Still, overall color is good. It does push bright reds quite a bit, and may oversaturate them a little more than what many consumers prefer, though a lot of people do like somewhat oversaturated color in a digital camera. While the Sony W does offer the standard Sony complement of image adjustments, such as ISO, white balance, sharpness, contrast, and color modes, it also features a few useful tools to help you get even better exposures. To get the full experience on Sony. Carl Zeiss 3 x zoom lens – 7. Apple Mac OS 9. The Sony W has a run-of-the-mill continuous mode of 2fps, although the camera can take up to shots continuously at that rate.

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Also appealing to more experienced photographer is the true optical viewfinder, now something of a rarity on compact digital csc. Page 3 Sample Images.

When I saw it on ebay at a very reasonable price I jumped on it! More experienced users will appreciate the range of adjustable image attributes such as white balance, ISO, contrast, sharpness, and color modes, while novices will benefit from the Sony W’s point-and-shoot style auto modes.

Face Detection can only be enabled in the Dwc Snap preset mode, and appears as an option in the Shooting menu.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W Specs – CNET

Still, burst timings are a little better than ddsc, so you’ll likely get pretty good shots of wiggly kids. Otherwise, camera operation was quite simple.

I found that when shooting in ww200 bright conditions, where I could really use the histogram, it was a little difficult to see on the LCD. You can quickly and easily change the shutter speed and aperture setting while in Manual mode simply by 2w00 down on the middle button of the Four-way Arrow pad, then using the up and down arrow keys. The first image which has Steady Shot disabledresults in blurry details but a fair exposure.


Look a little closer though, and you’ll find that there are some more impressive stand-out features. Now find out if it takes good photos by looking at Image Quality page.

The W captures good-looking images with vibrant color and pretty good overall exposure. Safari Download the latest version. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W is a fairly compact digital camera that fits into the palm of my average sized hands, measuring 91mm W x Burst mode times were good at about two frames per second, though the buffer took about three seconds to clear.

Many of the features on the W are similar esc the standard set of Sony options dscc on their vast range of Cyber-shot digital cameras, but a few stand out.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 12.1MP Digital Camera – Silver

Next up is true optical image stabilisation via Sony’s Super SteadyShot technology, which combined with the extensive ISO range of promises to make blurry photos a thing of fsc past. Shutter Max Shutter Speed. Handy camera, carry it all the time.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. We didn’t test the camera at ISO 6, but judging by the performance at 3, it’s a dsv bet that image noise would be quite high and strongly interfere with even coarse detail.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

Select a language English Spanish. Zoom control felt pretty fluid compared to some, though it didn’t immediately respond when I let up on the control. The W’s menu screens xsc have a new look, coupled with a hip new beep sound that’s more like a video game than a typical digital camera beep.


With a new sensor, better autofocus system and more streamlined design, the X line It also features a Burst continuous shooting mode to capture sharp images of action subjects. Focusing is very quick in good light and the camera happily achieves focus most of the time indoors or in low-light situations at the wide end of the zoom, but it does tend to hunt for the subject when using full telephoto. Thus, the Sony W is well-suited to a large range of consumers with varying skill-sets.

Also Face Detection only really works if the subjects are looking directly at the camera, and the W takes a while to lock onto the subject. Trending Dc New. A newer version of your browser may be available. The camera was ddc in the hand, though its small size made me a little nervous when leaning over a bridge to capture the marsh shots above. Dominating the rear panel is the big and bright 2.

Unfortunately Sony have chosen to cut costs and supply the full manual as a PDF on the product CD, rather than in printed format. The Cyber-shot DSC-W’s 3x optical zoom lens offers a range equivalent to mm on a 35mm camera, fairly standard among digital cameras of this class.