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Sony DSC-W510
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Sony DSC-W510 Digital Camera

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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this camera. Camera Labs gave this Sony camera a "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 70 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, CNET.com.au, parentesis.com and bondfaro.com.br.

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this camera rated this camera 86 out of 100 on average.

Good Size

A few Sony DSC-W510 reviewers who reviewed the product said that it was compact. Four years ago Cas66 said in their review of this digital camera “Very compact and creates very clear pictures”. J. B mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This is a very compact camera and I can't fault it” . John F. wrote “Frankly when paying this sort of price for a compact camera I would suggest looking at compact models offered by manufacturers who have specialised in photography for years - Canon”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was thin. John F. wrote on Amazon five years ago “Small, slim and sleek design taking up little room” in his Sony DSC-W510 review.

One Sony DSC-W510 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. Lulu said in her review of the Sony DSC-W510 on Amazon “It is compact and lightweight and does everything you need from this type of camera” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Several Sony DSC-W510 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-W510 thought it was easy to use. Cas66 mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-W510 “Found it easy to use”. Jayne Jones mentioned on Amazon “Hope to learn how to use it skillfully” in her Sony DSC-W510 review and rated the product 80 out of 100. Jhansi said “A very easy to use camera does what it says” in their review.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Ms. F. Thepot wrote on Amazon “Little film too, easy to care for and easy to set up on computer too”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people who reviewed it mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Erfmuck scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon two years ago “Decent picture (although not quite as good as a Fuji)” in their review of this digital camera. Grace Lee she mentioned on Amazon “This camera is very good when taking photos in low light conditions”. Grace Lee also mentioned “I found this camera useful especially at night time or when im going on a night out, so the photos are nice”.

One customer who reviewed the product said that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Cameralabs.com said five years ago “The W530 has a 14.1 Megapixel sensor, then comes the”.

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Good Battery Life

Four people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life. J. B said on Amazon “It has a rechargeable battery”. Jess said “However, when the camera has charge it is a brilliant camera” . Five years ago John F. he said on Amazon “The one design flaw mentioned in some of the other reviews is the battery compartment cover”.

One Sony DSC-W510 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was quick to charge. Lulu scored the Sony DSC-W510 5 stars and she said “When you think it has had enough time to charge”.

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Good Product Quality

Four Sony DSC-W510 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good quality. Jess mentioned on Amazon “Good quality photos and i enjoy taking landscape photos on a beach or in a busy environment”. John F. wrote “Overall built quality is pretty sturdy” in his review of the Sony DSC-W510 but even so he scored it 3 stars. Five years ago Marksavile mentioned “It takes great quality pictures and the panoramic picture mode is a nice addition, though it's not something I really use” in their Sony DSC-W510 review.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Sony digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Sony is one of the superior brands.

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Robust

One Sony DSC-W510 reviewer reckoned that this digital camera was strong and durable. One Sony DSC-W510 owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was reliable. Jonathan Clark said on Amazon “So if you want a great compact camera from a reliable brand then look no further”.

Nice Design

One Sony DSC-W510 reviewer who purchased the product thought it was a good design. One Sony DSC-W510 reviewer thought this digital camera was good looking.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Sony DSC-W510 reviewer who reviewed it said that it had a good screen. Finaki scored it 80 out of 100 and said five years ago “Still has full screen at the back etc” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

One Sony DSC-W510 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had good features. Finaki mentioned “Happy with range of features and more importantly that it's RED - colour of his football team! It feels lighter than previous camera's of the same type i've owned.” in their Sony DSC-W510 review.

Good Quality Lens

One person thought it had a good zoom. Jonathan Clark wrote on Amazon “It's 12.1 megapixels has a 4x optical zoom/26mm wide angle, 6.7cm LCD, Sweep Panorama”.

8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the DSC-W510 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-W510 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-W510 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-W510 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The DSC-W510 does not support video recording, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-W510 do not have a built-in flash. The DSC-W510 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago are not waterproof. The DSC-W510 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony DSC-W510 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the DSC-W510 does not have a GPS.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-W510

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this camera was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscw510, dscw510s

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