Sony unloads a truckload of new cameras before PMA

There's a flurry of moderate low-end camera updates hitting the wires before PMA next week, and Sony's no exception -- it just dropped eight new shooters on us. Nothing major here, just bumps to existing models around. A quick rundown after the break, with pictures of all the new gear in the gallery.



  • Updates the DSC-H3

  • 3-inch LCD

  • 8 megapixel resolution

  • ISO3200 sensitivity

  • 10x optical zoom

  • Super Steady Shot optical image stabilization

  • 1080p output with a special cable

  • $300 in May

DSC-S750 and DSC-S780

  • Updates the DSC-S700

  • Lithium-ion batteries replace AAs

  • Add ISO1250 sensitivity

  • 7.2 megapixel (S750) and 8.1 megapixel (S780) resolutions

  • 3x optical zoom

  • 2.5-inch LCD

  • 22MB internal memory with MS Duo expansion

  • $150 (S750) and $180 (S780) in March


  • Updates the DSC-T200

  • 10.1 megapixel resolution

  • Intelligent Scene Recognition, which takes a second shot with optimized settings

  • 3.5-inch touch screen

  • 5x optical zoom

  • ISO3200 sensitivity

  • $400 in red, black, and silver in March

DSC-W170, DSC-W150, DSC-W130, and DSC-W120

  • Updates the W series all around

  • 10.1 megapixel W170 and 8.1 megapixel W150

  • 8.1 megapixel W130 and 7.2 megapixel W120

  • All feature "smile shutter" which automatically takes a picture when subject smiles

  • W120 and W130 in March for $200 and $230 in several colors

  • W150 and W170 in April for $250 and $300 in several colors