The marsh images above demonstrate the low, middle, and high settings. The Cyber-shot W features a Movie mode for recording short movies with sound at either x or x pixels, with two quality options at the larger resolution. The Sony W is small enough for most pockets at 3. Contact support Contact your Sony Support team. Burst mode times were good at about two frames per second, though the buffer took about three seconds to clear. Learn how to enjoy and use Sony products. The camera fit my medium-sized hand quite well, and I could easily shoot one-handed without blocking a flash or sensor on the front panel with my fingers.
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Thus, the Sony W is well-suited to a large range of consumers with varying skill-sets. Since there is no interpolation with Smart Zoom, detail remains the same as the full sized image above, but with the advantage that exposure is adjusted for the cropped image. In the same series of shots, I also compared the image in normal Program mode shhot Steady Shot turned off, and then activated Steady Shot.
For example, instead of turning a Mode dial to the Playback position or pushing a Playback button, you can alternatively hit the Home button and select “View Images.
See details for description of any imperfections. You can turn the sound off, but it is refreshing compared to the standard beep sounds that so many devices make these days. The camera does not come with an AC adapter, but does have a small slot in the compartment door for a power cord from a “dummy” battery-type AC adapter available as a separate accessory.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 12.1MP Digital Camera – Silver
The Sony Cyber-shot W is definitely worth a closer look if you want a capable digital camera that’s also small and pocket-friendly. Why is it important to use the correct supplied USB-cable with my product? Find information and receive instant notifications about your product.
Barrel distortion is high, and corner softness is evident in some cases, but overall lens performance is still good.
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The 18x Smart Digital Zoom is only available at the lowest resolution setting, as it is basically a crop from the center of the sensor. More experienced users will appreciate the Sony W’s adjustable AF area and range of ISO options from to 6, equivalent settings depending on the shooting modeas well as the adjustable image sharpness, contrast, and color options. Though real estate is limited on the rear panel, Sony managed to keep all the main functions close at hand and fairly easy to operate.
The DSC-W also has an HD output for direct image viewing on high-definition television sets and automatic D-Range optimization, to attempt at better shadow detail in difficult lighting conditions. In our own tests, the W lived up to Sony’s expectations. It also seemed a little redundant, to have a Playback button on the rear panel which lets you in and out of Playback sonny, and to have the Shooting and View Images options in the Home menu. Though even here, the image doesn’t look too bad in an 8×10 inch print, though detail is soft and the finer details dyber completely gone.
Outdoors, the LCD was bright enough for framing, but I found it difficult to accurately check my exposure in review mode under bright sunlight.
Overall, I liked the Sony W’s user interface, despite a minor quibble with the new Home button on the rear panel. It has a lot of flexibility for a range of users, it handles a variety of common-yet difficult exposure scenarios well, and shott easy to operate.
Sony estimates that a fully charged battery will provide about minutes, or images of battery life with the LCD enabled, or about minutes and images with the LCD off. The Sony W also features a new menu design, more sophisticated in both looks and sound.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200
As you can see in the dsc-q200 above, image noise definitely increases with each step in sensitivity, but doesn’t become overpowering until ISO The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.
I don’t wear glasses myself, but I found that I could still see the full view with the camera a good distance from my eye. While you can obviously apply a similar filter post-capture on a computer, I found it amusing to play around with.
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As I mentioned earlier, I did find it a little difficult to gauge my exposure when shooting under harsh lighting via the LCD monitor both with the image display and histogrambut I was shooting under extremely bright midday sun. Zoom control felt pretty fluid compared to some, though it didn’t immediately respond when I let up on the control. Still, overall color is good. All in all, the Sony W is a great camera for the price, which makes it a Dave’s Pick. However, prefocusing the camera by half-pressing and holding the Shutter button resulted in an exceptionally fast time of only 0.