Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
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which is most noticeable with straight lines like roads, fences
sparrow "lbd", Amazon
28 December 2014
Summary: It does the job. I don't feel as though I can really be creative with this camera though, and it does sort of 'fish eye' the perspective of things, which is most noticeable with straight lines like roads, fences, buildings.
Summary: I've purchased a new Sony DSC-W300 camera just a few days ago. I mostly take pictures of landscapes and architecture so I wanted some higher-resolution upgrade for my current Sony DSC-T100 camera to be able to take more details of each scene. Sony states that T100 is an 8 MP camera and I believe it is not less, but definitely not more than 8 MP.
Summary: Pros: small and easily trasportable, compact. Nice options for settings, but not extensive for a camera of this price. Tough, neat-looking camera. Cons: make sure you buy extra (at least one if not more) backup batteries. This camera will go through a battery in record time. And, it will stop functioning even before the camera icon indicates that it is totally discharged. The only warning you get is that it will stop focusing, and audible tones are not heard.
Summary: This bought for my wives birth day and At the time of purchase this was very expensive, why? I don't know maybe for the name. Build quality is good, battery life is good, included accessories also good then we get to the pictures. For such a high res camera you would expect great pics, well you do get great pics if it's a nice sunny day outside! So if it's sunny but your inside it's no good, if it's dark outside its no good and if it's dark inside it's even worse!
Summary: The Camera itself is great, it takes very good pictures. It has excellent resolution, it is very easy to use and the colours are absolutely great. I found its performance in low light quite exceptional. The HD output is an added bonus. However, we've had few problems with the Camera. First, the battery life is simply not good enough.
Excerpt: i have not owe this camera but i have used my friend camera. Every one of them featured Sony's Bionz image processor. And each model of sony camera has introduced another feature, starting with child/adult face recognition, smile shutter, double anti-blur, intelligent scene recognition, dynamic range optimization, date view, face search, and in-camera retouching (including unsharp masking and smile).
Excerpt: What a beautiful well made camera. The DSC-W300 sure has moved on from my old Sony camera (which is still in fine working order). Im impressed with the large LCD screen and the fairly easy to use menus. The smile recognition actually seems to work in about 95% of the cases. I could go on and on about how good it is, and yes it is good, very good, but it could have been perfect. So why didnt I rate it 5 stars? A few little minor things that Sony should sort out.
Summary: What a beautiful well made camera. The DSC-W300 sure has moved on from my old Sony camera (which is still in fine working order). I'm impressed with the large LCD screen and the fairly easy to use menus. The smile recognition actually seems to work in about 95% of the cases. I could go on and on about how good it is, and yes it is good, very good, but it could have been perfect. So why didn't I rate it 5 stars? A few little minor things that Sony should sort out.
Excerpt: Just a quick review for those that like a good action shot. This camera's good for standard use like posed shots and party pics, but it didn't really perform to a good enough standard when I tried to capture my mate doing a trick on his board, or my nephew as he played football. Those sort of pics don't come out great. The shutter speed is good enough for standard use, though.