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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230
5.8 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

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Overall 5
5.0

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

PC Magazine
23 March 2010
  • Conclusion: The 12.1-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230's price and features make it very attractive, but its image quality doesn't meet expectations.
  • Pros: Large LCD. Low noise up to ISO 800. Fast. Easy-to-use. Affordable.
  • Cons: Major sharpness problems at image edges. LCD shows considerable motion blur.
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[REVIEW—SONY CYBERSHOT W230 compact]

DPexpert
7 July 2011
  • Summary: Compact cameras, unlike DSLRs, are unforgiving. If all the conditions are not perfect – light, focus, exposure, contrast – then the pictures will be barely acceptable. But when the conditions are right the little Sony does a good job. We let a small child try it.
  • Pros: The HDTV display is particularly fine, although if this setting is chosen in-camera it does limit printing options. Images are generally sharp, well exposed and with reasonable colour accuracy, if somewhat oversaturated. We found that if the pictures were a little underexposed image noise is noti...
  • Cons: We have had a soft spot for the Sony W cameras in the past because they had optical viewfinders. Only Sony and Canon compacts had this feature and now Sony has gone the way of the herd. This is a retrograde step. No matter what they say there are situations where the LCD is impossible to use as a...
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Overall 8
8.0

12.1-megapixel compact camera with 3in LCD and 4x optical zoom

Good Gear Guide.au
23 May 2010
  • Summary: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230 is an impressive compact camera that is especially suited to beginners. It takes good photos, comes with an enlarged LCD and has one of the best user interfaces we've seen. All in all, a solid effort.
  • Pros: Intuitive and beginner-friendly interface, plus-sized LCD display, 30mm wide angle lens
  • Cons: Not as slim as other compacts on the market, underpowered flash
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Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

MacWorld
16 March 2010
  • Conclusion: [ Tim Moynihan is a senior editor for PC World . ]
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony W230

Absolut Photo
28 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Sony vient renouveler sa gamme W avec les nouveaux modèles, Sony W290, W270 et W230 qui sont autant de variantes autour de caractéristiques. Ce que l’on peut en retenir, c’est que les Sony CyberShot W sont des appareils qui feront de l’œil aux photographes désireux d’un compact sobre à l’allure...
  • Pros: Compacité / look, Mode vidéo />
  • Cons: Zoom trop limité, Ecran peu défini
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W230

COMPUTER BILD
13 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Nicht jeder, der eine Digitalkamera kauft, will sich mit zahlreichen Einstellmöglichkeiten herumschlagen, aber trotzdem nicht auf Ausstattung verzichten. Erfüllt die Sony Cybershot DSC-W230 diesen Wunsch?
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Overall 7
7.4

Sony CyberShot DSC-W230 - Test Kompakt-Digitalkamera 12 Megapixel

handy.t-online.de
20 May 2009
  • Summary: Die Sony DSC-W230 besitzt mit ihrem Brennweitenbereich ab 30 Millimetern zwar kein "klassisches" Weitwinkelobjektiv. Dennoch lassen sich mit der Kamera Landschaftsaufnahmen, Architekturfotos und andere Bilder, wo es auf einen weiten Bildausschnitt ankommt, gut realisieren.
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Expert Review

Tecnozoom
19 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Bella, affascinante e disponibile in varie colorazioni, la Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230 è una fotocamera digitale compatta dalle dimensioni molto ridotte e leggerissima, con un peso di appena 127 grammi.
  • Pros: Display, Risoluzione sensore
  • Cons: ZOOM OTTICO
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Overall 8
8.0

Näyttävä

mbnet.fi
16 January 2009
  • Conclusion: Lisäksi laukaisin on kankea, eikä sen puolivälin asentoa tahdo löytyä. Takalevyssä oleva zoom-kytkin lisää kameran putoamisriskiä. Peruskäytössä Sonyssa on sopivan vähän asetuksia. Tärkeimmät kuvaustilat ovat suoraan ohjauskiekossa. Jos val ...
  • Pros: Iso näyttö, Terävä videokuva, Akkukesto
  • Cons: Ahdas kameraote, Kohina automaattiasetuksilla
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