It can be easy to fill your photography portfolio with spectacular images with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1. This 10.3 megapixel charge coupled device (CCD) can make it very simple to capture quality photos in an instant. The 5X optical zoom can lend spectacular clarity to distant shots, including action photos. The 2 inch display can swivel to create an excellent playback or shot angle. The pop up Compact Flash works automatically to highlight dark images without producing red eye issues. Separate color modes mean that creativity is encouraged. This camera offers a maximum shutter speed of 1/2000 of a second with a focal length of 24 to 120 mm. This can help you take better action shots in a variety of conditions. The 10.3 megapixel CCD of this Sony DSC-R1 can capture enough detail to produce 18 x 24 inch prints that are stunning. It has a 5X optical zoom and 2 inch vari-angle LCD display. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 camera has three color modes and RAW capture. It can record images onto Memory Stick PRO and Compact Flash Type I/II media and is powered by one NP-FM50 InfoLithium battery. With Sony's Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor, or CMOS, you even have the ability to live preview. This DSC-R1 camera's sensor and lens make it stand out. It’s an excellent all in one digital camera that uses an APS-C size sensor. It also provides full time live preview to the monitor or electronic viewfinder. Because of this function, there is no need for a prism or mirror box. This allows it to be more compact and lets it be placed closer to the lens. It provides a maximum aperture of F/2.8 to F/4.8. Getting close up shots is easier with this high definition feature.This Sony is an excellent 10.3 MP device. It delivers very low noise levels and high sensitivities even with its high resolution. The LCD screen's flip out style makes it capable of capturing very detailed and bright images. Thanks to its design, you don't have to worry about dust buildup on the sensor. It also has a 35mm equivalent range of 24 to 120 mm. It has a pistol grip for your right hand, so you can wrap your left hand comfortably around the lens barrel. It also has two slots for the memory stick. It's ergonomically designed, and the pistol grip is where you'll find the power, ISO keys, and the hot shoe. The screen automatically shuts off when you place your eye in the viewfinder, which also has a diopter adjustment. This Sony DSC-R1 camera can provide a variety of helpful features. It uses a CMOS sensor with a non-removable lens. With an ISO from 160 to 3200, it has a wide ranging ISO sensitivity for a non-SLR camera. It features a top mounted screen, supports Adobe RGB, and has Auto Gamma Control implemented. These flexible features add to the number of applications you can use it for. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 compact device weighs in at just 2.19 pounds. It measures a compact 6.61 inches by 3.82 inches by 5.47 inches. This Sony device can be handy enough to take everywhere you go.