Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza
On Friday mornings from 3.00 to 4.00am to answer your tech questions
and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.
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Gadget of the Week
Sony DSC-W7 Digital Still Camera
Excellent picture quality thanks to its 7.2 MegaPixel sensor and good quality 3x optical zoom lens
Large 2.5 inch colour screen makes reviewing images on camera easier and more rewarding
Accepts two non-proprietary AA sized batteries.
Two NiMH batteries and charger supplied
Quick Operation (Start-up 1.3 sec, Shutter Time Lag 0.3 sec, Shutter Release Lag 0.01sec)
Camera has an AF illuminator to assist autofocus
Somewhat chunky compared to the competing Canon Ixus 700
Uses Sonys own (more expensive) MemoryStick format
Unable to store pictures in any uncompressed picture format such as TIFF or RAW
Autofocus sometimes hunts before locking on
Sony Price: £329 inc. VAT
Competitive Internet Price: £239 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 7.5 Stars Simple to use point and shoot camera which produces excellent quality images. Compare to Canons IXUS 700 before buying.
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