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Sony DSC-W120 Review


Sony DSC W120 Digital Camera

Series highlights: 7.2 megapixel, 2.5″ TFT LCD display, Carl Zeiss 4x Optical Zoom lens, Smile Shutter™ technology, Face Detection, Super SteadyShot® and HD output

Sony is without a doubt, a leader in digital cameras. They have some of the best digital cameras on the market; hands down.

The Sony DSC-W120 is one such Sony camera.

It comes with megapixel and 4x optical zoom lens. It is extremely easy to use and is so small that you can carry it around in your pocket quite easily.

Sony DSC-W120 also comes with the double anti-blur solution, which is a blend of the Super SteadyShot optical stabilization and a high ISO sensitivity. This goes a far way in creating the balance for hands that are not too steady, blurriness is minimized, and you are also able to take very good pictures even without using the flash. It also comes with dynamic range optimization that is powered by Sony Bionz. This Dynamic Range Optimization serves for the preservation of image data in highlights that are bright. Additionally, you get more details from it in images that have been taken in backlit areas and in shadows. In short, it performs really well in lighting conditions that would be difficult or even impossible for some other cameras.

It is very simple to acquaint yourself with the operations of the camera via the simple setup controls via the press of the home button. When you press this button, it takes you to an interface that is very easy to navigate, and therefore you are able to make a choice of the functions by merely navigating the cursor in a vertical or horizontal way; finding the icon that you want. Then there is the Optical Viewfinder which is also built in allows you to compose your pictures in the style of the conventional rangefinder camera. In addition, it assists with the saving of the battery’s power when the LCD display is turned off. There is also a stamina battery power and this proffers the owner with extra battery life and capability to shoot. When you use a Lithium Ion Battery that is fully charged you can have the use of it for an extended weekend or an entire trip.

There is also the function guide which is a beginner’s dream as it helps with the managing of a number of different functions and settings. The descriptions of particular setting and functions are displayed on the LCD screen. You however can opt to switch it off if you do not think you have a need for it. The Memory Stick Duo Media Convenience has a high ability for storage. This makes it easy to upload pictures to your computer. It is also compatible with many devices that you can find all over the world.

The final feature of the Sony DSC-W120 that we will look at is the Photo Music 4.

This feature blends music and images and the results in very enjoyable slide shows. These slide shows comprise of visual effects such as the nostalgic, the stylish, the simple, the active and the basic. With this digital camera, you can store doubly the amount than you used to be able to on other comparable cameras; moving from 4 to 8. The music playback time has also been lengthened; being moved from 3 to 5 minutes for each track. You are also able to transfer music from your computer to your camera; which is great for personalizing your slide shows.

Taking an indoor portrait with no flash with a Sony DSC-W120 also produces good results. It is extremely easy to use and is so small that you can carry it around in your pocket quite easily.
by Antonia Morales

Sony DSC W120 Digital Camera – one of the best!

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