Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 - Test Shots – Zoom, Contrast and Colour



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”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image. ”

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 test photo

The wide angle end is equivalent to 24mm.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 test photo

The telephoto end is equivalent to 120mm.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 test photo

Even without the DRO feature dynamic range is quite good,

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 test photo

With DRO on there is plenty of shadow detail.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 test photo

Colour rendition is excellent.


Score in detail

  • Value 8
  • Image Quality 9
  • Build Quality 9


Camera type Ultra Compact
Megapixels (Megapixel) 14.1 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 5x
Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch Super HAD CCD
Optical focal length 4.25 to 21.3mm
Shutter speed 2 secs to 1/6000
Auto focus 9-point TTL: Multi-zone, centre zone, spot
Manual focus N/A
Max output resolution 4320x3240
Other resolutions 4320x2432, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1920x1080, 640x480
Focus range Wide 10 to infinity, Tele 50cm to infinity
Exposure metering Multi-pattern, Centre-weighted, Spot
Image Stabilisation Optical
ISO settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
LCD Monitor 2.7-inch, 230k dots
Viewfinder N/A
Flash range 0.2-4.8m (wide) 0.5m -2m (tele)
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash
White balance modes Auto, Daylighy, Cloudy, Fluorescent1,2,3, Incandescent, Flash, Underwater
Drive modes Single shot, Continuous, Auto bracketing
Image formats Still images, JPEG, Video: MPEG4
Picture adjustments None
Video (max res/format) 1280x720 at 30fps
Movie length Card capacity
Self timer 2/10 secs
Memory card slot data) Memory Stick Duo/PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo/SD/SDHC
Supplied memory 45MB built-in
Batteries supplied 630mAh Li-ion
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output PAL/NTSC
Charging/Computer Connection USB 2.0
AV Out Yes
Manual 27-page printed basic manual, 137 page PDF manual on CD

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 91.7mm
Depth (Millimeter) 51.9mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 124g including battery and memory cardkg