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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55
5.2 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

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Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

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Overall 2
2.0

I like everything about this camera

Berni, Amazon
1 July 2014
  • Summary: I like everything about this camera; size, ease of use, view finder, resolution. After a few years it started to malfunction for no reason in particular. I'd turn it on and the lens would go in and out, in and out, and it would tell me to turn the camera off and then on again.
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Overall 2
2.0

HJAVE TO BUY A Sony sd card

hydroshocker, Amazon
13 August 2013
  • Summary: won't take any sd card. Do not like this camera because of that one issue and its the same for ps vita everything has to be Sony and 3 times normal price.
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Overall 2
2.0

Took good pictures, but died young.- warranty svc denied

J. Buckles, Amazon
8 May 2012
  • Summary: After less than six months the flash has died with the apparently ubiquitous "E:91:01" error. After trying all the "reset" options to no avail, I'm going to have to send it in for service.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Worth It for the Price

Richard E. Anderson, Amazon
9 October 2011
  • Summary: Having enjoyed the camera for about a year, I learned after turning it on that the telescopic lenses started to actuate back and forth several times before being prompted to turn the camera off. This repeated itself numerous times.
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Overall 2
2.0

WHAT HAPPENED BEWARE

T. Householder, Amazon
22 July 2009
  • Summary: When I first got this camra about 2 years ago I loved it. It took the best pictures I had ever seen and after some studing it was pretty easy to use too. Then one day out of now where after using it all the time for 8 month (taking pic of my new son) it one afternoon just stopped working.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy the Sony Cybershot 7.2 mega pixels camera!

C. Renne, Amazon
13 February 2009
  • Summary: I got this camera for Christmas 2008 and in less than one year the lens cover stopped opening when I turned on the camera. I had to manually tap the lens cover to make it open, and when I turned off the camera the lens cover will remain open so I had to again tap it to make it close.
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Overall 2
2.0

Sony is trash!

Dan Edwards, Amazon
23 August 2008
  • Summary: Six months after purchasing this camera the lens fails to open leaving me with a $200.00 (more when you consider memory stick and case) piece of junk. Google "How to fix a stuck lens on a Sony DSC-W55" and you will see what a common problem this is.
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Overall 2
2.0

Good picture, terrible construction and warranty

Amazon Customer, Amazon
25 March 2008
  • Summary: I bought this late last year for use on the road and really liked the pictures it took. I didn't use it terribly often, but always kept it in a protective case and never once dropped or otherwise harmed it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Didn't last.....

Glen R. Harnish "parrothead", Amazon
17 January 2008
  • Summary: Well even though my first cyber-shot broke within the first year, I have bought three more with no problems--until this one. My 14 year old daughter got this one for Christmas and it lasted about two weeks.
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Overall 2
2.0

Liked the camera until the LCD screen inexplicably stopped working

Joe, Amazon
19 October 2007
  • Summary: I actually enjoyed the camera and thought it took pretty good photos. That was for the seven months that it worked. During a trip to Europe, I took some pictures, turned the camera off and then turned it on again a few minutes later to find the LCD not working.
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