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Sony Cyber-SHOT DSC-W610

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and usability. The value for money and portability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the features and low light performance.

image quality, portability, value for money, usability, battery

build quality, zoom, low-light, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-SHOT DSC-W610 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 128 reviews)

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W610 Preview


For 2012, Sony has released three new Cyber-Shot W-series cameras; the DSC-W650, DSC-W620, DSC-W610. These ultra-compact models built upon the popular features of past cameras, with various 2012 upgrades. The most appealing feature of these new cameras...

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Amazon review summary for Sony Cyber-SHOT DSC-W610


alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 user reviews of Sony Cyber-SHOT DSC-W610 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, usability, portability, design, color

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W610 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD in Pink + 8GB SDHC + 2 Sony Cases + Card Reader + Replacement Ba

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Good camera


I reccomended this camera to my sister. She wanted a good camera that came in a variety of colors. She got what she was hoping for. The pics are good quality, smile shutter is very handy, and she loves to take lots of video. You have to set up the zoom...

colors, good image quality, easy to use

no soft skin mode, burst mode is slow


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Very Disappointed


This camera is a big disappointment. First indication was the very flimsy battery/memory card door/cover. There is no display mode for date/time even though this info must be entered on start-up (has to be entered later). No adjustment for resolution,...

Attractive, light weight

Instruction manual hard to read (tiny print)

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worst camera I ever bought


I've always had Sony cameras, but this one is terrible.. most of my pictures were blury. especially the ones taken in low light. I'll return it for sure!!!! Waste of my money on that one.

only good with day light

if a little dark, the photos are bad

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Works for me


This camera is great for the small foot print, but in order to have images that are not blurry you must hold it very still when shooting. This can be a little tough if you are wanting to take many candid images quickly. Overall though, I like the...

Small and Reliable

Blurry images

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Best purchse


Wat an amazing camera

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Fits my needs


This camera is really nice, and I am happy whit my purchase because it does everything I need it to do; take pictures, transfer them to my laptop and even has cool camera functions like the panorama view. I wish the website offered more product details...

Different camera options like panorama

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Want to buy another one


Its a great product.

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality

Limited Zoom

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Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/600 / 1/6000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: Yes
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Sony NP-BN1
Battery Type:Sony NP-BN1


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No