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Sony Cybershot DSC-W100 8.1MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom by Review Summary ,  Sep 27, 2015

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W100 8.1MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
Report Date: 09/28/2015
Based on 77 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.2
Returned or considering to return: 5.2%

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Individual Feature Rating
Quality4.6   above average
Video4.6   above average
Size4.2   average
Price4.1   below average


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Image

Image:
"In the case of the Sony w100, it's mostly when in very low light and no flash is allowed will ss be an issue and your images may be compromised by hand shake."
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")- nice battery life- 64 Mb internal memory- 6 m. flash range- hight sensivity (ISO) for low light pictures (cityscapes, no-flash pics)- priceCONS:- flimsy battery stick door- no accessories (yet)"
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"It takes wonderful pics."
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"Great pics, easy to learn!"
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"The camera is great, easy to use and I like the large image monitor."
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"Great for travellers* much greater charging of the flash* quicker time to actually 'take' the picture* excellent new modes: the ISO mode with blur reduction takes pretty good pics at without a tripod (this was impossible before), and takes AWESOME pics if you use a small tripod."
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"Minor annoyances aside, with the exception of low-light, the quality of the images is excellent--even when greatly enlarged."
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Light

Light:
"It doesn't seem to do too well in low light conditions, however."
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"The only downfall I have found is that it is hard to hold steady for those low light shots."
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"It takes beautiful pictures in all kind of lights & environments, you just to need set it on appropriate settings."
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"I love to travel and this very compact and light camera is easy to take anywhere I want."
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"I love the semi-manual features and low light settings, compact yet feels substantial (my brother has a camera that is much more plastic and light), takes AMAZING shots (I get compliments on my pictures a lot now), and is a fabulous value."
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"The camera is not miniature and weighs nearly six ounces, which is not extremely light--but is comfortable to carry or place in purse or pocket."
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Price

Price:
"I am hoping to get good service or I will be really upset for spending so much money and research just to take 30-40 pictures."
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"Value of this camera is quite worth it because you wont find a 8.1 megapixel camera deal for this kind of price :) good price for a 8.1 and instead of getting a cheap version of some weird brand, you can now own a sony 8.1 megapixel for just 100 dollar more :) how does that sound?"
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"Really happy to know that he got it on ebay for about 1 4 the price."
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"Superbattery life, smooth shooting features, (shot awedding in Austria, made a little travel money),Just plane terrific."
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"In my opinion, this product is excellente, and the vendor is excellent too, the shipment was very fast, and the price was accord to the product."
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"I thought I was saving time and money, but probably would have been more satisfied by just going to a local store and purchasing the camera."
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"It's a great camera for the money and very portable."
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Quality

Quality:
"I was never pleased with the quality of video clips in my older digital."
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"Great style, great size, and great quality."
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"Minor annoyances aside, with the exception of low-light, the quality of the images is excellent--even when greatly enlarged."
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"But all in all, I am pleased with this camera and it's abilities to produce moderate to good quality pictures for every day use."
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"The picture quality is fantastic."
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"Size is good, weight is a bit on the heavy side for the size, but to some people that's good quality."
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Setting

Setting:
"Camera started going haywire and changing menus settings on it's own making it unable to take a picture."
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"The only thing that is a little disappointing is there aren't as many preprogrammed settings."
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"I love having the 8.1 mega pixels.. because even though most of the time that's overkill... its nice to be able to zoom, and enlarge, whenever neededI love the look of the metal casingI love the large LCD screenI love the many options that the camera gives you to play around with in manual settings... and that i can always go back to auto with the rotation of the dialI love the beach setting, because it does make for wonderful blues that can be seen in the water and skyI like the option of filming video clips with sound, at the rotation of a dial... and without the frustration of a heavy confusing video cameraI love that the pictures don't look like they came from a digital camera when they are printed out."
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"I especially love all the preprogrammed settings."
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"I love the semi-manual features and low light settings, compact yet feels substantial (my brother has a camera that is much more plastic and light), takes AMAZING shots (I get compliments on my pictures a lot now), and is a fabulous value."
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"* the 'mountain' setting workes really well and has multiple focus zones."
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"I also encountered a lot of blurry pictures as well, no matter what settings I used w o the flash."
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Size

Size:
"I've taken over 1000 thousand pictures after getting it in Nov. 06.Small drawbacks: hard to take night shots."
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"Lots of good reviews, so I won't be too repetitive, here is the best of the highlights and the small shortcomings...ProsTremendous capability in such a tiny package."
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"Before I got the camera I was worried about the size, but its nice, and yes the buttons are small, a problem with all compact cameras, actually all cameras."
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"Overall I love this camera...very small fit right in my purse."
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"GREAT PICTURES, EASY AND COMFORTABLE TO USE, SMALL YET NOT TOO SMALL."
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"All of the things I liked with my old Sony (size, ease of use) exist in this new model...but there were a few things that were really good to see!"
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"Great style, great size, and great quality."
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Speed

Speed:
"The shutter speed isn't great but better than most digital cameras."
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"The downside is slow USB connection: it takes about 45 minutes to transfer 500 8,1-megapixel photos to the computer."
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"In my opinion, this product is excellente, and the vendor is excellent too, the shipment was very fast, and the price was accord to the product."
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"I bought this camera for taking pictures when I'm on road trips on my Harley, it takes great pictures while I'm riding, even at speeds up to 70 or 80 m. p. h., it's easy to hold with on to with one hand and use with one hand."
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"Pretty fast shooting, big LCD, 8.1MP, and easy to use."
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"It produces incredibly sharp videos with a fast frame rate that looks terrific on our television."
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"The powerup time on this camera is fast as well as time between shots."
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Video

Video:
"I was never pleased with the quality of video clips in my older digital."
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"I love having the 8.1 mega pixels.. because even though most of the time that's overkill... its nice to be able to zoom, and enlarge, whenever neededI love the look of the metal casingI love the large LCD screenI love the many options that the camera gives you to play around with in manual settings... and that i can always go back to auto with the rotation of the dialI love the beach setting, because it does make for wonderful blues that can be seen in the water and skyI like the option of filming video clips with sound, at the rotation of a dial... and without the frustration of a heavy confusing video cameraI love that the pictures don't look like they came from a digital camera when they are printed out."
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"Video option is another great feature."
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"I definitely recommend you get a 1gb sd card for a good amount of pictures as well as movie clips without really having to worry about running out of memory."
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"Movie mode is fun to use!"
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"The movie feature is wonderful."
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