Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V camera

This super-compact camera has a 30x zoom, Wi-Fi, and GPS

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  • Expert Rating

    3.25 / 5
  • User Rating

    4.00 / 5 (of 3 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 499.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Zoran

3.5

1

Pros
Very good photos on daylight/strong light conditions. "Backgroung Defocus" and "Soft Skin" filters are excellent. Great zoom, very good image stabilization even on maximum focus.
Cons
Poor image quality in dim and low-light conditions. Dedicated filters ("Handheld Twilight", "High Sensitivity") gives poor quality. Only photos with flash has acceptable quality. Big noise over 400 ISO, and grows rapidly.
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Unreal pricey, having in mind low quality of night photos. I won't buy this camera even with lower price, mostly because of that. Megapixels doesn't mean much to me - for this category, 20 MP are pretty useless.

P.J

3.5

2

Pros
the rang of the zoom the stabilization easy to use userfriendly help system and the colours.
Cons
losing focus somtimes when using zoom on close distance and switches to some other setting when I want a Macro shot and the price.
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Nice colours and easy to change programs/presets.
And the range of the zoom are of course the main pro.
If Sony could have shrink the size so I could easily fit it in my shirts pocket I would raise my rating by one star.
But I was to eager to get a long range zoom so I forgot to do my homework and think about the measures.
So if I could go back a week in time I guess I should have bought a Lumix TZ-40 instead.
The android app is a nice feature except from that I cant take photos.
I can view the motive seen by the camera in my phone but it stops to function when I press the button for taking a picture.
And I haven't succeeded to connect by wifi to transfer between my laptop and the Sony.
But as always when Im not an expert in electronics I cant tell where the cause of the error are.
The camera? the app? my router? Some firewall settings.?

Stephen

4.5

3

Pros
Great lens excellent shots so far
Cons
Nothing really
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Love this camera. Shots have been great fantastic lens

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