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Sony DSC-S950B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 289 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the screen and size. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but the viewfinder and low light performance get negative opinions. Reviews about the shutter and battery are mixed.

usability, price, portability, size, screen

focus, flash, memory, low-light, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony DSC-S950B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony DSC S950


Not every digital camera can be a winner. Picture quality is o.k., but I found the Cybershot DSC S950 a little slow to respond. It is easy to use, compact and one of the cheaper cameras from a recognised brand.

Ease of use

Turn on time - shutter delay - dark LCD screen - pictures with a lot of contrast - limited movie mode

It is easy to expect too much from a cheaper digital camera, but I was left disappointed by the slow turn on times and the dark LCD screen. Picture quality from the Sony Cybershot DSC S950 is o.k., but there are better cameras around selling for a...

Mar, 2009

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950


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The Sony Cybershot S950 will be limited to a maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 equivalent, and will not offer true mechanical image stabilization, instead opting only for Digital Image Stabilization which functions by raising the camera's sensitivity...

Expert review by : awilliamsku (

A Review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950


Sony Cyber-shots are some of the most reliable and highest quality point-and-shoot digital cameras available to consumers today. In this point-and-shoot camera review, we'll see how the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950 holds up to this expectation. We'll look...

Although the point-and-shoot Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950 is a reliable, sleek digital camera, it still rates average among its competitors. The pros still outweigh the cons, but there are still many features that the DSC-S950 could have had that would...

Jul, 2009

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Sony Cyber-Shot S950


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Sony Cybershot DSC-S950


Great photos

May, 2013

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Sony Cybershot DSC-S950


Overall simplicity just set to auto for general picture taking. It also has the facilities for setting flash and some scene specific modes. Picture quality good for the class of camera. Optical zoom adequate, if you want more buy an SLR. Bought for...

Like most small digital cameras it can be fiddly to change settings especially if you have big hands - I have. Have not yet noticed whether the battery charge fades quickly when not used, as some earlier models do, mainly because I haven't stopped...

Jun, 2010

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Sony Cybershot DSC-S950


Amazing camera that produces amazing photos. Theres loads of different settings to choose for different light conditions ie twilight, snow. With the 4x optical zoom the quality of close up photos are really really good. Its unbelievably easy to use and...

Mar, 2010

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Sony Cybershot DSC-S950


good all round in use ease,very good looking. ease to carry in my handbag a pleasure to use

Feb, 2010

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Sony Cybershot DSC-S950


When it gets a good focus the picture quality is great

Getting the correct focus in any other than perfest light conditions is difficult ; Video quality is better on my 6 year old 5 mp fuji

Feb, 2010

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Sony Cybershot DSC-S950


All Sony Products are Good and Technologically Perfect

Dec, 2009

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