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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX9 16.2 MP Exmor R CMOS Digital Still Camera with Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 5x Wide-Angle Optical...
Report Date: 12/31/2015
Based on 324 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.2
Returned or considering to return: 8.3%

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Individual Feature Rating
Fit5.0   above average
Compact4.7   average
Design4.6   above average
Resolution4.6   above average
Price4.5   average
Quality4.5   above average
Speed4.5   above average
Photo4.4   average
Size4.4   average
Video4.4   average
Light4.3   average
Screen4.3   above average
Image4.2   average
Setting4.1   average
DSLR3.8   below average
Zoom3.8   below average
Battery3.4   average
Flash3.2   average
Lens2.8   below average
Menu2.7   mediocre
Button2.1   mediocre


Quotes from the Reviews - What People Say about:

Amazon

Amazon:
"I bought this when it first came out a few years ago on Amazon and was scared because technology and I have a terrible relationship."
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"(extra battery is $12 at amazon, I had purchased it for 30 at Best buy)."
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"The camera was a Christmas gift for my wife who is mainly a full auto photographer and on paper it met all our needs; great pictures and videos according to many website reviews as well as the reviews on Amazon."
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"I bought a second battery, really cheap right here on Amazon, plus a charger for good measure, just in case."
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"I am not savvy tech or photographer, but with this camera I can also take high quality pictures easily .Thanks Amazon for carrying good quality camera."
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"My final decision to buy the WX9 came from three things: the first reason was that it had all the features and more of my previous camera, the second reason was that of the price ($164) which was $40-$60 cheaper than the local retail stores e. g. Bestbuy, Walmart, Costco, Officemax, at the time it was purchased; and the third reason was that it had descent reviews from Amazon as well as Cnet."
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Battery

Battery:
"The only problem is the battery you need a charger that is not in the package."
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"This camera works good, but It has a high consumption of battery or the battery does not work very well, the delivery time was very good and the picture quality is very good"
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"I've owned several compact cameras in my life, but this wowfor the price i paid (172 us Dollars)Pictures are amazing, at first is kinda hard to use, but in 5 minutes or so you will be taking pictures like a proit comes with pretty amazing features like HDR, background defocus, and when you take pictures in sequence it makesan effect of 3d animated picture with the accelerometerPretty nice cameraI found the battery not so good, but not bad neither, just averageI really recommend this if you want superb pictures, and HD videobetter than canon, nikon and even olympus ."
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"I know, am a jerk and a cheap ass.. but I don't mean it literally, Im just emphasizing how good it is, the quality is just astonishing, possibly better than some dslr.. its got every settings includinf 3d panorama and 1080 video.. top that off with a massive 16 mp.. great great investment, very cheap (I bought it for 140 here) and well worth the money.. the only down side is its battery loses its life fairly quickly.. but an extra spare battery should fix that problem"
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"Great product - crappy battery life."
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"Love to be able to remove the battery and place it into the chrager."
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"Long battery life and very reliable."
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"The pictures come out very clear and detailed, the option to charge the battery in the camera is a great bonus, and the Mini-HDMI connector is useful to have."
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"It takes very good video 1080i, but this does tend to drain the battery quicker (no surprise there)."
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"It also takes great HD video clips, but it wears the batteries down."
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Button

Button:
"It isn't that user friendly and the shutter button (To take the pics) is so low it is almost flush with the camera."
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"If you practice (using it as a wheel to turn), you can get the hang of it, but it's frustrating to use than just pressing the menu button and using the wheel for navigation (up, down, select, etc.)"
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"The only downside is wheel(personal preference) and the very small on and off button (my husband's fingers are too big)"
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"The only downfall I saw right away was no backlighting so if your using the camera in low light its pretty hard to see the buttons (I think this is common in most camera's though? )"
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"I've read the negative reviews and the 3 key reasons to negative reviews were: small buttons, bad photo quality, short battery life."
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"Use the scroll wheel and the menu buttons together to avoid this problem."
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"The only downfall I saw right away was no backlighting so if your using the camera in low light its pretty hard to see the buttons (I think this is common in most camera's though? )"
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"Small buttons, but that is how the camera can be made sleek."
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"I love that you can shoot an HD movie at the press of a button and do a panorama shot (more on these things later) at a shift of a button."
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"In comparison, I thought that the Canon SX230HS' buttons on back were far easier to press use and more intuitive."
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"I have started teaching myself to use the menu button because it is much easier to navigate than the wheel."
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Color

Color:
"I haven't had a chance to print up the pictures to see if the colors are inaccurate once printed, but it is a bit annoying to deal with the bright colors on the camera itself."
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"Still, the Canon, while it is true that 100% of the shots weren't perfect, it had none of the color issues with low light that the Sony did."
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"This is the 2nd camera I own, excellent low light camera, Warm colors!"
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"Excellent camera, offers very good resolution, the pictures show vivid colors, panoramic shots are excellent and prosesan faster, 3D shots are very good."
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"I got a Canon point and shoot and so far so good, its fast, no preparing image database crap and the colors the camera produces are fantastic!"
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"The images are crisp and clear with amazing color clarity."
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"The color is very good in most of the pics I have taken so far."
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Compact

Compact:
"After my $300 Canon compact got stolen, I never thought I would be able to find an acceptable replacement at a reasonable price."
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"Very good compact camera!"
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"Small and compact and yet takes great photos, including low light."
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"It's fairly easy to navigate and very compact, recommend buying a refurbished product from this company:-)"
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"The Sony DSCWX9 BBDL 16.2 MP CMOS Sensor with 5 x Optical Zoom Digital Camera Bundle Black, its the perfect compact camara, thats takes with a very good cuality images and videos, and i recomend it."
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"Definitely recommend for anyone looking for the best compact camera out there!"
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Cybershot

Cybershot:
"I was very disappointed with my last Cybershot, but after reading the reviews, decided to give this one a try."
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"I did a fair bit of research trying to find a camera within my budget (under $200) and wasn't even planning to look at the Sony Cybershot line (my previous Cybershot frustrated me to no end) until I noticed the f 2.6 on this camera!"
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"After much research, selected Sony Cybershot over other brands because (1) compact size (2) excellent reviews, (3) versatile features - auto and manual, (4) Sony reputation."
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"We are very happy with quality of photos from Sony Cybershot."
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"The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 is a great camera to go with for the money."
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"I got a great buy on this Sony Cybershot after reading some good reviews, some not."
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"I bought this camera about 2 weeks ago (I bought it at compusa) let me just start by saying that, before this camera, i had a Sony Cybershot dsc w290 (Amazing camera btw)but my 6'8 friend dropped it by accident to the ground while he sneezed and damaged the lens."
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DSLR

DSLR:
"You can't compare to a nice dslr people, that's not the selling point of this type of camera."
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"All of my friends are thoroughly impressed by the pictures I take with this, and a few of them own DSLRs (of course the pictures taken on the wx9 aren't as good as a DSLR, but they're amazing for a point and shoot).The only major downside to this camera is battery life."
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"This camera was also supposed to be a camera for my husband to use when I had the DSLR, but he complains that all of the buttons and controls are too small - so he won't be using it."
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"Don't compare a point and shoot camera to DSLR cameras, this camera is superior in this price range."
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"I know, am a jerk and a cheap ass.. but I don't mean it literally, Im just emphasizing how good it is, the quality is just astonishing, possibly better than some dslr.. its got every settings includinf 3d panorama and 1080 video.. top that off with a massive 16 mp.. great great investment, very cheap (I bought it for 140 here) and well worth the money.. the only down side is its battery loses its life fairly quickly.. but an extra spare battery should fix that problem"
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"I have point and shoots as well as DSLR."
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"Takes pictures almost as good as my DSLR."
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"The background defocus mode, although admittedly not a perfect a replica of the bokeh effect one can achieve on a DSLR, is a good enough replacement to convince almost anyone."
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Design

Design:
"If this camera hits the ground from anywhere above six inches, the LCD screen will crack internally (the glass will be fine) making the camera worthless and SONY WILL NOT REMEDY ANY PHYSICAL DAMAGE REGARDLESS OF THE FACT THAT POOR DESIGN ENABLES THIS."
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"- The design is generally good, It's easy to change from picture, video, or panoramic mode."
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"is a camera with good image and very nice design and good presentation and takes very nice photos, clear and easy to use and design"
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"This allows you to take photos at a quick rate (however, in some modes it will take longer, naturally)* Slim and light design, makes it easy to carry and to find a case for."
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"I have never written a negative review but I cannot tell you how dissatisfied I am with the product design of this camera and the Sony company."
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Fit

Fit:
"Its small and fits into a pocket or handbag easily."
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"-The camera was smaller than I had imagined, was able to fit into most pockets."
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"This camera is compact enough to fit in your pocket and is an easy little point and shoot."
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"Small and light perfect to fit in your purse."
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"It is true that the WX9 is very compact but fit well in my hands."
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Flash

Flash:
"THE ONE PROBLEM I HAVE HAD IS THE FORCED FLASH IS UNAVAIABLEFOR TAKING PICTURES WITH A BRIGHT BACKGROUND !"
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"The flash is on the weak side, but let's face it, if you want to shoot somehthing requiring a flash and your beyond 12 feet, a pocket camera won't do it."
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"The flash setting is harsh (I generally hate flash mode)- Photos while taking a video are of lower quality- Transferring photos to computer is such a hassle... even after I've deleted it from the SD card, it somehow still remains in my camera and I have to manually delete them."
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"The biggest highlights for me are the excellent low light performance (I hate using flash because I feel it ruins just about anything buy a portrait), all around great image quality (I would say almost every picture looks good, and those taken in good lighting look spectacular), panoramic mode (you really don't realize how neat this feature is till you try it), and a beautiful display."
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"It works very well in low light settings and the flash is powerful enough for underwater shots (within 3' of subject)."
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"Almost in every occasion, the pictures I took without flash in various indoor settings came out richer, more realistic, and more beautiful than pictures either taken with this camera and flash or my wife's camera and flash (Samsung MV800)."
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"Pictures taken in low light settings are great even without flash."
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"For best results, it could only be used outdoors as the flash is automatically disabled when this is chosen, and then the subject that is being focused has to be 30 cm (almost 1 foot) from the camera for the camera's software to apply the defocus to the background."
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"I'm not sure if all Sony cameras have this but if you aren't careful while dialing it up or down and your finger puts too much pressure on any north south east west point on the dial, you can easily change the flash settings by accident, as well as other things."
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Image

Image:
"great little camera, very bright optics does very clean pics, I broke my first one when dropped from my motorcycle, and replaced it right away with another one"
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"But being 70 and not having good vision, I still use the photo software on my computer to edit stuff most people could do with this camera."
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"It's annoying to change any photo settings, so you'll probably end up just finding one decent all-around setting and going with that."
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"It isn't that user friendly and the shutter button (To take the pics) is so low it is almost flush with the camera."
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"I've owned several compact cameras in my life, but this wowfor the price i paid (172 us Dollars)Pictures are amazing, at first is kinda hard to use, but in 5 minutes or so you will be taking pictures like a proit comes with pretty amazing features like HDR, background defocus, and when you take pictures in sequence it makesan effect of 3d animated picture with the accelerometerPretty nice cameraI found the battery not so good, but not bad neither, just averageI really recommend this if you want superb pictures, and HD videobetter than canon, nikon and even olympus ."
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"I've read the negative reviews and the 3 key reasons to negative reviews were: small buttons, bad photo quality, short battery life."
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"Pros:- Compact, attractive design- Image quality (16.1 mega pixels)- HD video quality with stabilization in a PS3-compatible MP4 format- Simple, intuitive UI and menu- Large 3-inch, high resolution LCD screen for image and video playback- Various fun features, including 3D, panorama, soft skin tone, background defocus, etc- Compatible with both SD cards and Memory Stick Pro Duo formatsCons:- No viewfinder- Average battery life- Proprietary charge port that looks like its the micro-USB standard, but isn'tOverall, I'm very happy with this product."
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"The image is sharp, perfect, very beautiful."
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"Although we are not experts in taking some great pics but it works great for regular usage or party occasions."
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"Pics are very good, my friend loves this camera."
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"We even tried printing on regular photo papers without modifying the picture and it is great."
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Indoor

Indoor:
"The problem I have with the camera is the over saturated and over exposed indoor still pictures."
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"I was not satisfied with the indoor shots this past thanksgiving so I started researching digital cameras again."
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"It takes great pictures indoors and outdoor; videos are good."
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"The sensor allows excellent photos in all conditions, including indoors and at night."
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"Almost in every occasion, the pictures I took without flash in various indoor settings came out richer, more realistic, and more beautiful than pictures either taken with this camera and flash or my wife's camera and flash (Samsung MV800)."
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"I have so many really amazing shots from the trip of objects and sights indoors using that setting."
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"While they all turned out good, the indoor pictures of people all have a blur and over saturated colors, despite using a tripod or keeping the unit on a table."
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Lens

Lens:
"I've owned this Camera for 2 hours and the lens failed to retract."
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"Most point and shoot cameras have lousy lenses and take mediocre photos."
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"Cons____________________________________________________-There were some cons such as the half metallic plastic covering of the Cyber shot camera which I though would easily break, since my friend broke his on the 4Th day of trying it and ~tak tak~ the lens stopped working (good thing he has a 1 year warranty).-The battery is really low capacity and needs charging constantly after use."
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"I do not use this camera very often, yesterday the lense failed to retract, and will not move."
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"The 300 ELPH looked like a real winner until I did more research and found out about the lens problems."
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"Upon my own further research, I discovered that the WX9 did not have the dreaded lens problems like the 300 ELPH has."
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"The Exmor lens seems to do well in low light relative."
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"Cons____________________________________________________-There were some cons such as the half metallic plastic covering of the Cyber shot camera which I though would easily break, since my friend broke his on the 4Th day of trying it and ~tak tak~ the lens stopped working (good thing he has a 1 year warranty).-The battery is really low capacity and needs charging constantly after use."
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"I am a long time camera user and have had point and shoots as well as DSLRs with hefty lenses."
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"The 300 ELPH looked like a real winner until I did more research and found out about the lens problems."
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"The Carl Zeiss lens is good glass."
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Light

Light:
"I would be satisfied with this camera though disappointed in it's low light performance except it uses a non standard usb cable."
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"The only downfall I saw right away was no backlighting so if your using the camera in low light its pretty hard to see the buttons (I think this is common in most camera's though? )"
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"So happy as our previous camera didn't take good in door low light pictures."
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"Obviously point-and-shoots aren't going to have fantastic low light performance, but I think this model has probably the best low-light performance that I've seen in similar price range cameras."
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"Dislikes:Low light photos...are slacking a bit."
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")- Low light setting is not that great."
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"But...The thing I liked about the original camera was it's ability to shoot a good picture in low light settings without having to use the deer-in-the-headlights-flash."
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"This is the 2nd camera I own, excellent low light camera, Warm colors!"
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"Canon products are always playing catch up in innovation and technology (think wide lens, LCD resolution, focus speeds, back lit sensor, true HD movie and what not).The Sony WX9 captures very good video, both in bright and low light conditions."
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"Small and compact and yet takes great photos, including low light."
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"It works very well in low light settings and the flash is powerful enough for underwater shots (within 3' of subject)."
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Menu

Menu:
"If you practice (using it as a wheel to turn), you can get the hang of it, but it's frustrating to use than just pressing the menu button and using the wheel for navigation (up, down, select, etc.)"
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"Use the scroll wheel and the menu buttons together to avoid this problem."
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"Can't really put a reason on why but navigating the menus just seems a little weird and slow."
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"I find the menu options to be slightly confusing, but after spending some time with the camera i was able to navigate throughout it and figure some of it out."
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"I cannot seem to get the portrait background fade thing to work consistantly but that is likely just me...The menu dial thingy that you turn is frustrating at times, but it is not a big deal."
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"A further problem with the wx9 is that the menu system was hard for me to navigate, despite the explanatory text at the bottom of the screen ( a very good idea."
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").It loses a star because the menu system is pretty bad."
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"The menu is easy to navigate through and the screen is large and bright."
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"Its small, sleek, has an AMAZING menu and guidebook on the camera, and shoots great."
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"(PLEASE bring back the touch screen Sony).The menu: While nice, takes some getting used to but once you do, you'll fly through it."
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"I have started teaching myself to use the menu button because it is much easier to navigate than the wheel."
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Outdoor

Outdoor:
"In my own experience, I found the wx9 image quality to be not as good as the sx 230 image quality outdoors."
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"It takes great pictures indoors and outdoor; videos are good."
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"It works amazing at outdoors, but struggled with it in dark settings and places like aquarium."
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"My outdoor pictures with the camera are excellent."
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"Outdoor pictures produced very good detail and rendered the colors more accurately but still slightly strong in the reds and blues."
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"For best results, it could only be used outdoors as the flash is automatically disabled when this is chosen, and then the subject that is being focused has to be 30 cm (almost 1 foot) from the camera for the camera's software to apply the defocus to the background."
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Photo

Photo:
"Most point and shoot cameras have lousy lenses and take mediocre photos."
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"He couldn't believe how clear my photos were."
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"Dislikes:Low light photos...are slacking a bit."
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"The flash setting is harsh (I generally hate flash mode)- Photos while taking a video are of lower quality- Transferring photos to computer is such a hassle... even after I've deleted it from the SD card, it somehow still remains in my camera and I have to manually delete them."
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"Those 25% of photos would never be good for Facebook."
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"Takes beautiful action shots and scenic photos."
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"Small and compact and yet takes great photos, including low light."
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"This is a good camera that takes great photos and video."
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"Pleasantly surprised, it worked pretty well and took great photos."
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"The quality of the pictures are great.3D photos are not supported in the display of the camera but when you try to see them in a 3D display they are really 3D."
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Price

Price:
"The quality for the price and size is really hard to beat."
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"If you take into account the quality and features along with the price, this little camera would be hard to beat."
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"After my $300 Canon compact got stolen, I never thought I would be able to find an acceptable replacement at a reasonable price."
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"The best compromise I would say for the money."
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"Although I wouldn't consider myself even an amateur photographer, I do prize sharp pictures and image quality (the Lumix LX5 is my ideal camera but unfortunately is outside my price range)."
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"the picture quality is great, price is a little bit high,battery life is the worst i have ever had, thefore, i bought 2 off brands battery on ebay to back it up."
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"Good price and delivery time."
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"This photographic camera is ideal, good price for very good quality."
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"It's a wonderful little camera for the money."
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"Takes good pictures...not a photo expert so it's great for what I need at the price."
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"An excellent camera for the price."
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Quality

Quality:
"The quality for the price and size is really hard to beat."
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"Picture quality is not very good, go out of focus half of the time."
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"I am not a great photographer but picture quality is well above my expectations."
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"This camera works good, but It has a high consumption of battery or the battery does not work very well, the delivery time was very good and the picture quality is very good"
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"The pictures when viewed on a monitor did not satisfy me in terms of quality."
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"Although I wouldn't consider myself even an amateur photographer, I do prize sharp pictures and image quality (the Lumix LX5 is my ideal camera but unfortunately is outside my price range)."
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"Great quality pictures and many setting options."
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"Quality of the pictures is great."
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"This photographic camera is ideal, good price for very good quality."
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"incredibly good quality, i like everything in this camera."
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"The quality of the pictures are great.3D photos are not supported in the display of the camera but when you try to see them in a 3D display they are really 3D."
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Resolution

Resolution:
"Aside from that, the only minor frustrations I've run into are that the high resolution panoramic mode is difficult to use (there's a regular mode and a high resolution mode, and while the former works perfectly, the later is really difficult to take pictures on without noticing where the individual photos were merged; although when you do succeed, it looks beautiful), and that it can't really focus on small objects that are far away when you zoom in (though that seems to be a problem with most point and shoots I've tried."
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"I love this camera because the pictures it takes are so beautiful and with high resolution."
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"Excellent camera, offers very good resolution, the pictures show vivid colors, panoramic shots are excellent and prosesan faster, 3D shots are very good."
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"The zoom works very good and the resolution of the screen is excellent."
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"-My parents have always been fans of Sony, however this time the price was too arguably the best for a camera of this high quality resolution."
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"I haven't found any camera with a resolution so precise, my parents were amazed by the clarity."
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Screen

Screen:
"Unfortunately, once I turned it on I saw that the internal LCD screen was cracked."
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"Cons: 3d on the camera screen is hard to see."
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"What I do not like or need some time to adapt:- Battery is not so good (The bright 921K XtraFine screen should be the main reason) but a spare battery can fix this."
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"What I do not like or need some time to adapt:- Battery is not so good (The bright 921K XtraFine screen should be the main reason) but a spare battery can fix this."
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"Pros:- Compact, attractive design- Image quality (16.1 mega pixels)- HD video quality with stabilization in a PS3-compatible MP4 format- Simple, intuitive UI and menu- Large 3-inch, high resolution LCD screen for image and video playback- Various fun features, including 3D, panorama, soft skin tone, background defocus, etc- Compatible with both SD cards and Memory Stick Pro Duo formatsCons:- No viewfinder- Average battery life- Proprietary charge port that looks like its the micro-USB standard, but isn'tOverall, I'm very happy with this product."
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"The LCD screen is amazing too."
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"Good camera but the screen cracked when dropped - upgraded with another sony camera."
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"The menu is easy to navigate through and the screen is large and bright."
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"I immediately picked it up and to my great surprise discovered that the internal LCD screen was cracked again, rendering it unusable!"
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Setting

Setting:
"It's annoying to change any photo settings, so you'll probably end up just finding one decent all-around setting and going with that."
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"But maybe I just have yet to figure out the right settings (iAuto does not do a good job."
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")- Low light setting is not that great."
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"The flash setting is harsh (I generally hate flash mode)- Photos while taking a video are of lower quality- Transferring photos to computer is such a hassle... even after I've deleted it from the SD card, it somehow still remains in my camera and I have to manually delete them."
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"Right now I have to leave it on the auto setting because I don't have the confidence to change the settings, and small controls and big old fingers don't match too well."
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"But...The thing I liked about the original camera was it's ability to shoot a good picture in low light settings without having to use the deer-in-the-headlights-flash."
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"Great quality pictures and many setting options."
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"The features are also so easy to use, meaning it doesn't take a lot of studying to be able to use most of the features and change the settings."
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"However, to get those pictures, you have to be in perfect lighting, with nobody moving and have the settings adjusted each picture."
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"It works very well in low light settings and the flash is powerful enough for underwater shots (within 3' of subject)."
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Size

Size:
"The quality for the price and size is really hard to beat."
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"The only downside is wheel(personal preference) and the very small on and off button (my husband's fingers are too big)"
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"its missing the 3:2 picture size."
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"I've read the negative reviews and the 3 key reasons to negative reviews were: small buttons, bad photo quality, short battery life."
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"I have only one complaint about it and that is the controls are so small that at times it is difficult to use properly?"
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"Right now I have to leave it on the auto setting because I don't have the confidence to change the settings, and small controls and big old fingers don't match too well."
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"It's a good size for a point and shoot."
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"Small and compact and yet takes great photos, including low light."
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"small takes good pics!"
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"I like all of the options and all you can do with it and the small size is perfect."
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Speed

Speed:
"Poor battery life with a slow processor leads me to not recommend this for anyone now."
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"Can't really put a reason on why but navigating the menus just seems a little weird and slow."
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"Fast shipping and excellent price!"
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"The superior auto mode almost always gets a good picture, but it is very slow."
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"It has plenty of options to select for more control, but it allows for easy use and fast picture taking."
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"Conclusion: Excellent camera, very fast and very good for taking photographs is a pocket camera."
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"I got a Canon point and shoot and so far so good, its fast, no preparing image database crap and the colors the camera produces are fantastic!"
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Video

Video:
"My only complaint is it's hard to download the videos onto the computers."
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"The quality of the videos are good, although the sound is not the best."
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"Solid (but not perfect) picture taking, very clear full HD (1900 x 1080p) video recording, easy panoramic shooting, and stylish and robust design are among my favorite features of this camera."
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"Pros:Small enough to take with youEasy to useSome People still like SonyHD movie is niceCons:Slow processingSlugish to turn on or offTakes long to delete an imagePoor battery life (this is due to large screen tiny battery)Sometime stops in the middle of a movie shoot, must reshootDid I mention poor image quality for people group portraitThis is my 5th point and shoot, I also own a Nikon SLR with a few lenses."
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"playback of said video i have to stick camera in my ear , at full volume , kinda hard to see video that way ."
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"If I charge it and leave it for any length of time, then take it out to take great pictures and video - dead!"
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"The pictures turn out well, The video is good."
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"Canon products are always playing catch up in innovation and technology (think wide lens, LCD resolution, focus speeds, back lit sensor, true HD movie and what not).The Sony WX9 captures very good video, both in bright and low light conditions."
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"Pros:- Compact, attractive design- Image quality (16.1 mega pixels)- HD video quality with stabilization in a PS3-compatible MP4 format- Simple, intuitive UI and menu- Large 3-inch, high resolution LCD screen for image and video playback- Various fun features, including 3D, panorama, soft skin tone, background defocus, etc- Compatible with both SD cards and Memory Stick Pro Duo formatsCons:- No viewfinder- Average battery life- Proprietary charge port that looks like its the micro-USB standard, but isn'tOverall, I'm very happy with this product."
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"The pictures and video look great."
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"The only negative is the fact that the zoom is not very powerful."
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"The only drawbacks is a strange vibration on the zoom when you are using it for video shooting, it happens when you are zooming away at the very end, and that you can only charge the battery inside the camera (tried charging it on older Sony charger and doesn't work)."
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"Aside from that, the only minor frustrations I've run into are that the high resolution panoramic mode is difficult to use (there's a regular mode and a high resolution mode, and while the former works perfectly, the later is really difficult to take pictures on without noticing where the individual photos were merged; although when you do succeed, it looks beautiful), and that it can't really focus on small objects that are far away when you zoom in (though that seems to be a problem with most point and shoots I've tried."
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"Focus: Focusing is good on regular shots, but not great when you use the full aspect of the 5x zoom."
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"The Sony DSCWX9 BBDL 16.2 MP CMOS Sensor with 5 x Optical Zoom Digital Camera Bundle Black, its the perfect compact camara, thats takes with a very good cuality images and videos, and i recomend it."
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"Cons: The digital zoom is good but must improve to take pictures over long distances."
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"The zoom works very good and the resolution of the screen is excellent."
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"-5X Digital Zoom was nothing to brag about but the distance sure is nice to have."
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"On the plus side, this camera is made in China, but has a good build quality, and even the battery memory card door is substantial, the zoom motor sounds robust, and the over 900,000+ pixels on the LCD screen - phenomenal! "
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