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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 693 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and price. The portability and image quality also get good reviews. There are some negative views about the viewfinder and memory, while the flash and reliability get mixed reviews.

usability, image quality, portability, price, performance

durability, battery, shutter, memory, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the durability and image quality. The portability and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative comments about the screen and reliability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, durability

size, reliability, screen

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 254 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and performance. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed views on the shutter and flash. The image stabilizer and battery get less positive opinions.

usability, image quality, price, performance, portability

battery, stabilizer

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : William Chambers (steves-digicams.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W530 Preview

 

In an attempt of offer both affordable and feature rich point-and-shoot digital cameras, Sony is debuting an all-new W-series of Cyber-shot cameras for 2011. The second most affordable model is the DSC-W530.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 camera

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 review: A relatively cheap camera that's very light, but its image quality isn't great

Very light ; Easy to carry to all sorts of events

Poor image quality ; Poor shutter button ; Generally not fun to use

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 may be relatively inexpensive as far as compact cameras from Sony are concerned, but we don't think it's good value. Its image quality is merely adequate, its shutter button is awful and it just doesn't feel good to use at...

May, 2011

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 camera

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W530 review: A relatively cheap camera that's very light, but its image quality isn't great

Very light ; Easy to carry to all sorts of events

Poor image quality ; Poor shutter button ; Generally not fun to use

May, 2011

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony W530 Cybershot Digital Camera

 

The W530 is light and compact and also comes in a few nifty colours, including bright pink and a peacock blue, which will make it stand out from the crowd. It has a large LCD screen measuring 7.5cm, which is used to frame your shots, as there is no...

The camera also offers the user the ability take video and upload any images and movies to a web-enabled computer, using its on-board PMB portable software.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Sony DSC W530

 

Sony DSC W57079/100

Consumer review (sony.com)

Great Camera

 

Love this camera had it for a month and would suggest it to friends and family. easy to use and easy to catch on to.

Light weight, small, good picture quality

video quality could be better but still realiable

Jun, 2011

Consumer review (beachcamera.com)

Cybershot

 

We have bought 3 Sony Cybershot cameras, ranging from $200+ down to $90 and none of them have lasted more than a year. Very disappointed as I love the quality of the pictures, but having repairs quoted in ALL 3 of over $250, it's all a bit ridiculous....

Great Pictures

Do not last

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (beachcamera.com)

great pocket camera

 

The first thing is that this camera is probably the best pocket camera in the world! It also does really good video! It really works for just events that pop up. I got some pictures of some deer in the newspaper because of this camera! The only thing...

great quality pictures, high mega pixels

Gets dirty fast

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (beachcamera.com)

Good but not GREAT

 

Got this as a birthday gift, pictures take were out of this world, color and depth were amazing, auto-mode was simply idiot proof, just point and shoot. When you try to fidget around to use the other manual features, they aren't around, like setting...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reviewstream.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot dsc w530

 

by Desiree TRUSTWORTHY I purchased the Sony Cybershot DSC W530 about 6 months ago and I love it!

May, 2012

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