Sony DSC-H50 is the latest digital camera launched in the markets of India. To know about the features & specs of Sony DSC-H50, read the review given below.

Sony DSC-H50 Review

The new Sony DSC-H50is a high zoom camera recently launched in the markets of India. It is an ideal choice for the people, who are looking for high zoom, high resolution and fast speed. In effect, it is suitable for sports and wildlife photography. The camera offers a resolution of 9.1 megapixel as well as a 15x optical zoom. The fresh features include playback effects, face search, in-camera retouch, NightShot, white balance and color mode bracketing, three level noise reduction setting, etc.
 
Design
Sony DSC-H50has a classy design, which provides easy maneuverability to the user. The camera body is extremely light and comfortable to handle. It measures 116.1 x 81.4 x 86.0 mm and weighs merely 547 gm. It comes with a 3 inch tilting LCD monitor, exhibiting 230, 000 pixel images. For the convenience of the photographer, it is also aided with a resourceful viewfinder and pop up flash. Moreover, all the major function keys are located at the rear of the camera such as slideshow, playback, access menu, self timer, flash macro mode, home menu, etc, thereby providing maximum control to the photographer for every unpredictable action and opportunity.
 
Features
Sony DSC-H50offers some extremely useful features. The most beneficial attribute of the camera is that it provides wide variety of manual operations, which come quite handy to the user and enable personal customization. The manual capabilities of the camera include aperture priority, shutter speed priority, and a fully manual mode, as well as bracketing modes for exposure, color, and white balance.  It is geared with a macro range of 1 cm, capturing superb close -ups. The video quality at 640x480 resolution at 30 fps is also impressive. Moreover, it also comes with a remote control and histogram.   
 
Technical Specifications
 

Weight (With Battery)
 547 g (1 lb 3.3 oz)
Dimensions
116.1 x 81.4 x 86.0 mm (4.6 x 3.2 x 3.4 in)
Sensor
  • 1/2.3 " Super HAD Type CCD
  • Approx 10.3 million pixels total
  • 9.1 million effective pixels
File formats 
  • Still: JPEG
  • Movie: MPEG VX (MPEG-1)
Image Sizes
  • 9M (3,456 x 2,592)
  • 5M (2,592 x 1,944)
  • 3M (2,048 x 1,536)
  • VGA (640 x 480)
  • 3:2 (3,456 x 2,304)
  • 16:9 (3,456 x 1,944) / (1,920 x 1,080)
Focus
 
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Macro
  • Single
  • Monitoring
Metering
  • Multi-pattern (49 zone)
  • Center weighted
  • Spot
Shutter Speed 
  • Auto: 1/4-1/4000sec
  • P: 1"-1/4000sec
  • S: 30"-1/4000sec
  • A: 8"-1/2000sec
  • M: 30"-1/4000sec
ISO Sensitivity
  • Auto
  • ISO 80
  • ISO 100
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
  • ISO 800
  • ISO 1600
  • ISO 3200
White Balance
 
  • Auto
  • Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Fluorescent 1, 2, 3
  • Incandescent
  • Flash WB
  • One Push Manual
Viewfinder
  • 0.2" EVF
  • 201K pixels
LCD Monitor
  • 3.0-inch tilting TFT
  • 230K pixels
  • Clear Photo LCD Plus
Storage
  • Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo compatible
  • 15MB internal memory
Flash
  • Auto
  • On
  • Slow Synch
  • Off
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Front/rear synch
  • Auto/Daylight synch
  • Range: 0.2 - 9.1m (wide) 1.2 - 5.5m (tele)
Image parameters 
Vivid, Real, Sepia, B&W, Sharpness, Contrast, DRO, Saturation, Color Filter, NR
Aperture   
F2.7 - F8 (W)
Lens 
 
 
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
  • 31-465mm (35mm equiv)
  • 15x optical zoom
  • F2.7-4.5
  • 13 elements in 8 groups (including 1ED glass element and 4 aspheric elements)
Connectivity
  • USB 2.0 high speed
  • HDTV (requires optional component lead)
  • AV w/multi-jack
  • DC in
Power  
  • Lithium-ion NP-BG1 battery
  • BC - CSG Charger
Continuous Shooting 
  • 100 shots,1.6fps, 9MP (max)
Self timer
  • 10 or 2 sec

 

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