Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290 12 MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot Image Stabilization (Dark Blue)

October 6, 2014 - Comment

Features 12.1-megapixel Super HAD CCD image sensor 5x optical zoom, 28mm wide-angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens; Optical SteadyShot image stabilization 720p high-definition movie capture; BIONZ image processor 3.0-inch (230K pixels) Clear Photo LCD; Face Detection and Smile Shutter technology 11MB built-in memory; capture images to Memory Stick Duo/PRO Duo Media (not included) More Camera Suggestions

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Features

12.1-megapixel Super HAD CCD image sensor 5x optical zoom, 28mm wide-angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens; Optical SteadyShot image stabilization 720p high-definition movie capture; BIONZ image processor 3.0-inch (230K pixels) Clear Photo LCD; Face Detection and Smile Shutter technology 11MB built-in memory; capture images to Memory Stick Duo/PRO Duo Media (not included)

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Corey Scott says:

Love it! I originally bought a Sony DSC-S950, for around half the price of this camera, but I returned it the same day due to a faulty flash bulb. I decided to upgrade to the W290, because I wasn’t very happy with the S950 – it felt cheap, and lacked features.I’ve put together this list of pros and cons of this camera. Don’t let the seemingly long list of cons scare you though, as they are all quite minor and not even important enough for me to rate this camera anything less than 5 stars…

Amazon Customer says:

Comparing the Sony DSC-W290 to the Canon SX110IS. NOTE: IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, SEE WARNING BELOW!My wife and I are planning a long vacation trip and needed a compact, but versatile, alternative to a full blown DSLR. I’ve owned this little camera for just 20 hours, but can offer some first impressions. We bought a Canon SX110IS at Christmas for our daughter. Compared to the jewel-like Sony, the Canon’s build quality seems substantially less. However, it has a 10X optical zoom compared to Sony’s 5x, but 9…

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