Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530
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1 December 2012
Summary: This camera was ultimately a disappointment. Although there are some good features, overall it is terribly slow, especially when using flash, and it has become a joke with my friends because no one ever knows when it will actually go off, making for some funny pictures. Also, especially with the flash but also without, there is a good chance the picture will be completely blurry.
Summary: el producto es muy lento lo que lo hace deficiente a la hora de tomar las fotos, aunque utiliza una memoria de alta velocidad la cámara se demora mucho en hacer la captura de la foto por ende la mayoría salen movidas, el zoom es deficiente, el consumo de batería es excesivo, la cámara hace un doble destello al usar el flash lo que confunde a la gente de si capturo o no la foto y la gente sale borrosa, el cargado es muy lento y poco confiable
Summary: I bought this Sony camera in November 2011 from Amazon after I lost my Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera. I've always stayed loyal to Canon but after spending a lot of money on a camera and losing it, I decided to buy a cheaper point and shoot. That was a mistake. The camera has good features: smile detection, face detection and panoramic pictures. The quality of the pictures comes out only 20% of the time.
Summary: This camera is simple to use however the flash is WAY too bright and there is no "soft flash" setting so all indoor party shots, or out door night shots (when I take pictures the most) come out all washed out :(
Summary: Takes very nice, high quality photos if that's all you're looking for. I found that some of the controls are inconvenient, such as the on/off button...it's too small and flat with the frame, making it hard to turn on/off. Also, I do not like that there's no mechanism for a direct upload to my iMac?? Price is very attractive, but, the missing features would be worth a few extra dollars. Sorry...not a big fan of those camera.
Summary: This camera is so very frustrating. It is lacking something the older models had and I just do not like it. I had to exchange the first one due to large sensor dust that ruined many of our family pictures to the Grand Canyon. I was a little relieved to see the dust spot because of the horrible focusing and other issues I had on this trip. I figured if I exchanged the camera, the new one would work like my old Sony that was stolen from us.
Summary: I had tested it in the store because I was looking for a camera without so much lag time like our old one. I was excited to get it because it's ready to go within a couple seconds after turning it on, the auto-focus is quick, and it's very quick in between shots. We ordered the camera just before a trip to Disneyland where we took a lot of pictures but once I had a chance to review the pictures we had taken it was very disappointing.
Summary: I had it for just one month when i started hearing a grinding noice when turned on. Picture quality was also bad. A lot of blurred pictures and bad lighting. So bad I gave it to my 4 year old as a toy.
Summary: Beware - this camera does NOT have a macro feature. It has been replaced (compared to older model Sony Cyber Shots) with a smile detection feature (who even needs that?). The test shots I did were poor quality, even with the camera automatically detecting and choosing settings. The camera is very small, so rather than turning a dial to the feature you want, you have to flip through digital menus.