Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Point & Shoot Digital Camera, 10.1 MP, Zeiss 3x Optical Zoom Lens, 2x Digital Zoom, 3.0" Color LCD, Champagne Gold


About Sony

• Shoot, save, search & share up to 500 VGA photos with the 10.1 megapixel Cyber-Shot DSC-N2. Enjoy your photos as slide shows set to music with family & friends on the huge 3.0" LCD screen with touch-screen operation. Featuring Super SteadyShot Optical Image Stabilization & high ISO sensitivity.
• The DSC-N2 captures gorgeous shots without a flash where flash is not permitted or might disrupt the mood. Equipped with precision Carl Zeiss 3X Optical/2X Digital zoom lens & 25 MB Internal Memory, the DSC-N2 is perfect for capturing images without a flash memory card.
• Over 10 million pixels provide incredible high-resolution detail and definition for making big prints and cropping in on your subject. Plus, the advanced Sony 1/1.7" Super HAD (Hole Accumulated Diode) CCD design allows more light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity and reducing noise.
• Because flash can sometimes change the mood, the DSC-N2 features higher sensitivity (ISO 1600) for excellent low-light shots at higher shutter speed and for capturing images in museums or religious sites where flash may not be permitted.
• The Carl Zeiss 3X Optical/6X Digital Zoom helps the DSC-N2 bring distant subjects closer and lets you frame shots for better composition; Sony's precision 6X Digital Zoom lets you enlarge image areas without jagged edges.
• Some compact digital cameras "wash out" color in brightly lit areas, but the Sony DSC-N2 controls the light level received by its CCD imager to reduce washout and improve color reproduction.
• The huge 3.0" screen makes it easier to read camera menus, compose shots and share results. The Sony Clear Photo LCD Plus Touch Screen design reduces reflection from the LCD surface for excellent visibility outdoors. While the wide-angle viewing lets you entertain a crowd with slide show and pocket album functions.
• The DSC-N2 lets you combine images in Slide Show sequence, adding any of 4 transition effects (simple, nostalgic, stylish or active) plus 4 kinds of background music, or viewing your Slide Show without music. With precision lens design and 3X Optical zoom, you can capture dramatic long-shots and frame images for better composition and the precision Sony 2X Digital zoom function lets you enlarge image areas without jagged edges.
• You can store and share up to 500 photo images at VGA resolution and manage your album photos using simple touchscreen images. Convenient touch-screen operation of many camera functions replaces small, hard-to-read buttons. The DSC-N2 lets you focus on a subject by just touching it on your LCD screen.
• You can capture images in-camera, without using a flash memory card, or use optional Memory Stick Duo media for ultra-compact, high-capacity shooting and recording. In MPEG VX Fine Mode, the DSC-N2 captures VGA (640 x 480) audio/video clips at high frame rate of up to 30 frames per sec. Supplied software makes it easier to upload, organize & search photos on your PC.

Sony Features

  • 10.1 Megapixel Super HAD CCD
  • Higher Sensitivity to ISO 1600
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3X Optical/6X Digital Zoom
  • Reduces washout and improve color reproduction
  • Huge 3.0" Clear Photo LCD Plus Touch Screen
  • Slide Show with Music
  • Pocket Album Function
  • Touch-Screen Operation
  • Touch Spot Auto Focus
  • 25 MB Internal Memory
  • Optional Memory Stick Duo media
  • High-Quality Video Clips
  • Stamina Battery Power
  • Picture Motion Browser Software
  • Stamp graphics, trace drawings, letters, on your photos with Paint function

Sony Specifications

Image sensor
1/1.7" Super HAD CCD Sensor
Megapixel: 10.1 MP
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Focal Length: 7.9 mm-23.7 mm
35mm Equivalent: 38-114mm
Aperture Range: Auto, (f/2.8 - f/8W)/(f/5.4 - f/16T)
Lens Construction: 6 Elements in 5 Groups, 3 Aspheric Elements
Filter Diameter: N/A
Digital Zoom
Digital Zoom: 0-2.0X (Precision)
Optical Zoom: 3X
Smart Zoom Technology: Up to 3.4X (8MP), 4.2X (5MP), 5.3X (3MP), 6.7x (2 MP), 17x (VGA)
Optical viewfinder
LCD monitor
Color LCD: 3.0" (230K pixels Touchpanel Hybrid TFT LCD Screen)
Focus method
Focus: 5 Area Multi-Point AF, Center Selectable
Focusing range
Focal Distance: Normal minimum focus: 19.7" (50 cm)
Macro: 2.4" (6 cm)
Shutter speeds
1/8 to 1/2000 sec. (Auto), 1" to 1/2000 sec. (Program Auto), 30" to 1/1000 sec.(Manual)
Exposure control method
Exposure Compensation: ±2.0 EV, 1/3 EV Steps
Continuous shooting
Burst Mode: 3 shot at 0.8 fps (10MP JPEG fine), 15 shot at 0.9 fps (VGA)
Power Save Mode: Yes (after approx. 3 min. of inactivity)
Erase/Protect: Yes
Media/Battery Indicator: Yes
Scene Mode(s): Beach, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Snow, Soft Snap, Twilight, Twilight Portrait
Color Mode(s): Black & White, Sephia, Natural, Vivid
10 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Sensitivity (equivalent film speed)
ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance
Automatic, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent
Built-in flash operating modes
Auto, Forced Flash, No Flash, Slow Synchro
Red Eye Reduction: Yes (On/Off
Flash range
0.6 - 15.7 ft. (0.2 - 4.8m)
Storage media
Recording Media: 25MB internal Flash Memory, Memory Stick Duo Media, Memory Stick PRO Duo Media
Memory Stick PRO Media Compatibility: Tested to support up to 4GB media capacity ; does not support Access Control security function
Image recording format
Still Image Modes: Still Image Mode(s): Auto Bracketing, Burst, JPEG (Fine/Standard)
Movie Recording
Movie Mode(s): MPEG VX Fine with Audio (640x480, 30 fps) (MPEG VX Fine Requires Memory Stick PRO media), MPEG VX Standard with Audio (640x480, 16.6 fps), VideoMail with Audio (160x112, 8.3 fps)
Microphone/Speaker: Yes/Yes (with volume control)
USB Port(s): Yes (via Supplied Multiconnector Cable, Supports USB 2.0 Hispeed)
Input(s): Yes (DC Power-in via Multiconnector cable, Note: optional ACL-S5 AC adaptor is required. No in-camera battery recharging function)
Power Source
Battery Type: Lithium Ion (NP-BG1)
Battery Capacity: 3.6V, 960 mAh
Power Save Mode: Yes (after approx. 3 min. of inactivity)
Media/Battery Indicator: Yes
Video Output
Audio/Video Output(s): Yes (via Supplied Multi-connector Cable)
5.5 oz (151 g) body; 6.8 oz. (185 g) including battery and Memory Stick media
3-13/16" x 2-3/8" x 7/8" (96.7 mm x 61.1 mm x 22.7 mm)
System requirements
Operating System Compatibility: Microsoft 2000 Professional, ME, XP Home and Professional; Macintosh OS X (v9.1 - 9.2, v10.1 - 10.4) (OS must be installed at the factory)
Special features
Sony Limited Warranty: 1 Year Parts & Labor
Color: Champagne Gold

Reviews about this item

Reviewed by 2 customers


love the sony cyber 10.1


from st cloud  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

I got the sony bout 6 months ago. I love it! I love the touch screen! pictues are amazing on it.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Great pocketable camera


from New England  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

This is my 5th digital camera. I upgrade when there seems to be something that is a major step forward. This N2 is a great camera to drop in your pocket & have with you all the time. The touch screen is very easy to opperate. The photos are well exposed & sharp. My only complaint is that the body is made of soft aluminum and scratches very easily.

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