Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

Announced Feb 17, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)
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Sony Cyber-shot W290 review
By: Cliff Smith, What Digital Camera (Sep 27, 2009)

Image quality may not be perfect, but the fantastic low-light ability, excellent build quality, lightning-fast performance and the additional versatility of the 5x wide zoom and HD video recording make this camera outstanding value for money.

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DCRP Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (Jul 25, 2009)

I've been a big fan of Sony's previous W-series cameras. The DSC-W50, W55, and W150 can all be found in our Buyers Guide Hall of Fame. While the new Cyber-shot DSC-W290 carries on many of the traditions on those cameras (extra zoom, big LCD, fast performance, good battery life), Sony has let image quality slip. Photos are soft and noisy, even at the base ISO of 80. That, combined with many...

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