Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Review - Test shots – ISO performance Review

”A range of test shots are shown over the next few pages. Here, the full size image at the minimum ISO setting has been reduced for bandwidth purposes to let you see the full image, and a series of crops taken from original full resolution images at a range of ISO settings have been placed below it in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.”


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This is the full frame at minimum ISO.


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There is some colour speckling visible in the darker areas even at 100 ISO.


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At 200 ISO there are a lot of colour irregularities in the darker areas, and some loss of detail to noise reduction.


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Darker colours are very blotchy and the image is barely usable at 400 ISO.


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Image quality takes a nose-dive at 800 ISO, with poor colour reproduction and shadow detail.


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Image quality at 1600 ISO is extremely poor.


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The maximum 3200 ISO. Why bother to even include this setting?


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The full frame at 3200 ISO.


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