Sony DSC-W380
Sony DSC-W380
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Sony DSC-W380

Trusted Reviews Recommended What Digital Camera Recommended
A multi award winning and 4 year old compact digital camera
Compact 14.1MP 5x Red Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Colour Release Date

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Sony DSC-W380 Review

With very good reviews but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony DSC-W380 as follows for Summary.
116 Reviews + 2 Awards
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 33?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 116 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, it is easy to use and product quality.
The DSC-W380 is missing some features:

Sony DSC-W380 Video Reviews

Sony DSC-W380 In-Depth Analysis


Two Industry Awards

The authors at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Sony camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both Trusted Reviews and What Digital Camera.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average expert rating of 73% based on 18 expert reviews from sites including, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 98 user reviews the average user rating of this Sony digital camera is 84%. 43 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

18 owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

10 owners reckoned that the Sony DSC-W380 was easy to use and two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Great Product Quality

14 people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality.

Sony Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 32,324 user and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Eight people who reviewed the product thought it was compact, two customers who reviewed it thought it was lightweight and two owners considered that the product was a good size.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Six owners said in their reviews that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was well made.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Three customers agreed that the Sony DSC-W380 had a good zoom.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good for video recording.


Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony DSC-W380 of 14.1MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony DSC-W380 of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-W380 in October 2013.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscw380sceh, sony dscw380rceh, sony dscw380bceh
Barcodes 04905524658224, 05052461660915, 05052461661172

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony DSC-W380

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