Digital cameras are consistently breaking new ground, and the Sony DSC-G1 continues to improve on them and helping make digital cameras one of the most popular selling electronic items. With digital cameras being so popular, consumers are looking for the best bargin they can find, but the real cost is in the add-ons and camera extras. From bags, batteries, and memory cards, all of the extras can end up adding to hundreds of more dollars on your purchase. The G-1’s main feature helps you save some of this money with 2 gigabytes of built-in memory.
Like most of Sony’s cameras, the G-1 is small of lightweight. To take pictures it is as simple as sliding open the case to reveal the Carl Zeiss 3X Optical zoom. A problem with many small cameras for people is keeping it steady in their hands. Many cameras now though come equipped with image stabilization. Sony’s for form of image stabilization, which started with their video cameras is known as Steady Shot. The Sony G-1 has Super Steady Shot, so avoiding blur in pictures should not be a problem.
Using the highest quality settings for photos, the G-1’s internal memory will store around 700 6 mega-pixel pictures. If you’re not interested in blowing up your pictures or doing anything fancy with them, then the lowest quality can store around 7,500 pictures into the internal memory. The only downfall about the internal memory is that while it is fast in taking and storing pictures, a Sony Memory Stick Duo will be required for taking faster pictures and storing them.
Viewing pictures on digital cameras can sometimes be a pain, but the G-1’s built-in browser features easy navigation through all of the pictures you have taken. The Sony G-1 has a high resolution 3.5 LCD screen which can display thumbnails of 100 pictures at one time, to easily find and view the picture you are looking for in full frame.
Another highlight of the Sony G-1 is the built-in wireless. For owners of other G-1 cameras, you can wirelessly link the cameras and trade pictures of your favorite shots. This makes it a lot easier than plugging the camera into a computer, downloading the images, and then either emailing them or burning them a CD. It is much for convenient to instantly send the images camera to camera. This is a neat and innovative function that is sure to be seen in future cameras but may cause a little controversy if it is able to get hacked and pictures become stolen. The wireless is also good for connecting to TVs and Computers that offer the DLNA-compatible connection, making viewing pictures on a bigger screen a lot easier.
The highlights of the Sony G-1 is the internal memory and the ability to connect with other cameras using a wireless connection. The Sony G-1 also comes with a recharable lithium ion battery that will last for about 300 pictures. The Sony G-1 is another great addition among many more of Sony’s digital cameras. For more information check out www.sony.com .