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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 490 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the portability and performance are overall positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback, but there are mixed views on the viewfinder and focus. There are some negative reviews about the energy efficiency and shutter.

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battery, reliability, memory, shutter, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the zoom and portability. The performance and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the battery and shutter.

usability, image quality, performance, portability, zoom

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74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the performance and portability. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive views about the energy efficiency and exposure.

usability, price, image quality, portability, performance

reliability, durability, zoom, exposure, energy

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : David D. Busch (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 - digital camera review

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 - digital camera

Relatively decent low-light photos; reasonable wide-angle lens; extra flash reach; built-in neutral-density filter.

No video outputs; few manual controls.

Solid high-ISO performance and a relatively wide-angle view are among the features that make the Sony Cyber Shot DSC-S600 a versatile budget-priced 6-megapixel camera for casual snapshooters.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Sony DSC-S600

 

Continue on to Features & Controls S600 Specifications Imager 6.0 megapixel effective, 1/2.5" (12mm) Sony Super HAD CCD Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 5.1 - 15.3mm (31 - 93mm equivalent in 35mm), 7 lenses in 6 groups Zoom 3x optical, 2x precision digital...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Sony Cyber-shot DCS-S600 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

Attractive design, well-built and compact

Very "tight" optical viewfinder, shows only 80% or less of the final image area

The camera's AF illuminator helps the camera focus in dark conditions (even in total darkness), and works well with the Twilight scene modes. In addition to the 3x optical zoom, the S600 also features up to 5.2x Smart Zoom, Sony's current...

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Brad Soo (dpinterface.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot S600

 

New to the Cyber-shot S-series of entry level cameras is the S600, which replaces 2005's S40. The Sony Cyber-shot S600 features 6 megapixels, a 31 mm "wide-angle" lens, 2 inch LCD and high sensitivity mode. With competition like the Canon A430 and...

Excellent battery life ; Wide-ish 31 mm lens ; Powerful flash ; Above average performance ; Offers higher ISO sensitivity than most competition ; Unlimited VGA movies at 30 FPS ; Very good image quality; acceptable high ISO shots

No macro mode; minimum focus distance is far ; Terrible LCD resolution ; Tiny packed buttons ; No custom white balance ; Slow and limited continuous shooting ; Red-eye ; No A/V Out port

The Sony Cyber-shot S600 is an entry-level camera with 6 megapixels, a 2 inch LCD, 31 - 93 mm 3X zoom lens and excellent battery life.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by : David D. Busch (cnet.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 - digital camera review

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 - digital camera

Relatively decent low-light photos; reasonable wide-angle lens; extra flash reach; built-in neutral-density filter.

No video outputs; few manual controls.

Solid high-ISO performance and a relatively wide-angle view are among the features that make the Sony Cyber Shot DSC-S600 a versatile budget-priced 6-megapixel camera for casual snapshooters.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by (megapixel.net (en))

Sony DSC-S600

 

Very good printed image quality.Excellent colour rendition.Reliable Multi pattern metering.Available Spot metering.Good quality lens.Optical viewfinder.Excellent value for money.

Noise becomes visible from 200 ISO and up.Compression a bit too strong at the highest image quality.Built-in flash a bit underpowered.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera Review

 

Stylish and compact, with innovative yet easy-to-use digital camera technology, the Sony Cyber-shot S600 is a great addition to the Sony point-and-shoot range. This is a fun and affordable camera that produces superb image quality every time – perfect...

The Cyber-shot S600 has a large, bright 2.0-inch screen so you can easily frame, view and review your images. The 32MB internal memory and STAMINA battery technology means you can continue shooting without worrying about running out of memory or...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Sony DSC S600

 

A straightforward no frills digital camera the Sony DSC S600 has six megapixels and a three times zoom lens. If you are looking for a Sony camera on a budget then this could be the one.

Value for money ; Picture quality ; Shutter lag ; Flash range

Macro ; No television playback

The Sony DSC S600 may not look that pretty but it is very effective. Taking its low price into consideration it offers excellent value for money. It is good indoors and has a very low shutter lag. Well worth looking at closely.

May, 2006

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Sony Cybershot DSC-S600

 

The Sony Cybershot DSC-S600 is a new six megapixel (CCD) digital camera from Sony that features a 3x Optical Wide angle zoom (31-93mm) lens. The DSC-S600 has 32 megabytes of internal memory, 2 inch LCD Screen and 30 frames per second VGA MPEG4 video...

The DSC-S600 has 32 megabytes of internal memory, 2 inch LCD Screen and 30 frames per second VGA MPEG4 video mode. It measures 99.9 x 52.0 x 36.8mm and weighs 181 grams

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Chris Hogan (thinkcamera.com)

Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

 

A good all-round entry level camera, perfect for beginners to the world of digital photography. For the more experienced photographers out there, it's worth a look too...

Extra long flash throw, lightweight and fast, good all round automatic picture performance.

Lack of AV socket, few manual options

The Sony DSC-S600 is a good value, all-round entry-level camera, though because it's been built down to a price it's unlikely to satisfy experienced photographers. But the well-chosen blend of features makes it an extremely good choice for general use...

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