overview Light sensitivity

Light sensitivity Light sensitivity
1,000 ISO

Using a higher ISO setting captures more light, letting you avoid blur or shoot in low light situations. However, higher ISO settings usually result in lower quality images.

Learn more about max light sensitivity - ISO.

Compared To Compared to recent compacts for less than $300

Out of 3 recent compacts for less than $300, 3 have (significantly) better light sensitivity than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50
1,000 ISO
Best
12,800 ISO
Average
6,400 ISO
Min
6,400 ISO