Sony Introduces Two Slim Shooters

By Terry Sullivan  |  Posted 2006-09-12 Print this article Print

Sony announces two new ultracompact digital cameras with large touch-screen LCDs and high megapixel counts. (

As the holiday season draws nearer, camera companies are ramping up into high gear. Case in point: Sony has just launched its new Cyber-shot DSC-T50 and DSC-N2 digital cameras. The T50 will replace the T30 and the N2 will replace the N1.
Both are compact 3X optical zoom shooters that come with very large 3-inch touch-screen LCDs, a hallmark of Sonys camcorders.
Click here to read more reviews of digital cameras. The digicams store images on Sony Media Stick Duo memory cards. Like the N1, the N2 makes much of its album viewing mode, taking advantage of the 3-inch LCD and allowing you to store up to 500 images onboard (although the images themselves are copies and downsized to VGA-size images.) But the real change is the upped megapixel count, now at 10.1 megapixels, and the increased ISO, which now goes up to 1600. Read the full story on Sony Introduces Two Slim Shooters Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, reviews and analysis on image editing and Web publishing tools.
Terry Sullivan Terry Sullivan is a writer, photographer and artist, who has worked in the photo industry for nearly a decade. In 1998, Terry was hired by Photo District News, a monthly magazine for professional photographers, as its associate editor covering everything from advertising photographers to fine-art photography exhibitions. He was promoted to online editor for, where he helped launch a variety of online projects, including PDNewswire. In 2000, he joined Nikon Inc., where he worked on a vast array of online ventures, from redeveloping the company's product website, to providing content for education and promotional websites. While working for Nikon, Terry studied the evolution of digital cameras as they quickly took center stage and replaced film-based cameras as the preferred format for consumers and professionalsAt PC Magazine, Terry tests, analyzes and reviews all digital cameras, from the simplest point-and-shoot digital cameras to the most sophisticated digital SLRs. He also tests, analyzes and reviews all digital camcorders.

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