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Two Industry Awards

This Sony camera received a "Recommended" from both What Digital Camera and Trusted Reviews, both of which wrote that this Sony digital camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews this digital camera has an average expert rating of 73%.

Good User Reviews

On average, DSC-W380 owners rated this camera 84 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Fourteen Sony DSC-W380 owners considered that the Sony DSC-W380 was easy to use. A.v.k said “I bought this camera for the wife as she wanted something to put in her handbag or clutchbag that looked good and was easy to use” in their review of the Sony DSC-W380. Andre Botha mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-W380 “The compact size makes it an ideal carry everywhere and always handy camera”. Elizanne rated the product 5 stars and said four years ago “So easy to use and the quality is very good”.

Two customers who bought it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. G Watkins rated it 5 stars and mentioned “It is easy to change settings as required”. Hombre50 scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The menu system again does seem to be a little quirky.”.

One Sony DSC-W380 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Vijay wrote “I really have a great experience with this camera on my trip to Isle of Wight”.

One person concluded that the Sony DSC-W380 had a good interface. Trustedreviews.com wrote on Trusted Reviews seven years ago “Easy-to-use ultra compact digital cameras that combine all the latest features and technology with a well-thought-out user interface, superior build quality”.

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Good Technical Features

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it had good features. G Watkins said on Amazon seven years ago “Fantastic camera with deal-closing features”. Hombre50 wrote on Amazon six years ago “Has good quality features”. Seven years ago Lloyd Christmas mentioned “There are a couple of very good features”.

Good Product Quality

Twenty-four customers reckoned that this digital camera was good quality. Andre Botha he said on Amazon “Excellent quality camera” in his review. Arash Khajehnoori scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Sony dsc-w380 is the best one on W model with metal body”. Cake mentioned in their review “Height as a bank card so fits a pocket easily - and its metal body feels reassuringly solid” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Size

Nineteen Sony DSC-W380 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Chips mentioned “Too many setting options for what after all is a compact” but they gave the product a rating of 3 stars. G Watkins said on Amazon seven years ago “It needed to be light and compact, take good pictures”. Hombre50 mentioned on Amazon “It certainly is one of the smaller compact cameras.” in their review of the Sony DSC-W380 and scored the product 80 out of 100.

A number of Sony DSC-W380 owners said in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Goodgearguide.com.au gave the Sony DSC-W380 a rating of 4 stars and said “The matte-dark finish of the body ensures that the camera can withstand scratches”. Expert review site T3.com wrote in their Sony DSC-W380 review “Its metal body looks attractive and feels robust” although they rated this digital camera 3 stars.

Two Sony DSC-W380 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-W380 concluded that it was a good size. Mr. D. Holley mentioned in their Sony DSC-W380 review on Amazon “Nice size and feel in the hand for both men”. Mr. D. Holley also said “Viewfinder is good size, so composing picture is easy”.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Six years ago P. Allen said “Excellent small lightweight camera with good zoom facility”. One Sony DSC-W380 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. Dave Loryman said on Amazon “It is compact, light, easy to carry and use” in his review of this digital camera.

One customer reckoned that the Sony DSC-W380 was a good weight. Mr. D. Holley scored it very highly and said on Amazon six years ago “It is a decent weight.” in their Sony DSC-W380 review.

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Nice Design

A number of people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Arash Khajehnoori rated the product as very good and said in their review on Amazon “Beautiful, little and powerful.i love the wide angle lens”. Seven years ago expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “Sony's stylish compact series has won many a admirer in the consumer market thanks to a combination of both brand familiarity” in their review of this digital camera. Digicambuyer.co.uk rated the product 80 out of 100 and said on expert website Digicam Buyer.co.uk “The W380 has a compact, curved body that’s finished in four stylish colours with subtle metalli” in their Sony DSC-W380 review.

Two Sony DSC-W380 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was neat. Oznob said in their review “It fits neatly into a breast pocket”. One customer concluded that the product was ugly. W. F. Couzens scored this digital camera very highly and wrote in their Sony DSC-W380 review “Not unattractive in the right circumstances though”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Twenty-four Sony DSC-W380 owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. A.v.k mentioned on Amazon “Has decided she really likes photography now!Definately a great buy for less than” in their review. Six years ago Chips said on Amazon “Good pics from this camera” in their Sony DSC-W380 review however they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Dave Loryman wrote in his review of this digital camera “Picture quality is ok” .

Several Sony DSC-W380 owners concluded that the Sony DSC-W380 had a good ISO range. Cake wrote six years ago “If you need to shoot in low light don't expect those files to be competitive - they will be OK at 400 ISO” in their Sony DSC-W380 review. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-W380 on PhotographyBlog.com “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 is a new 14 megapixel compact camera with an ultra-wide angle 24-140mm 5x lens, complete with fast f/2.8 aperture, ISO 3200” but even so they only rated the product 3 stars.

A number of Sony DSC-W380 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-W380 had a good picture resolution. Hombre50 mentioned six years ago “Adequate resolution at 14 megapixels”. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk scored it 4 stars and said in their Sony DSC-W380 review “It offers plenty of megapixels with 14 packed into the sensor”.

One Sony DSC-W380 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good image sensor. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “It's got a 5x super-wide-angle zoom, 14.1-megapixel sensor and Sony's clever 'sweep panorama' mode” in their review of the Sony DSC-W380.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of customers reckoned that the product had a good zoom. Seven years ago G Watkins said on Amazon “There were other cameras (at a similar price point) that out-performed this Sony in different areas, some had better zoom ranges” in their Sony DSC-W380 review. Shaggy Horgan said “Zoom is quite good” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website T3.com said “The W380 combines a great zoom with some innovative features” in their review.

Some Sony DSC-W380 owners who reviewed it thought it had a good lens. Hombre50 said on Amazon “It has a bright lens, reasonable optical zoom” in their Sony DSC-W380 review. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk said in their review “It has a wide angle lens with 5x zoom” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One Sony DSC-W380 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Cake mentioned on Amazon “It's super-fast to focus” in their review of the Sony DSC-W380 and rated the product 80 out of 100.

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Robust

A number of people agreed that it was well made. Six years ago Cake gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their Sony DSC-W380 review on Amazon “Its metal body feels reassuringly solid and the black styling looks sleek”. Seven years ago Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “Technology with a well-thought-out user interface, superior build quality and class-leading pe”. Pcauthority.com.au mentioned in their review “A solid set of features at an attractive price.” .

One person said in their reviews that it was reliable. Not Sure mentioned “Normally I find sony products reliable.” yet they only scored it 20 out of 100. One Sony DSC-W380 owner mentioned that the Sony DSC-W380 was strong and durable.

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Good Video Capture

A number of customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good for video recording. G Watkins gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned seven years ago “Some had superior video or poor light handling” in their Sony DSC-W380 review. G Watkins also mentioned “Videos are clear and colours are good.”. K. Turner wrote on Amazon “Very easy to use, excellent image quality, Very good Videos” in their review of the Sony DSC-W380.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good screen. Mr. P. L. Cumlin wrote “Good cameralcd screen a little pixelated” in their Sony DSC-W380 review.

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 14,398 owner and expert reviews, Sony has good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Battery Life

One customer reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mr. P. L. Cumlin rated it 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Pics are fantastic battery life outstandingi love sonycould be a little biast” in their Sony DSC-W380 review.

Reasonably Priced

Several Sony DSC-W380 reviewers said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-W380 was good value for money. Dave Loryman wrote on Amazon “Reasonable value for money”. Vijay said “Great Item at this price” and scored the product very highly. Expert review site Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 is a doppelganger of last year's WX1 camera that we liked so much, with a few less features and cheaper price tag.” in their review of the Sony DSC-W380.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

A number of Sony DSC-W380 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was not noisy. Cake said six years ago “Noise is not an issue up to ISO 200” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 80 out of 100. G Watkins wrote in their Sony DSC-W380 review “In a busy or noisy scene this wont be any issue.”. Expert review site Photographyblog.com said “It's unfortunately ruined by the 14 megapixel sensor and the resulting noisy, smudgy images” and gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

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The DSC-W380 has increased in price by £5.00 in the last 53 days.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W380 does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W380 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-W380, the DSC-W380 does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-W380 do not support video capability. The DSC-W380 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W380 do not have a built-in flash. The DSC-W380 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Sony DSC-W380 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W380 do not support Full HD video. The Sony DSC-W380 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The DSC-W380 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-W380 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W380 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-W380

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the DSC-W380.

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2 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended What Digital Camera Recommended

Expert Reviews

(22)
6 January 2014

The Sony Cyber-shot W830 is powered by a proprietary NP-BN lithium ion rechargeable battery, and includes both composite standard-def video output and USB 2.0 High Speed data connectivity. Images... Read more…

22 September 2010

A solid set of features at an attractive price, but the mismatched lens and sensor result in poor-quality photos...

23 July 2010

Trusted Reviews

The new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 is the latest in a long line of advanced but easy-to-use ultra compact digital cameras that combine all the latest features and technology with a well-thought-out... Read more…

Teams style and simplicity into a tiny and versatile compact. Best for beginners to intermediates who mainly want to shoot portrait and landscape images...

10 May 2010

Some promising features including a wide-angle, wide-aperture lens, but the 14-megapixel sensor spoils any chance of high image quality...

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User Reviews

(66)
Reviewed 19 March 2010 by G Watkins

I had been needing to replace my old Sony camera for around 6 months now and had been looking at various cameras from various manufacturers trying to find the right camera to meet our needs. It... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2010 by Lloyd Christmas

We have had an older 7mp Cyber-shot and have had it for a number of years. It was hoped the 380B upgrade would mean new technology and more importantly higher quality photos. Unfortunately it was... Read more…

Reviewed 30 September 2010 by W. F. Couzens
(Verified Purchase)

This is the third Cybershot I've had. starting with a tiny 2meg DSC-U30 before progressing to a pretty small 4 meg DCS-L1. I've also had a couple of Sony Camcorders which have given good service.... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2010 by Oznob
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this camera after quite a bit of research. It is nice and compact and takes amazing photographs. It contains all the features of my SLR for a fraction of the size and weight. It fits... Read more…

Reviewed 31 July 2010 by Stan the man

This camera is simple to use & produces great results,so if your 65+ going on 21 like me and worried about the technology,please don't,sony have thought about this,it's a everyday everybodies... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscw380, dscw380s, dscw380b, dscw380r, sony dscw380, sony dscw380s, sony dscw380b, sony dscw380r, sony dscw380sc, sony dscw380bc, sony dscw380rc, sony dscw380sce, sony dscw380bce, sony dscw380rce, sony dscw380sceh, sony dscw380bceh, sony dscw380rceh
Barcodes 04905524658224, 05052461660915, 05052461661172

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