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Slim And Stylish: New Sony Digital Camera Combines Higher Resolution And Sensitivity With Double Anti-Blur TechnologyBerlin, 02 August 2006
Building on the success of the acclaimed Cyber-shot T9, the new Sony Cyber-shot T10 offers a step up to even higher picture quality and greater sensitivity in a slender credit card-sized package. It’s also an exciting evolution in looks. The slim-line stainless steel body extends the camera’s appeal to fashion-aware female and male users.
The Cyber-shot T10 features a 7.2 effective Megapixel Super HAD CCD plus a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x Optical Zoom lens. Double anti-blur technology combines Super SteadyShot with extremely high sensitivity to make blurred images a thing of the past. The large, bright high resolution 2.5 inch Clear Photo LCD Plus screen is perfect for sharing images using the built-in Slideshow with Music function. A high-sensitivity movie mode delivers better results when shooting in low light conditions. Packaged in a stainless steel body less than 21mm* thick and weighing only 140g**, the Cyber-shot T10 makes it easier than ever to shoot and share great-looking images.
Double ‘Anti-Blur’ - Super SteadyShot and High Sensitivity Technology
Camera shake is one of the biggest causes of spoiled pictures. Thanks to double ‘anti-blur’ technology – the combination of Super SteadyShot and High Sensitivity – the Cyber-shot T10 reduces the risk of camera shake when shooting handheld without flash in low light conditions.
Super SteadyShot uses a gyro-based optical image stabiliser that adjusts the lens element position to combat camera shake when shooting handheld or at low shutter speeds. This feature can also be used in combination with slow shutter or small apertures for more creative shots – even in Movie mode. The second anti-blur technology employed in the Cyber-shot T10 is the camera’s extremely High Sensitivity capability. This allows the capture of fast moving objects without blur – a feature not possible with image stabiliser technology alone. The Cyber-shot T10 uses Clear RAW NR processing that boosts signal to noise performance while increasing sensitivity up to ISO1000.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x optical zoom lens
The full capabilities of the camera’s 1/2.5” 7.2 effective Megapixel Super HAD CCD sensor are realised by the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3x Optical Zoom lens. A folded path system keeps lens and prism within the camera body, maintaining its sleek profile. Optical zoom is complemented by a 6x Precision Digital Zoom, and a 14x VGA Smart Zoom. Selectable at the single touch of a button, Magnifying Glass mode allows shooting at distances as close as 1cm.
230k pixel 2.5-inch screen with Clear Photo LCD Plus technology
Resolution, brightness and accurate colour reproduction of the large 2.5-inch (230k pixel) hybrid LCD screen is enhanced by Clear Photo LCD Plus technology. The screen also incorporates a smooth anti-reflection layer for better image quality than conventional textured layers. Reflections are also suppressed more effectively to increase contrast, especially outside in bright sunlight. One-touch adjustment allows rapid control of screen brightness.
High sensitivity movie shooting
The DSC-T10 is the first Sony T-series camera to feature a special low-light movie shooting mode. Gain and shutter speed are adjusted in low light conditions to achieve a shooting sensitivity of approx. 10 lux (=approx. 1.3 EV) for bright, clear movies. Optical zoom is also available in movie mode.
Slideshow with music
The Cyber-shot T10 adds to the enjoyment of your shots with a built-in Slideshow with Music function. Pictures can be replayed in a choice of slide show styles, accompanied by a choice of four pre-set background music melodies. Users can also add their background music from CD or MP3 using the supplied Picture Package Music Transfer software.
Style meets convenience
The beautifully-designed Cyber-shot T10 has been designed to make capturing great-looking shots a more stress-free, spontaneous experience – for experienced photographers and beginners alike.
Menu navigation is easier than ever before, thanks to a pop-up display that offers on-screen explanation of function icons like flash, macro, and self timer settings.
The camera’s Real Imaging Processor ensures a quick response time, and the supplied InfoLITHIUM battery offers up to 250*** still shots from a single charge, ensuring that you never have to miss the action.
Nine pre-set Scene Selection modes – including Twilight, Snow, Fireworks and Beach – adjust all camera settings for perfect results under a wide range of shooting conditions.
For even wider creative options, five new colour modes deliver optimum results with any scene. Standard mode reproduces natural, lifelike images. “Vivid” mode enhances colours such as deeper sky blue or brilliant red flowers etc, while “Natural” mode reproduces subtle colour images. Sepia and Monochrome modes are also available.
The camera’s generous 56MB internal memory is complemented by storage using optional Memory Stick Duo or Memory Stick PRO Duo media. The Cyber-shot T10 also supports PictBridge, the standard for printing directly to compatible PictBridge photo printers, such as the Sony DPP-FP55.
Supplied Picture Motion Browser software allows easy upload and management of images from the Cyber-shot T10 with a connected PC. Picture Motion Browser also supports a revolutionary Map View function, allowing the location where pictures were taken to be overlaid on a world map when used in conjunction with the new optional GPS-CS1K GPS Unit.
Optional accessories for the Cyber-shot T10 include:
LCS-THG - a stylish, high-quality genuine leather carrying case with magnetic clasp for easy opening and closing.
CSS-TNA – Cyber-shot Station, great for rapid viewing and transferring of photos. It’s compact and attractive design also allows approx. 30% faster recharge of your Cyber-shot T10 battery than the standard supplied charger and includes Slideshow function, a remote control for easy TV photo viewing and a print function for use with PictBridge-compatible printers.
MPK-THC – This Marine Pack is ideal for the Cyber-shot T10’s large LCD screen. It’s great for shooting underwater (up to a depth of 40m), outdoor sports, shooting in the rain or snow.
The Cyber-shot T10 will be available throughout Europe from September 2006.