A newer version of your browser may be available. The underwater case is shown above, a nice accessory not only for true underwater shooting, but also comforting if you plan a canoe or kayaking trip, or a day water skiing or at the beach. This high performance camera also features quick start-up, fast shot-to-shot times, and long battery life of up to shots on a full charge of the Lithium ion battery. The camera has a range of pre-programmed scene modes so you’ll get good images – even in difficult shooting situations, and it also incorporates a function guide and resolution guide to assist you in selecting the right settings for your photography needs. Internet Explorer Download the latest version. How to reset a camera back to original factory settings.

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The Sony W55 has a 3x optical zoom lens with an equivalent range of mm on a 35mm camera. Bottom line, the W55 is quite responsive for day to day shooting, despite its slightly slow Continuous mode.

Provides extra battery and a leather carrying case not a bad idea for extended trips. It really packs a lot into a small package, and I think most consumer-level users would be very happy with rsc-w55.

Some cameras won’t retract their lenses and shut down until the buffer is cleared. I’d just like a bit less than the W55 left in its images. Time per shot, averaged over 4-shot buffer depth.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

Some cameras won’t snap another shot if you release and press the shutter too quickly in Single Shot mode, making “No” the preferred answer. Run the camera from AC power. The Sony W50 offers full automatic exposure control for easy shooting or seven preprogrammed scene modes to help you get the shot under more difficult conditions. I really enjoyed playing with it, and found myself shooting a lot more pictures with it than another camera here to remain nameless that I brought along on the same photo expedition.

Indoors though, the camera’s white balance system left too much color in the images when shooting under incandescent lighting. Not Specified by Manufacturer.

Sony DSC-W55 Review

To get the full experience on Sony. The Sony W55 did pretty well in the performance department, with a moderately fast startup time dsc-55 1. Function and Resolution Guides An on-screen Function Guide makes it easy to learn the camera functions by providing a simple text explanation of each camera setting, right on the LCD screen, and the resolution guide is helpful when deciding on the best resolution to select for the desired print size.

Oddly though, the improvement in the W55’s high-ISO shots is much cyber–shot apparent in prints than on-screen. I don’t think you’ll use the optical finder much, as the Sony W55’s LCD is pretty good, and a good bit more accurate as well.

I found that a nice touch. Navigate Review Jump to review page Shot to shot cycle times are good, at about 1.


If you prefer a paper hard copy of a manual listed on this page, you can purchase it from the True Manuals web site. Even so, it is nice cgber-shot have the option of these higher settings if needed, and Sony appears to have made considerable progress against image dsc-a55, compared to the earlier W A “mode wheel” control is located in a good place for easy access.

He really creates some killer pics. How to reset a camera back to original factory settings.

Sony DSC-W55 Review – Performance

The camera displays an error beginning with E: Check the Compatible Accessories and Lens for a Camera. Cycle time shot to shot. Top Sony Cameras Sony A You can turn off the information on the LCD if you would rather not see it or want to use the optical finder.

All in all, the Sony W55 struck me as a pretty nice little camera. It will fit fine in my wife’s hands, I’m sure. There are filters, accessory wide angle and telephoto lenses, a slave flash, an underwater case and even a macro ring light for close-ups. No, in single shot mode Yes, in burst mode.