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Like the T700, the 10.1-megapixel, 4X-optical-zoom Cyber-shot DSC-G3 will have a high-resolution touch screen that measures 3.5 inches diagonally, as well as 4GB of flash storage in addition to a Memory Stick slot. But the G3 also adds some new tricks to the mix, namely 802.11g Wi-Fi connectivity and integrated, one-click uploads to sharing sites such as Dailymotion, Picasa, Shutterfly, and YouTube. Sony says that other photo- and video-sharing sites are accessible via the G3’s Web browser, and the company is open to creating more one-click-upload partnerships in the future.
With a nice megapixel count, a slick and slim frame, a huge touch screen, Wi-Fi connectivity, and multimedia-playback capabilities, the G3 looks like an interesting rival, of sorts, to the iPod Touch and the iPhone. It’s definitely pricey, at $500 for a 4GB camera, but it just might be the missing link for photo-happy gadget lovers who want a camera offering the kind of fun multimedia mayhem that Apple’s portable devices are known for.
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