Summary Sony DSC-W550

Prices Price
Camera only
$161
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 30
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 72
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.7
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W550Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

Replacement

Sony has replaced the Cybershot DSC-W550 with the DSC-W650.

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 announced January 2012
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle

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Pros

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The Sony DSC-W550 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.7
Size Quite small Help
Super compact (96×57×19 mm)
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight Light Help
122 g
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3"
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness Thin Help
0.8"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$161.43

Cons

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The Sony DSC-W550 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
4x
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Macro focus Poor macro Help
4.0 cm
Announced Old Help
July 2011
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Popularity Not so popular Help
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