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Features that make it easy to use for beginners or recreational photographers.

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LCD is bright and above-average sized

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photos are crisp and sharp, excellent detail

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battery lasts a long time and won't usually wear out before you do

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light and compact, easy to carry around with you

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face detection works well, finds people right away

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image stabilizer more than accounts for a little hand shake

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LCD is a bit hard to see on sunny days

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sound in video recordings is indistinct and hard to understand

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The Sony CyberShot DSC-S980 is a digital camera designed with many features that make it easy to use for beginners or recreational photographers. These features include face detection that can detect, focus on and adjust the flash for up to eight faces to ensure the highest quality photos, steady shot digital image stabilization automatically compensates for any shakiness by taking two high shutter speed photos and combining them into one clear image. The Sony CyberShot DSC-S980 also offers an easy shooting mode which shows the user instuctions on the display screen and then switches to automatic settings for all environments or the user can choose form one of the six scene selection modes. With 12.1 megapixels and 4x optical zoom this camera is made for basic photo taking with some extra features to increase photo taking ease and quality.  

  •  12.1 Megapixels
  • 4x Optical Zoom
  • 2.7" LCD Display
  • Face Detection Technology
  • SteadyShot Digital Image Stabilization
  • Six Scene Selection Modes
  • Easy Shooting Mode
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • In-Camera Re-touching Tools
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