Camera Review



Sony's Cybershot DSC-N1 is a new compact 8-megapixel model, with a large 3-inch touch-screen LCD. This model also features a new album function that automatically stores up to 500 of your images and uses them to create dynamic slide shows with selectable music, dissolves and wipes right on the large, bright 3-inch screen.

Compact size, 3 13/16” x 2 3/8” x 7/8”

Large 3" LCD touch-screen utilizing Sony's Clear Photo LCD technology creates bright images with high-contrast that is easy to view even in bright sunlight.


Speaker for playing one of four songs during dynamic slide shows.


Menus with large buttons on touch screen.

In Playback mode you can either show buttons, or turn buttons off and slide finger from left to right to go forward, or slide finger from right to left to go back.

Digital Album in your pocket
You can store and share up to 500 VGA images in your camera. As you take pictures a VGA copy is stored in the camera's internal memory. Images can be searched by date. If internal memory gets filled up, old pictures will be deleted. You can also protect selected images from being deleted. The DSC-N1 lets you select one of four slide-show themes (simple, nostalgic, stylish or active) plus 4 kinds of background music. PC users can download there own music or use the factory preset music tracks.

Carl Zeiss 3X Optical/6X Digital Zoom
Carl Zeiss lens provides sharp 8 megapixel images. Free-spot AF lets you focus on objects simply by touching the focus point on the LCD.

8.1 Megapixel Super HAD CCD
Sony's advanced 1/1.8" Super HAD CCD design allows more light to pass to each pixel, increasing sensitivity and reducing noise allowing for ISO speeds up to 800.

Huge 3.0" LCD Touch Screen Monitor
A monitor big enough to allow touch-screen menus. Sony's Clear Photo LCD Plus design reduces reflection for excellent outdoor viewing, and wide angle viewing makes it ideal for sharing images with family and friends.

Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery
A high-stamina NP-BG1 Lithium Ion Battery gives you shooting power for up to 300 images. An external battery charger is supplied for a quick charge.

26MB Internal Memory
You can capture images in-camera or use an optional MemoryStickDuo media card for high-capacity shooting and recording.

Paint Function
A touch-screen paint function is included which allows you to draw and stamp various icons like hearts or snowflakes on pictures. These touched up images can be saved as copies without affecting the originals.

Compartment showing battery and Memory Stick Duo

Battery and MemoryStickDuo compartment.


Bottom of camera showing camera connection and tripod mount.


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