Evoke wonder, delight and disbelief by turning the next "you had to be there" moment into an opportunity to share and connect with family and friends. Record it all in amazing 720p HD video or simply collect stunning 14.1MP stills to upload to Photobucket®, YouTube™ or a slew of other popular photo and video-sharing sites. Capture breathtaking landscapes and soaring skyscrapers with Sweep Panorama™ mode and review everything on the colorfully vibrant 3.0" LCD display.
Capture all the action in decadent 720p HD detail at 30 frames per second. Record high quality movies with full use of optical zoom in a small MP4 file format, sized to perfection for easy transfer to your PC or Mac® computer. From your computer, effortlessly upload your creations for all the world to see on photo and video-sharing sites like Photobucket, YouTube and more.
Use Sweep Panorama mode to get breathtaking 268-degree panoramic shots. Capture beautiful horizons and captivating cityscapes by pressing the shutter button and sweeping the W560 in the desired direction. The camera does the rest, shooting multiple images at high speeds and seamlessly stitching them together to create one continuous image.
Don't let a not-so-steady hand prevent you from capturing the moment. Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization compensates for camera shake and helps prevent blur through use of digital processing technologies.
Unlike traditional auto mode, Intelligent Auto (iAuto) mode thinks for you — recognizing scenes, lighting conditions and faces — and automatically adjusts the settings for you. The results are clear images, faces with natural skin tone and less blur.
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Sony's Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts focus, exposure, flash, and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
The professional-quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® 4x optical zoom lens with 26mm equivalent wide angle brings distant subjects closer for great outdoor and travel photos. Plus, the wide angle lens helps you fit everyone in for better group photos.
Compose, view and share your images and 720p movies on the large 3.0" LCD and capture your shots up close with 4x optical zoom. Offering an array of shooting modes and easy-to-use features, the compact DSC-W560 Cyber-shot® digital camera is jam packed with everything you need at a great value. Use Sweep Panorama Mode to capture breathtaking images while iAuto mode automatically optimizes camera settings. Additional features include an in-camera guide and Easy Shooting mode which help take the guesswork out of photography and lead you to the perfect shot.
In 720p MP4 movie mode the camera shoots 1280 x 720 high definition movies at 30 fps, a standard format when working with a PC.4 Create high quality movies with full use of optical zoom in files small enough to transfer to compatible PC or Mac® computer. Once transferred to your computer and connected to the internet, you can effortlessly upload your media to popular photo and video-sharing websites such as Photobucket® and YouTube™.
Generous 3.0” (230K dots) Clear Photo LCD™ display features sharp, natural color that makes it easy to compose shots, read menus, and view photos, even in bright sunlight.
Portrait subjects will love the results. Soft Skin mode recognizes skin tones and reduces the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles without affecting the rest of the shot.
Take all the guesswork out of photography with the in-camera guide. Its convenient step by step instructions lead you to the perfect shot.
The high-performance Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® 4x optical zoom lens brings distant subjects closer for video recording as well as for outdoor, sports, and travel photos, and Close Focus shoots close-ups within a ½” of the subject. A 26mm wide-angle lens allows you to take wider shots of the scene or group in crowded spaces.
Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) Mode automatically detects eight different types of scenes and, within just 1/30th of a second, selects the appropriate camera settings: Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Twilight using a tripod, Portrait, Landscape and macro. iSCN has two modes: Auto and Advanced. In Auto Mode, the camera takes a single shot using the optimal settings. In Advanced Mode, the camera takes a photo with the optimal settings and, if in difficult lighting (low light or back light) immediately takes a second photo with another optimized setting so you can choose which to keep.
Retouch and enhance your photos on the go with in-camera Trimming, Red-Eye Correction, and Unsharp Masking functions
With the pre-installed Picture Motion Browser (PMB) Portable software the DSC-W560 makes it easy to pre-select videos and images in the camera and conveniently upload them from the camera to a compatible PC and popular Internet sharing sites without the need for any additional software or install.²
A powerful 14.1 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 14.1 megapixels, you can create stunning, photo-quality prints up to A3+ (13x19”) size, or crop your images and still come away with high resolution shots.
Unlike traditional auto mode, Intelligent Auto (iAuto) mode thinks for you, recognizing scenes, lighting conditions, faces, and adjusts settings resulting in clear images, faces with natural skin tone and less blur. Take advantage of all the technology without leaving Auto mode. Kids on the playground, landscape shots, a beautiful flower or an indoor birthday party; all result in clear images without leaving auto mode.
Self-Portrait Timer helps take the guesswork out of self portraits by utilizing Face Detection technology to recognize when your face enters the frame. Once the camera detects your face, it triggers a 2-second timer, and then snaps a picture.
Smile Shutter™ technology captures a smile the moment it happens. Simply press the Smile Shutter™ button and the camera does the rest. Also select adult and child priority and indicate the degree of Smile Detection sensitivity. Intelligent Scene Recognition can now be used together with Smile Shutter™ mode when the Intelligent Auto mode is on. This means that beautiful smiles can be captured with settings optimized for the particular scene, even in difficult conditions such as twilight and backlighting.
Dynamic Range Optimizer (DRO) Standard and Plus uses a sophisticated algorithm to help recover shadows and highlights. The result is more natural images with clearer details that more closely match what your naked eye sees. DRO is particularly effective when shooting backlit portraits or any scene with a dramatic contrast between background and foreground lighting. DRO Plus allows for even greater optimization by analyzing each region of an image and performing additional image processing.
With Easy Shooting Mode, even beginners can take great photos. In Easy Shooting Mode, easy-to-understand basic instructions are displayed on the LCD screen and the camera switches to all automatic settings, removing several function choices and allowing you to focus on just your subject. Since this mode works together with Intelligent Scene Recognition, the camera selects the optimum setting for each scene. In addition the easy mode simplifies preview mode.
Sony® Picture Motion Browser software offers a simple, intuitive way to transfer, sort, and view your video and still images on your compatible PC. In addition, multiple output options let you burn your memories to DVD (sold separately), as well as take advantage of one click upload to a number of popular video and photo sharing sites.1
Reach beyond the traditional wide angle lens, and capture more breathtaking shots with Sweep Panorama™ mode. Simply press the shutter button and sweep the camera in the desired direction and the camera continuously shoots at a high speed, then seamlessly stitches the images together with automatic position adjustment to create one stunning panoramic image. Available in wide and ultra-wide options, the camera can take panoramic shots of up to 268 degrees. Now capturing wide landscapes is as easy as press and sweep.
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization uses a built-in gyro sensor to detect camera shake and automatically shifts the lens to help prevent blur without sacrificing image quality.
Conventional point-and-shoot camera flash shots just don't capture colors the way the eye sees them. Natural Flash mode takes a reference shot without flash and then uses that reference to correct the color, for far more lifelike images.
Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts focus, exposure, and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
It’s frustrating to capture the perfect shot, only to review it later and discover subjects blinked during the photo. The Anti-blink function works to help counter blinking and squinting. When the camera is set to Soft Snap, the Anti-blink function captures two images, recording only the photo with less squinting. If a blink is detected in other shooting modes, a warning will be displayed after you take the shot.
High ISO allows for faster shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a flash. In addition to High Sensitivity Mode (ISO), you can select up to seven ISO settings (Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200) when shooting in Program Auto Mode to adjust sensitivity to your shooting conditions.
PHOTOMUSIC combines images with music (4 tracks, 5 minutes per track) to produce fun and entertaining slide shows with standard visual effects (Simple, Nostalgic, Active, and Stylish). Select from pre-loaded tracks on the camera or transfer your own from your compatible computer.3
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