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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3257 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and performance. The zoom and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the storage and viewfinder. There are mixed opinions on the shutter and reliability.

usability, portability, zoom, performance, image quality

viewfinder, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 288 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the performance and image quality are on the whole positive. The zoom and portability are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the shutter and reliability are mixed. Many are less positive about the focus.

usability, portability, zoom, image quality, performance

focus

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 523 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the image quality and performance. The zoom and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the screen. The storage and shutter get less positive opinions.

usability, portability, zoom, performance, image quality

durability, reliability, viewfinder, shutter, storage

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Cyber-shot HX50

 

A 30x zoom compact that fits in your pocket. Surely not?

Pleasing ergonomics, Impressive feature set, Fantastic design considering substantial focal range

High ISO performance, LCD screen could be better, AF performance in low light

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (t3.com)

Sony DSC-HX50 review

 

The Sony DSC-HX50 is the brand's latest digital camera and it's also the first compact to feature a x30 zoom. T3 went hands-on...

Incredible zoom range ; Manual control dials ; Detailed shots

Can't shoot Raw files ; Small image sensor ; It's wider than most compacts

We only had a very quick play with the camera, but the zoom capabilities are certainly impressive for a compact - we tried it out on the view from the top of the Gherkin in London and we were able to focus on objects that were far away in the distance....

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 review

 

Bigger zooms, smaller bodies: the compact camera market continues to evolve and Sony thinks it has the winning travel zoom formula in the shape of the Cyber-shot HX50. With a 30x optical zoom crammed into a relatively compact body, the HX50 is like a...

Massive zoom in relatively small body, decent optical image stabilisation, hotshoe means accessories can be added, Wi-Fi implementation fairly faff-free, great battery life

Image quality is trying to do too much - even low ISO shots suffer from excessive processing artefacts, no raw capture, a little chunky, no touchscreen, where's NFC?

The HX50 has a packed-out specification will undoubtedly attract plenty of potential purchasers. But does it deliver in every department? Not quite. For all its strengths - and there are plenty to name - the HX50 feels a little on the fence, sandwiched...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 Review

 

The best all-round compact camera money can buy, superb in any situation

Sony HX50 reviewSony's DSC-HX50 is the camera we're currently recommending to anyone that asks us which compact camera they should buy. Sure, that conversation often gets deeper and we might end up

May, 2013

Expert review by : Angela Nicholson (techradar.com)

Sony HX50V review

 

Sony's top-end travel compact

Superb zoom range ; Manual control over exposure ; Pocketable size

No raw file capture ; Images poor at 100% ; Poor low light AF performance

Although the Sony HX50 is an enjoyable camera to use and it produces images that look good at normal viewing sizes, they don't stand up well to close scrutiny. At 100% on the screen there's a noticeable texture in low sensitivity images and the effects...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-Shot HX50 review

 

Some record-breaking specs, but the net result isn't so remarkable

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : expertreviews.co.uk (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 review

 

Sony's latest 30x HX50 is probably the world's smallest super-zoom compact camera - read our hands on impressions here

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : eisa.eu (eisa.eu)

EUROPEAN COMPACT CAMERA

 

Following the tradition of this category's winner from the 2012-2013 EISA awards, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20, the HX50 is the world's smallest compact camera with a 30x zoom lens - stretching the limits of the compact zoom segment even more. Equipped...

Aug, 2013

EISA AWARD - Best Product 2013-2014

Expert review by : EISA (eisa.eu)

EUROPEAN COMPACT CAMERA 2013-2014

 

Following the tradition of this category's winner from the 2012-2013 EISA awards, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20, the HX50 is the world's smallest compact camera with a 30x zoom lens - stretching the limits of the compact zoom segment even more. Equipped...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Amateur Photographer (amateurphotographer.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 review

 

Designed as a travel camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 has one really standout feature - its 24-720mm (35mm equivalent) zoom lens. Packing this 30x zoom lens into such a small compact is an impressive feat.However, given that the HX50 has a...

Apr, 2014

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