Imaging: 8.1MP (effective) CCD captures 8MP images (3264x2448).
Storage: 31MB internal memory, plus Memory Stick PRO Duo slot. Stores JPEGs.
Burst rate: Up to 20 highest-quality JPEGs at 2.5 fps, up to 100 at 1.8 fps (tested).
Video: 640x480 at 30 fps with mono sound.
AF system: TTL phase detection system with user-selected AF point anywhere on the screen or 9 autoselect AF zones; selected zone is highlighted on LCD. Single-shot and continuous AF. Cancelable AF-assist lamp.
Shutter speeds: 1/4000 to 30 sec.
Metering: Evaluative, centerweighted, and spotmetering. EV -1 to 18 (at ISO 100).
ISO range: 80, 100 to 3200 in 1-EV increments.
Flash: Built-in with TTL autoflash, GN 43 (ISO 100, feet).
Electronic viewfinder: 0.2-in., 200,000- pixel LCD.
LCD: 3-in. TFT with 230,400-pixel resolution.
Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, A/V, and HD-component video.
Battery: Li-ion rechargeable; 280 shots per charge (CIPA rating).
Size/weight: 4.3x3.3x3.4 in.; 15.6 oz with card and battery.
Street price: $459.
For info: www.sonystyle.com.