In Setup Mode, there are a number of other options available. Trust me, needing this is not a matter of if, but when Camera Modes and Menus Record Mode: There are two other movie-like features on the P The three buttons are for: Directly to the left of the lens is the AF illuminator, which helps to light up the subject in low-light situations, to assist in focusing. It’s of very good quality for a lower-cost camera, with good brightness and resolution.

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Inside the box, you’ll find: Located on the far right of the top panel, this button sets focus and exposure when halfway pressed, and fires the shutter when fully pressed. I picked it up and was able to figure it out in about a minute even without the mannual. Four Way L72 Pad: Pracically perfect in every way I love this camera.

Its p772, smooth styling is free from any significant protrusions except for the lens, which telescopes outward when powered on. It fits in my hands perfectly.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72 3.2MP Digital Camera – Silver

Files are named DSC0. Images framed with the optical viewfinder are shifted slightly toward the lower left corner of the frame as well.


Sony has changed things around with their Smart Zoom system. The optional AC adapter is useful for preserving battery power when reviewing and downloading images, but having a couple of sets of rechargeable batteries really eliminates the need for it apart from extended studio use.

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The all-plastic body keeps the DSC-P72 light weight as well, at just 9. In Movie exposure mode, the camera captures either xor x pixel resolution moving images with sound for as long as the memory card has available storage space. The Battery Doesn’t Charge. Explore the images on the pictures pageto see how the DSC-P72’s images compare to other cameras you may be considering.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72 Specs – CNET

Show More Show Less. In Playback mode, this button controls the digital enlargement of captured images and accesses the index display mode as well as a detailed information display. The camera and software work with modern versions of Windows, of course. This limits the digital zoom range based on the currently-selected image size, with maximum zoom only available at the smallest image size. Design With its small body size and compact design, the DSC-P72 maintains dimensions similar to the rest of Sony’s midsized “P” series Cyber-shot models.

Most cameras I test seem to show about 0. Trending Price New.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

What I didn’t care for: The telephoto end fared better, as I measured a 0. Picky Details Information on shooting speed, battery life, etc. In Automatic Record mode, the csc arrow controls flash mode, cycling through Auto, Forced, and Suppressed modes it only activates Slow-Sync in Twilight Portrait mode, and no flash modes are available in Twilight, Landscape, or Movie modes. Below the mode wheel are three buttons, plus the four-way switch.


Digital Cameras – Sony Cybershot DSC-P72 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

Given the amount of email I’ve gotten on the topic, I now include this paragraph in all my digicam reviews. It’s small enough to fit most shirt pockets, and a wrist strap keeps it securely attached to your wrist when shooting.

E-mail will save a x image, along with an image at the resolution you’ve chosen. It is dzc because you can easily go from taking still digital pictures to digital movies with sound. Here’s a sample movie for you to look at, recorded at the VGA resolution. Test Results In keeping with my standard test policy, the comments given here summarize only my key findings.