Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 Digital Camera with 10.2 Megapixel, 4x Optical Zoom, 3.5" Touch LCD Display, Silver

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The Sony Cyber-Shot ultra-slim DSC-TX7 offers an impressive Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 24mm 4x zoom lens and a large, 3.5" (diag.) touch screen to easily take and review photos. An advanced "Exmor R" CMOS sensor provides stunning low-light images and sweeping panoramic photos with iSweep Panorama mode. Plus, enjoy 1920x1080 Full HD video recording and playback.

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Key Features

  • 10.2 Megapixel Back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Image Sensor: It features a 10.2 megapixel "Exmor R" CMOS image sensor that brings out the full resolving power of the camera's Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens to deliver extremely fast speed, high resolution and stunning low-light sensitivity
  • Easy Touch Screen Interaction: The DSC-TX7 offers intuitive functions to the multi-purpose touch screen, such as the ability to select the focus point with a simple touch, scroll through images by sliding your finger across the screen and one-touch access to the MENU
  • Intelligent Sweep Panorama Mode: Capture expansive landscapes with Intelligent Sweep Panorama Mode. Press shutter and sweep and the camera does the rest, continuously, shooting images and in one second stitching them together
  • 1080i AVCHD Movie Mode: Record movies in 1080i AVCHD high definition at 60i9. The AVCHD format captures a high degree of detail and smooth movement and when footage is burned to disc, can be played back on Blu-ray Disc players, Sony PlayStation3 systems and compatible PCs and HDTVs
  • HD MP4 Movie Mode: MP4 is a popular format for high definition video that compresses the size of your audio and video, making your media files small enough to easily transfer to your compatible PC or Mac.
  • Stylish Ultra-slim Design: Measuring at just 3 7/8" x 2 3/8" x 23/32", the DSC-TX7 is slim enough to slip into a pocket or purse, so you can take it with you wherever you go.
  • Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) Mode: Intelligent Scene Recognition Mode automatically detects nine different types of scenes and, within just 1/30th of a second, selects the appropriate camera settings
  • High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200): High ISO allows for faster shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a flash.
  • Smile Shutter technology: Smile Shutter technology captures a smile the moment it happens. Simply press the Smile Shutter button and the camera does the rest. You can also select adult and child priority and indicate the degree of Smile Detection Sensitivity.
  • Easy Shooting Mode: 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
  • PHOTOMUSIC: PHOTOMUSIC combines images with music 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
  • Creative painting tools: Decorate your photos with words and drawings using the included paint pen or your finger. Have fun using more than 30 stamps and 15 types of picture frames and save new images at up to 5 megapixel resolution.
  • Media card slot: For convenient storage and sharing of your images, the DSC-TX7 accepts Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick PRO Duo/Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media (sold separately) and SD/SDHC media.
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens with 25mm equivalent wide 4x Optical Zoom: The zoom lens brings distant subjects closer for video recording as well as for outdoor, sports and travel photos and Close Focus shoots close-ups up to just under 1/2" from the subject.
  • Anti-Motion Blur Mode: When set in Anti-motion Blur Mode, the DSC-TX7 captures six images in a fraction of a second with higher shutter speed and combines the data from all six to create a single image of extraordinary detail and eliminate subject blur, beyond the capability of traditional cameras.
  • Backlight Correction HDR: Shooting high-contrast scenes can often lead to washed out backgrounds and/or details lost in shadow
  • HDMI Output: The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video connector interface for transmitting uncompressed digital streams.
  • Self-Portrait Timer: Self-Portrait Timer helps take the guesswork out of self portraits by utilizing Face Detection technology to recognize when your face enters the frame.
  • BIONZ Image Processor: Fast processing enables unique Sony features such as Sweep Panorama, Handheld Twilight, Antimotion Blur, HDR, etc to take combine multi images in less than a second to create wide panoramic image, reduced grain images and less shadow or washout images
  • Anti-blink Function: It's frustrating to think you've captured that perfect shot, only to review it later and discover one of your subjects blinked just as you pressed the shutter
  • Face Detection technology: Sony's Face Detection technology can automatically distinguish between children and adults. Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus, exposure and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family & friends.
  • Scene modes: The DSC-TX7 features 12convenient scene modes: High Sensitivity / Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Soft Snap / Landscape / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / High Speed Shutter / Underwater / Gourmet / Pet.
  • Function Guide: 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.
  • Viewing modes: Find your photos using the simple folder or calendar viewing modes.
  • Wide zoom display: To use the entire image area of your compatible HDTV screen (sold separately), Wide Zoom display automatically expands standard 4:3 and 3:2 images to 16:9.

Technical Specs

Battery Capacity Battery life (min.): Approx. 115; No. of Images: Approx. 230
Battery Type LITHIUM ION N type 3.6V
Power Consumption (in Operation) Approx. 1.0W
Burst Mode Approx 10 fps at 10.2MP
Date/Time Stamp Available in the included PMB software.
Dynamic Range Optimizer Standard
Image Stabilization Optical
Media/Battery Indicator Yes/Yes
Memory Stick PRO Media Compatibility Tested to support up to 32GB Memory Stick DUO PRO media capacity
Movie Mode(s) 1920 x 1080(59.94i, Interlace) (Approx.17Mbps) / 1440 x 1080(59.94i, Interlace) / (Approx.9Mbps) / 1440 x 1080 (29.97fps, Progressive) (Approx.12Mbps) / 1280 x 720(29.97fps, Progressive) (Approx.6Mbps) / VGA(640 x 480, 29.97fps, Progressive) (Approx.3Mbps)
PictBridge Compatible Yes
Red-Eye Reduction Auto / On / Off
Scene Mode(s) Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Twilight using a tripod / Backlight / Backlight Portrait / Landscape / Macro / Portrait / Close Focus
Self Timer Yes (Off / 10sec. / 2sec./ portrait1 / portrait2)
Still Image Mode(s) Normal (JPEG) / Hi-Speed Burst
TransferJet Single / Select
White Balance White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent 1(White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / Incandescent / Flash / One Push, Two Push Set. White Balance mode (underwater): Auto / Underwater 1 / Underwater 2 / One Push, Two Push Set.
BIONZ Engine Yes
ISO Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
LCD 3.5" Xtra Fine TruBlack (921K pixels)
Lens Construction 12 elements in 10 groups(including 6 aspheric elements,1 prism)
Lens Type Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Microphone/Speaker Mono
Viewfinder No
Flash Effective Range "ISO Auto: Approx.0.08-Approx.3.8m(Approx.0.26'-Approx.12.47')(W) / Approx.0.5-Approx.3.1m(Approx.1.64'-Approx.10.17')(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.8.0m(Approx26.25')(W) / Approx.6.3m(Approx20.67')(T)"
Flash Mode(s) Auto / Flash On / Slow Syncro / Flash Off
AF Illuminator Light Auto / Off
Clear RAW NR Yes
Histogram Display No
In-Camera Editing Trimming / Red Eye Correction / Unsharp Masking
Multi-Pattern Measuring Yes
NightFraming System No
NightShot Infrared System No
Power Save Mode Yes (after approx. 3 min. of inactivity)
Real Imaging Processor Technology BIONZ
Accessory Terminal Multi connector
Audio/Video Output(s) Yes via Multi-Use Connector
HD Output Yes (1080i)
USB Port(s) Yes - USB2.0 Hi-Speed
Imaging Device 1/2.4" (7.59mm) 'Exmor R' CMOS Sensor
Megapixel Approx. 10.2 Megapixels
Recording Media 45MB internal Flash Memory, optional Memory Stick Duo Media, optional Memory Stick PRO Duo Media, optional Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), optional Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo
35mm Equivalent Still shots: 25-100mm / Movie 16:9: 28-112mm / Movie 4:3 : 34-136mm
Aperture Range Auto(F3.5-F6.3)
Digital Zoom Smart Zoom / Precision Digital Zoom / Off
Exposure Compensation Plus / Minus 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Face Detection Detects up to 8 Faces - with Touch Priority / Auto Priority / Child Priority / Adult Priority
Focal Length 4.43-17.7mm
Focus 9 points / Center Weighted AF / Spot AF/ Flexible Spot (touch)
Macro Mode Auto Macro: W:Approx. 0.39" (1cm) to Infinity
Optical Zoom 4x
Shutter Speed iAuto(2" - 1/1,600) / Program Auto(1" - 1/1,600)
Smart Zoom Technology 5M : Approx.5.6x(Total), VGA : Approx.22x(Total), 16:9 (2M) : Approx.7.6x(Total)
Total Zoom Approx. 8x
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft 2000 Professional SP4, XP Home and Professional SP3, Windows 7; Vista SP1 Macintosh OS 9.1/9.2/OS X (10.1-10.6)
Supplied Software Picture Motion Browser V. 5.0 + USB Driver (Not supported by Macintosh Operating Systems); PMB Portable 1.1; Music Transfer
Dimensions (Approx.) W x H x D: 3-7/8" x 2-3/8" x 23/32" (97.8mm x 59.5mm x 17.5mm)
Weight (Approx.) Approx. 4.7oz. (133g) body only; Approx. 5.3oz. (149g) body with battery and Memory Stick Duo
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