Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. For that, he deserves an extra 5 stars. Outdoors and in good light, the W50 did not disappoint. This is great for checking to make sure that your subject is properly focused. Nothing to see here. While the screen is big, the resolution of , pixels is not.

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Okay, here’s that other ISO test that I promised.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

It also offers multipattern, center, and spot metering as the method for determining exposure, though you dzc adjust the exposure value using only exposure compensation–there’s no way to select shutter speed or aperture. I got great results but having to deal with setting up a tripod for every shot limited subject matter. It is handsomely constructed, with a feel of quality, is uncomplicated to operate, has good battery life, and is compact enough for most pockets or purses.

I found several options and was surprised to see that point and shoot cameras had been converted to IR as well.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 6.0MP Digital Camera – Silver

First, noise levels increase dramatically, as you can see. The W50 is one of four cameras in Sony’s W-series lineup. The onboard flash recycles every 1. The 3x optical zoom lens zooms across a range equivalent to mm on a 35mm camera, and the camera’s Macro focus mode gets exceptionally close at just two centimeters.


Included with the camera is a Sony LiIon rechargeable battery pack and charger, which has a pretty good battery life. I also liked little interface niceties, such as the “virtual dial” that appears on the LCD screen when you rotate the mode dial. Our site is not optimized for your current browser. Might be handy for extended slide shows, with the camera sitting atop a TV though. The flash’s working range of 0. Redeye was a problem, as it is with most ultra-compacts.

We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Finally, Sony makes a line of accessory lenses, filters, a slave flash, and even an underwater case for it as well, greatly expanding your options beyond what you’d normal expect from a compact digicam model.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 MP Digital Camera – Silver | eBay

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Everything about the camera feels like quality and performs competently. For the basics there’s a fold-out “Read This First” guide, which covers things like charging the battery and simple camera operation.

Accessory lenses and filters rarely found for compact cameras like the W50 make it more versatile for wide or telephoto use, and an optional underwater case lets you bring it along to the beach or on boating excursions with confidence. Noise is the biggest issue with these models: The controls are all well placed, and there aren’t too many buttons to deal with. So, while it’s designed to relieve you from complicated exposure decisions, advanced amateurs and business users will appreciate it for its quality, portability, and varied shooting options.


The viewfinder is pretty small, and there’s no diopter correction, but I’ll take what I can get. The fast Multi-point AF determines the closest object and focuses quickly, showing brackets around the areas that will be in focus.

Ultimately you need to be the final judge of the DSC-W50’s photo quality. The normal burst mode took just three shots in a row at the highest quality setting at 1. Grab the Sony W50 in your right hand and your middle and third finger naturally grab the raised ridge on the front of the camera.

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The Good Compact; easy operation; decent image quality. Several years ago I did some infrared shooting with my Nikon D A half-press on the shutter begins the focus operation. The multi burst mode takes sixteen shots in a row at an interval you choose and compiles them into a collage skny Megapixel resolution.