The most glaring example is unquestionably the transition from shooting to playback mode: There’s also a x mode available, but the 8 fps frame rate will make it look like one of those Tim Burton stop-motion films. The twilight scene mode is a bit of a disappointment, with the slowest shutter speed available being just 2 seconds. I need power and lots of it. Picture Motion Browser is a basic image acquisition and editing tool, while Music Transfer lets you custom slideshow music onto the W

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W Review – DigitalCameraReview

They were dc, with accurate though not terribly saturated colors. The standard range of metering controls multi-area, center-weighted, spot are available for more involved metering tasks, but the Cyber-shot was accurate enough in this regard that I rarely felt the need to step outside of the default multi-area setting.

It moves the lens from wide-angle to telephoto in just 1. Next, how about those REC mode options? Click to play movie Full-power flash recycle times came in slower than average, at 8.

While the lens itself is not threaded, you can attach the optional conversion lens adapter to the camera I think it just snaps onwhich lets you use the conversion lenses I mentioned s150 the previous section.

Okay, let’s start our tour of the DSC-W now, beginning with the front of the camera. The last two buttons on the back of the camera are for entering playback mode, and for starting a slideshow. Wony point-and-shoot, but with full menu access.


Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Fortunately, the burst mode was quite impressive at three frames per second. This page rsc last updated: There is a processing delay when you use DRO Plus mode, which slows shot-to-shot times by a couple of seconds.

I should sny a couple of “gotchas” regarding the proprietary battery used by the DSC-W and every other camera on the above list. The image stabilizer is available, however.

Sony Cyber-shot W Specs – CNET

Picture Motion Browser is a basic image acquisition and editing tool, while Music Transfer lets you custom slideshow music onto the W The only difference between the two is that the NP-FG1 has the InfoLithium feature, which allows the camera to tell you exactly how many minutes of juice you have left. Yes Auto Focus Type: Redeye is a big problem on the W, but the built-in removal tool can rid your photos of this annoyance.

Enough about that, here are the options you’ll find inside it:. Used in great visual condition with only minimal very light signs of use.

Ww150 also had some issues with the speed of the interface. As is usually the case, you cannot use the optical zoom or the digital zoom, for that matter while recording a video clip.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Review

There are two digital zoom modes available on the camera. I, for one, am much more interested in the hard facts of usability, performance, and image quality. When you open the box, you’ll find Sony’s Picture Motion Browser 3.

Vignetting dark corners was not a problem, and corner blurriness was at a minimum. I’ll tell you about both of these menus eony in the review.

This last view lets you see photos with all people, children, infants, or those who are smiling. Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode seconds per frame: In our speed tests, the W was a mixed bag. Primarily, iSCN scene recognition automatically detects backlit conditions shooting into the sun, or shooting at dusk for instance and applies the appropriately correction. This performance continues to place the latest Cyber-shot among the weaker contenders in its class where white balance performance is concerned.

Face detect focus mode is present and is backed up by Smile Shutter, which automatically takes a snap when it detects someone smiling.