For every casual photography lover the Tech-Com DSC-601 is the basic camera for day-to-day shooting. With its compact size the camera is easy to handle and is very light. The image sensor is Â½.5â€ CCD type. It has approx. 6.186 effective Mega pixels(2864×2160) and approx.6.369 total Mega pixels. The focal length is 5.84mm(35mm film equivalent:35mm). F No. is F3.5/F7.0. The digital zoom has Capture Mode:5x, Play Mode:2-8x. The LCD Display is of 2.0â€(diagonal 5cm) color a-Si TFT LCD (479X240), 115k. there is no optical viewfinder. The focusing type is fixed focus with two steps manual adjustment. The ranges are, Macro mode: 20cm; Normal: 1.0m to infinity. The speed in normal is 2sec.-1/1000sec and in night sense,8 sec.-1/1000sec. About the exposure- Control: programmed AE, compensation-/+2EV, ISO and Equivalent: auto, 100,200,400. The flash modes are auto/ auto and red-eye reduction/ slow sync/ fill-in/ off. Range is 0.2~3.0m, (recharging time: approx.: 7sec.). various white balance options are available such as auto/ daylight/ cloudy/ custom/ fluorescent/ tungsten/ sunset. The effect is B/W, Normal, Sepia, RGB custom. The various sharpness adjustments are soft, normal, vivid. It has multi and spot metering mode. The self timer is of 10sec., 2sec., double(no flash) with LED indicator. The storage media consist of internal memory: 32MB flash memory, external memory: sup porting SD/MMC Card. Power source is 2 pcs of AA alkaline/ 2 pcs of Ni-MH. The dimensions of the camera are 95.5×52.2×29.7mm (WxHxD) and thickness is 26.9mm. It weights approx. 90g without batteries and card. This camera is a good option for people who just want to point-and-shoot without zoom and creative controls and the 6-MP resolution is an additional advantage.