The Sony DSC-3000 is a 10.1 megapixel compact digital camera. This Sony camera has 12.9-inch Super HAD CCD sensor. DSC-3000 uses the SteadyShot image stabilization software and also has Sweep Panorama feature. Body:- This Sony camera has dimension of 99.0 x 61.0 x 29.3 mm and weighs 119 g. The 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD has resolution of 230000 dot pixels. The DSC-3000 supports SD and SDHC memory card along with Memory Stick Duo PRO Duo PRO Duo (High Speed) PRO-HG Duo. The Sony DSC-3000 comes with AA Alkaline batteries and can take up to 200 shots per 100 mins. Performance:- The DSC-3000 uses Sony lens with the focal length of 4.0 - 16.0 mm. This Sony compact digital camera can zoom digital up to 8x and optically up to 4x. The iAuto Auto Focus has range of 5 cm (Wide) and 50 cm (Tele). The camera has 9 points Auto Focus system with Center weighted Auto Focus. The Auto ISO of the camera ranges from ISO 100 - 3200. In iAuto mode the shutter speed of the DSC-3000 ranges from 14 - 12000 and in Auto mode the shutter speed ranges from 2 - 12000. The built-in Flash has a range of 0.5 - 3.0m (Wide) and 0.5 - 1.5m (Tele) in Auto mode. The Aperture of the camera ranges from F3.0 - F8.2. Features and Connectivity:- The various scene modes supported by this Sony camera includes Twilight Twilight Portrait Landscape Soft Snap Snow Beach High Sensitivity Gourmet and Pet mode. The Sony DSC-3000 has face recognition feature and also supports self timer function of 2 or 10 sec duration. A user can even shoot in a continuous mode at 0.6 fps. The Sony DSC-3000 can also record video on 640 x 480 resolution at 30 fps. The camera supports AVI and Motion JPEG movie formats and JPEG image format. In terms of connectivity the Sony DSC-3000 supports USB 2.0.