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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 377 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the size and image quality are generally positive. The portability and value for money are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the memory and viewfinder. The build quality and lens get mixed opinions.

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

features, shutter, flash, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W730 Review

 

This bargain camera is a deal for those who won't push its boundaries. If you need acceptable low-light image quality and a zoom lens free of edge distortion at wide angle, you should look elsewhere. Fuzzy details at full zoom, a glacial burst mode,...

Small, slim body ; Built-in camera guide ; Zooming in movie mode is smooth ; Appealing price tag

Image quality is sub par ; Burst mode is slow (1fps) ; Can't use flash in burst mode ; Auto focus can be unreliable ; Flash is weak ; Low-light shots look noisy ; Battery life is low ; Few features

This bargain camera is a deal for those who won't push its boundaries. If you need acceptable low-light image quality and a zoom lens free of edge distortion at wide angle, you should look elsewhere. Fuzzy details at full zoom, a glacial burst mode,...

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Amazon review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W730 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

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

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lives up to all expectations

 

This camera will be used for closeup macro pics of pendants & earrings I have created.

Awesome Macro","Easy to Use","Good Battery Life","Good in Low Light","Great Resolution","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Small \/ Compact

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Super Duper

 

Camera perfect for 9 year old! Great color, easy to use, and ready to roll out of box.

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

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Very nice camera.

 

Like it very much. Bought because the price was grate and now love it. Small so it fits in a small purse. Nice picture. Easy to operate.About me... Love capturing special occasions, casual user

good price, size, easy to operate

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nice point and shoot

 

it works fine. still learning fine points but not necessary to know much before using.About me... Love capturing special occasions, casual user

small and pretty foolproof

havent had it long enough to have any complaints

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Works great while hiking.

 

Good camera for what I bought it for...hiking. Fits on the outside of my backpack for quick retrieval. Like the panoramic picture feature...great for scenery shotsAbout me... casual user

Compact; great picture quality

Battery compartment locking mechanism opens to easy

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What happened?

 

I have had a Sony before, in fact twice I think and this is my third time. Unfortunately I thought I got a good deal on it. Bought it a little over three months ago and used it about three to four times tops. This last time I used it. Turned it on and...

The screen is not working properly

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Great camera easy to carry around!

 

Bought this camera mostly to take pictures of my 2 year old son. Wanted something I could fit in my pocket, as I spend most of my time chasing after him. Really happy with it!About me... Parent with kids, casual user

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Takes very sharp pictures, great quality

 

I love it, I used it all during my 2 week vacation in Florida. Has a great zoom for a small camera and the picture quality is great. I love it and would definitely recommend it.About me... Love shooting sports, Love capturing special occasions, Photo...

Easy to use

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity:No / WiFi Ready

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.3''

Lens

Bayonet Compatibility:Not Applicable
Longest Shutter Speed in s:2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1600

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro:No / Yes
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: Yes
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

Recording

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