The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230 is W-Series opening cost point camera, and combines point-and-shoot ease-of-use with a host of advanced features in a sophisticated, compact body. A 12.1 megapixel picture sensor and Carl Zeiss 4x optical zoom lens offer crisp, clear images at high resolution. Smart Scene Recognition automatically detects scene conditions and adjust for best camera settings. Face Detection capture faces with natural skin tones, while Smirk Shutter know-how capture a smirk the moment it happens. In addition, Optical SteadyShot picture stabilization helps prevent blur without affecting picture quality, and HDTV compatibility offers a great way to view and share images in high definition.The DSC-W230 offers a step up in features and capabilities from the Cyber-shot S-Series models, with a professional-quality lens, optical picture stabilization, as well as a powerful BIONZ picture processor that allows for advanced Face Detection, Smirk Shutter know-how, Dynamic Range Optimizer, and Intelligence Scene Recognition.