Sony CyberShot S90 Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 4.1 megapixels (effective)
  • 3x optical zoom
  • 2x digital zoom
  • autofocus only
  • program and manual exposure
  • JPEG file formats
  • 2 AA batteries
  • Release Date: 2005-03-09
  • Final Grade: 0 0.0 Star Rating: Recommended

0.0 Star Rating: Recommended

Sony CyberShot S90
4.1 megapixels (effective); 3x optical zoom; 2x digital zoom; autofocus only; program and manual exposure; JPEG file formats; 2 AA batteries
By , Last updated on: 5/18/2014

The pocket-sized Sony CyberShot DSC-S90 is one of two new S-series cameras announced by Sony at the 2005 Photo Marketing Association show. Offering simple controls, seven preset scene modes, and 4-megapixel resolution, the Sony S90 is aimed at point and shoot photographers who want to take good shots without worrying about manual controls. The S90 is practically identical to the Sony S60, with the exception of its large 2-5-inch LCD screen (the S60 has a 2-inch screen). Perhaps the most interesting thing about the S90, however, is its extended battery life -- Sony claims that the S90 can get 110 shots out of a pair of ordinary alkaline AA batteries, and 550 shots off a pair of NiMH rechargeable batteries.

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