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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5
4.9 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5

1/1.8“ 5.1 Megapixel Super HAD™ CCD Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5

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Overall 4
4.0

Lens is not sealed - Dust inside ruins camera.

Whodathotit "whodathotit", Amazon
21 March 2009
  • Summary: I loved this camera. The image quality is better than anything I've seen in it's price range. Then, I spent a moderately windy, but not particularly dusty, day taking photos of the new Graf Zeppelin at Moffet Field.
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Overall 4
4.0

It was good in its short life

NatureLover, Amazon
18 June 2006
  • Summary: The camera was an excellent one, it took very high-quality pictures; however, it broke a little more than a year after I bought it, it wouldn't power on for an unknown reason, and it was exactly 14 days out of the one-year warranty! The repair cost is rather expensive: $184.
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Overall 4
4.0

If you have kids, DO NOT buy this camera

T&J's Mom, Amazon
16 June 2006
  • Summary: If you have kids and want to take pictures of them inside, then do NOT buy this camera. It takes great pictures outdoors. Indoors, most of my pictures of my kids are blurry. I have to take five or more pictures to get one that comes out ok.
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Overall 4
4.0

It was a good camera....

Cub fan "Amy", Amazon
19 March 2006
  • Summary: I've had this camera since March '05 and have nothing but great results with it. The camera was a gem up until last month when it just suddenly stopped working. Some sort of malfunction with the lens thus preventing me from taking any sort of decent picture.
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Overall 4
4.0

Maybe I got a lemon

Mom of the Year, Amazon
22 December 2005
  • Summary: I'm blown away by the positive reviews of this camera. It doesn't snap the picture when you hit the button, and the delay is ridiculous when you are trying to shoot pictures of children. It takes too long to reset after the flash goes off.
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Overall 4
4.0

Everything's great but the pictures!

Two Cents, Amazon
7 November 2005
  • Summary: I sure do wish I could be one of the 5 star reviewers of this camera but alas, you'll only get two from me. Prior to owning this camera I had an Olympus Camedia which took fantastic pictures but was slow to to start, had a long lag time between button press and snap, and a fairly long time before...
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Overall 4
4.0

Beautiful Look, Mediocre Performance

Tex-Talk, Amazon
29 March 2005
  • Summary: I got this camera to replace an older sony digital camera, an F55. I thought 6 years later their product would be much improved. It is a beautiful looking camera, nice LCD, lots of features, BUT blurry pictures and almost impossible to use inside.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Сергей Поспелов, club.foto.ru
8 August 2006
  • Excerpt: Видимо это заводской брак (см.отзывы на форуме)! Фирма SONY могла бы дать рекомендации или отозвать свою продукцию.Качественные снимки получаются только без вспышки в светлое время суток,т.е.при естественном освещении. Если кто смог эти проблемы решить, то поделитесь.
  • Pros: Приемлемая цена.Хороший дизайн.Большой дисплей.Удобное и понятное меню.Экономное питание.Много "наворотов".
  • Cons: Плохие снимки в помещении и в сумерках.Из 10 снимков - 9 брак!!! Нет синхронизации вспышки.Поэтому и снимки получаются очень светлые или темные.Коррекция вспышки ничего не дает.Быстродвижущие предметы - смазаны!!! Подобрать режим невозможно.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

club.foto.ru
25 March 2006
  • Excerpt: На второй день использования сломался механизм зумирования. В итоге объектив не задвигается в корпус камеры. Хотя обращался очень бережно. Снимать не предоставляется возможным. Теперь не знаю, что и делать. Может, кто посоветует чего.
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Overall 4
4.0
Picture quality 2
2.0
Battery performance 10
10

Man liebt oder haßt sie ......

lunar, Ciao
5 March 2006
  • Excerpt: Hi, Ich entschied mich aus Tradition zur S70 und vielen Testberichten und Siegen zur Sony Cyber-Shot W 5. Ich will hier auch nicht lange über die Bedienung, Installation usw. berichten, das haben meine Vorgänger zu genüge gemacht. Und mit der bin bzw. war ich ganz und gar nicht zufrieden.
  • Pros: schnell, Akku ausdauernd, gute Bedienung
  • Cons: unscharfe Bilder, blitzt zu schnell
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