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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

alaTest has collected and analyzed 284 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the price and size are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the shutter and reliability. The battery and durability get mixed comments.

usability, portability, image quality, size, price

focus, viewfinder, memory, reliability, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 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-W690

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality and price. The size and portability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the low light performance and viewfinder.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality

viewfinder, low-light

93% 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-W690

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 is the slower, less talented sibling of the Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 . It has the same lens, ultracompact body, and a 3-inch LCD (though half the resolution), but after that, things go downhill for this little point-and-shoot.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 has a very good ultrawide-angle lens with a 10x zoom in a small slim body. It's also relatively easy to use.

The W690's shooting performance is slow and photos get noticeably noisier and softer at ISO 400, so you'll need a lot of light to get good results.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 is a decent little 10x zoom camera, but similar models from Nikon, Panasonic, and even Sony itself offer more for your money.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Digital Camera-HQ (digitalcamera-hq.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

 

A cheaper alternative to the impressive WX150, the W690 has the same 10x optical zoom in a very sleek package. This is, however, the main selling point of the camera. With its 16 megapixel CCD, the camera is limited to 720p video, loses the stereo...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Amy Davies (techradar.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 review

 

A slim, smart pocket camera with 10x optical zoom

Slim ; 10x optical zoom ; Picture Effects

Poor screen ; Low quality sweep panorama

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 was announced in February as part of a trio of stylish and slim compact cameras.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Nik Rawlinson (cnet.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 review

 

Where compact pocket cameras like this are concerned, the objects most often used to describe their size are decks of cards or cigarette packets. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 is smaller still.

A truly compact camera; decent macro performance; good video output; Very simple controls; Sharp lens.

Shallow viewing angle on LCD; Some colour fringing.

Sony's done a great job of stripping out all of the complexities of photography in the Cyber-shot DSC-W690. It's got a good, sharp lens, and I liked its video performance, but some uneven illumination in my stills results and the shallow viewing angle...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Digit Digital Cameras (digit.in)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Jun, 2014

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Sony Cybershot DSC-W690 Digital Camera Review

 

Daniel Bell reviews the Sony Cybershot DSC-W690, a digital camera with 10x optical zoom and a 16 megapixel sensor.

Decent zoom range in a compact body; Decent image quality; Good colour reproduction; Takes portraits with pleasant skin tones; Available in a range of colours

Quite slow between shots

Jul, 2012

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 Hands-On Sample Photos

 

We go hands-on with the latest compact 10x optical zoom camera from Sony, the W690 - it features a 16.1 megapixel sensor.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review (sony.com)

Not What I was Expecting

 

I replaced a Sony dsc-H55 that they no longer make because it went bad in 2 years, with this w-690. I take pictures of homes and E-mail them. I use VGA in order to keep E-mail size small. The VGA pictures on this camera were very poor compared to the...

Good Price

VGA Quality Poor

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (sony.com)

great camera, excellent value

 

Excellent features and options for a camera of this price! User friendly. Wonderful camera! You can use a variety of storage media for taking photos. Great photos!!

compact, lightweight, beautiful photos

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (sony.com)

LOVE IT!

 

i love this camera ... 1. you get to pick the backround menu color from pink to black to grey 2. this takes very fast pictures quickly n has a tracking focus so u get high quality photos on moving objects 3. it fits everywhere 4. N it turns on n off...

thin, durable

none

Jun, 2012

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