Visit our Community and share your experiences and solutions with other Sony customers. The LCD display is big in size, though a bit of letdown in the resolution department. The camera accomplishes this by boosting the ISO sensitivity as high as necessary, to a maximum of Considering the age and options, it’s a great camera This is my second one – I loved my first one Below the mode dial are three buttons plus the four-way controller. It took sharp photos with accurate color, very low noise, and minimal purple fringing.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 6.0MP Digital Camera – Silver

Color saturation drops through the floor at ISO andmaking the photos look pretty dull. In unusual lighting conditions such as in our studiothe lack of a custom white balance option made for images with a brownish cast. This is my second one – I loved my first one Outside of the studio I was very pleased with the photos I took with the W Support by Sony Mobile App Never miss an update again! It’s so small that it took me a few seconds to find it the first few times that I used the W Those of us who remember the hassle of shooting IR with film can appreciate that.

Any Condition Any Condition. We suggest that you ignore the ISO and settings on the camera, as the image quality there is really marginal even for snapshot-size prints, but if you look at the Sony W50 as an ISO camera, it competes very strongly, making it a Cyber-soht Pick in its category. Otherwise, the W50 sports the same stats as its cyver-shot brother.


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Register your product Get access to all information, keep sojy product up to date and enjoy great deals. Compact yet capable, the Sony W50 promises to be another winner from Sony. The Sony Cyber Shot DSC-W50 is a decent ultracompact digital camera that makes up for its lack of controls with its solid performance and image quality.

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As we said about the DSC-W30, the photos have decent exposure and dynamic range, without the blown-out highlights produced by many cameras in this class. The normal burst mode took just three shots in a row at the highest quality setting at 1.

If you have a question about this review, please send them to Jeff. Find information and receive instant notifications about your product. The lower you go, the more smart zoom you can use. The W50 is one of four cameras in Sony’s W-series lineup. Although the W50 is a point-and-shoot cyber-sshot camera, it has a lot of creative options and enough image adjustments to handle a wide variety of shooting situations.

I still suggest purchasing a backup battery pack, and keeping it freshly charged and on-hand for extended outings.

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For that, he deserves an extra 5 stars. Shutter lag cyber-snot delay between pressing the shutter button and the camera taking the picture is lower than that of most cameras on the market, with a range of 0.


Unfortunately, its small form includes small controls, and the small buttons are uncomfortable to use if you don’t have small hands to match. Reduces red-eye by allowing the flash to be separated from the camera. As is the case with more and more cameras these days, Sony built memory right into the DSC-W50 instead of including a memory card.

Directly above the LCD is the optical viewfinder, which has become less and less common on ultra-compacts these days. How you rate the W50’s photo quality really depends on how you use the camera. Remember, I use a drop in filter to shoot with my D If you’ve already read the W30 review, you can save yourself some time here by jumping down to the Test Results section of this reviewto see how the W50’s images stacked up.

I really don’t know why Sony bothered putting ISO and 1, options on the camera, as they’re only remotely usable for snapshot-size prints, sont even that will depend on the user’s tolerance for noisy, muddy images.

The port is protected by a very flimsy plastic door. Basic features include slideshows though not the fancy one sojy musicDPOF print marking, image protection, thumbnail view 9 or 16 images per screenand zoom and scroll. To discuss this review with other DCRP readers, please visit our forums.