Telephoto view large image. There’s no manual control over shutter speed, so you’re stuck with the twilight portrait mode. Deep inside the lens is Sony’s Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization system. Firefox Download the latest version. The DSC-W has a pretty standard movie mode. More traditional noise gets thrown into the mix at ISO , though this setting is still quite usable for small prints, at least in good light. This camera’s sensitivity goes to ISO which is better than most other cameras.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Select the situation, and the camera uses the appropriate settings. The working range is 0.

Let me start by saying its a sony!. As I suggested in the last section, even when working on a tripod I could never consistently come up with the kinds of razor-sharp shots seen at wide-angle when using the W at the very end of the zoom range. If you desire manual controls, shoot under unusual lighting conditions, or enjoy long exposures, then you’ll probably want to look at something else.

Although it does bring out a touch more detail in high-contrast scenes, in shooting with the DRO Plus option enabled, be prepared for some fairly serious color and saturation shifts when compared to the standard mode.

At ISO there was some minor chroma noise visible, but we didn’t consider it problematic. From beautiful close ups to nice landscape pics,it does it all. In the brace of new Cyber-shot W models that Sony unveiled earlier in the year, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W falls squarely in the middle in terms of both price and features.


You cannot delete a photo right after it’s taken — you must first enter playback mode. It won’t freeze a moving subject, nor will it allow for handheld 1 second exposures, but it will allow you to use shutter speeds that would result in a blurry photo on an unstabilized camera.

It also has a precision 5x wide-angle zoom Carl Zeiss Ds-w150 For a detailed listing of specifications and features, please refer to the specifications table found at the bottom dsc-w10 the review. This high performance camera also features quick start-up, fast shot-to-shot times, and long battery life, with the ability to take up to shots on a full charge of the Lithium-ion battery.

Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation or for technical support. Sharpness is right in the middle of the range, and purple fringing should not be a problem.

Now, here’s a look at how the DSC-W compares to other compact cameras in terms of size and weight:. View Printer Friendly Version.

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However, it is solidly built and has an entirely metal chassis. The “face filter” is available here too, so you can restrict your slideshow to people pictures. More traditional noise gets thrown into the mix at ISOthough this setting is still quite usable for small prints, at least in good light. Smart digital zoom allows you to get closer to your subject without reducing image quality, but the catch is that you must lower the image size. The one you get by pressing the Menu button is traditional, attractive, and easy to navigate cybdr it’s a big sluggish.


We also had some issues with the speed of the interface. Images courtesy of Sony Electronics. The zoom and scroll feature lets you enlarge a photo by as much as 8X, and then move around the enlarged area. I did not find shutter lag to be a problem, even at the slower shutter speeds cgber it sometimes occurs. It’s red so easy to find in your cybee

So far, about all I’ve told you about the Home menu is that I don’t like it. You can adjust the sensitivity snot whether adults or children have “priority” in the record menu.

Have a look at our photo gallerymaybe printing a few photos if you can. It takes the DSC-W about 1. Basic features include DPOF print marking, image protection, slideshows, thumbnail view, and zoom and scroll. Thankfully, it’s pretty mild until the ISO climbs above Firefox Download the latest version.