common red-eye problems.
This beginner-friendly optional function helps navigate through the various functions and settings displaying the description of chosen functions or settings on the LCD screen.
A built-in slot accepts Memory Stick Duo™ Media or Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media. Both sold separately.
When connected to a BRAVIA® Sync™ enabled BRAVIA® HDTV via HDMI™ output on the supplied multi-output stand (HDMI™ cable required, sold separately), the Cyber-shot® playback screen will automatically display, and you can control camera playback using your BRAVIA® HDTV remote control. Just press the Sync button on the remote to display a dedicated menu. Such easy operation makes viewing your photos and videos on a large-screen TV even more enjoyable9.
PHOTOMUSIC3 combines images with music to produce fun and entertaining slide shows. Select from five visual effects (Simple, Basic, Nostalgic, Active, and Stylish) and four pre-loaded tracks on camera or transfer your own music from a PC.
Compose and review your images on a large, bright 3.5"2 widescreen LCD (230K) display, and use the touch-screen interface to navigate menus, specify focus points, or zoom in on the pictures you've taken for a closer look at details.
The combination of Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization and High ISO sensitivity helps compensate for shaky hands, minimizes blur, and allows flash-free shooting to preserve the mood.
When shooting movies in low-light situations, you can use High Sensitivity mode to help ensure clear results.
You can fire up to 100 shots at approximately .74 second intervals (at any resolution; VGA to high resolution mode).
With 4MB10 of internal memory, you can still capture a limited number of shots, even without Memory Stick Duo™ Media inserted.
View your photos and movies in high definition on your Sony® BRAVIA® or similar compatible HDTV using the supplied multi-output stand with HDMI™ connectivity7. Just connect the multi-output stand to an HDTV with an HDMI™ cable (sold separately), then place your Cyber-shot® DSC-T500 on the stand. It’s the perfect way to share your memories with friends and family members.
To use the entire image area of the compatible HDTV screen, Wide Zoom display automatically expands standard 4:3 and 3:2 images to 16:9.
The Multi-Purpose Resize function lets you change the aspect ratio of an image right in the camera, so you can adjust images as necessary, whether you want to display them on a compatible HDTV, email them or upload them to a blog6.
The newly developed Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens enables close-up shooting up to just .39” (1cm) from the subject (in Magnifying Glass Mode), while the optical 5x telescopic zoom offers superior visual acuity for a compact digital camera.
Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and controls flash, focus, and exposure to deliver accurate, natural skin tones with reduced red-eye.
High ISO settings up to 3200 allow for faster shutter speed, so you can take pictures indoors or in low light without the need for a flash.
Choose from eleven convenient photo modes to quickly adjust for specific shooting conditions. Photo modes include Auto, Program Auto, and Scene selections, such as High Sensitivity, Soft Snap, Twilight Portrait, Twilight, Landscape, High Speed Shutter, Beach, Snow, and Fireworks.
Using the 16:9 High Resolution Mode, you can record high resolution images in the 16:9 aspect ratio favored by HDTVs. This setting is ideal if you plan to view your images on a compatible HDTV and invite friends and family members over for a slideshow.
Provides extended battery life and shooting capacity when using a fully-charged lithium-ion battery. The included battery supports up to 160 shots11.
Bring your photos to life and enjoy highly detailed, HD 1080i images with PhotoTV HD-capable Sony® BRAVIA® HDTVs12. PhotoTV HD fine tunes settings on your HDTV, such as sharpness, gradation, and color to display images that look more like actual printed photographs.
Retouch and enhance your pictures on the go with three in-camera editing functions: Trimming, Red-Eye Correction, and Partial Color.
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