Sony Cybershot DSC T500 Description
Sony Cybershot DSC T500 sports a 1/2.3inches Sony Super HAD CCD sensor with a sensor resolution of just 10 MP. The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar zoom lens lets you zoom optically up to 5x. The 35mm equivalent of the lens has the focal length range of 33mm at wide-angle and 165mm telephoto respectively. The lens brings with it the Super Steady shot image stabilization, to lessen the blur produced by camera shake at slow shutter speeds. The maximum aperture varies from f/3.5 to f/4.4, all across the zoom range and the minimum aperture f/10 is achieved irrespective of zoom. There is no optical viewfinder, which otherwise, is a common issue to see on the digital cameras these days. The composing and framing on T500 is attained solely over the aspect ratio of 16:9 on 3.5inches wide screen having resolution of 230,000 dots. T500 is able to record videos at the aspect pixels of 1280 x 720 or 640 x 480 at 30fps wherein, you can zoom while recording videos. If the videos are being shot at 720p HD then you get a time limit of 10minutes. The camera can incredibly capture images while shooting videos as well. You can get three stills with press of photo button while video recording goes on. Cyber-shot DSC-T500 also has face detection technology to offer wherein, it detects eight faces at a time, within a frame, and the face detection is linked to both the camera's AF and AE systems. Also, the Auto Exposure and Auto Focus works with camera's Face detection along with flash metering.
The ISO sensitivity ranges from ISO 80 to ISO 3200 equivalent and the shutter speeds range begins from 1 second to 1/1000 second. The camera is driven by the power of D 3.6V InfoLithium rechargeable battery (proprietary type). Also, T500 offers you high speed connection by using USB 2.0 to your PC and the standard-definition PAL/NTSC video production with HDMI connectivity for viewing your work over HDTVs. The latter requires you to purchase an optional HDMI cable. The videos and photos get saved in Memory Stick Duo, PRO HG Duo, PRO Duo or PRO Duo High Speed cards. There is only 4MB of inbuilt memory that can only store one image or two seconds video at full resolution. T500 gets shipped in only one color that is, Black and with brushed-metal furnish. The box in which the camera comes also includes picture motion browser software, standard-definition video cables that link HDTV and T500, and a charger with Lithium Ion rechargeable battery. The camera as of now is not available for sale in India.