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Sony DSC U40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Sony DSC U40. 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. Reviewers really like the design and size. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the shutter and viewfinder.

portability, performance, usability, size, design

price, viewfinder, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony DSC U40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DSC U40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony DSC U40 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the glare and size. The usability and portability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the design and price.

performance, portability, usability, size, glare

price, design

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (digicamreview.co.uk)

Sony Cybershot DSC-U40

 

The Sony Cybershot U40 is an ultra compact metal bodied 2 megapixel digital camera with a fixed auto focus lens (equivalent to 33mm on a 35mm camera). It has a 1" Colour TFT screen. The camera comes with an 8mb Sony Memory Stick DUO memory card, and...

The Sony Cybershot U40 is an ultra compact 2 megapixel digital camera with a small 1" colour screen. The camera generates good pictures, with good colour, although images are a bit soft. The camera can also record unlimited videos without sound. The...

Nov, 2004

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Sony - Cybershot DSC-U40

 

If you've ever cursed yourself for not having a camera with you because you gave up lugging the heavy things around, then Sony's 2-megapixel Cybershot DSC-U40 could be the camera for you. Measuring just 83 x ...

The compact size of Sony's Cybershot DSC-U40 makes it an ideal camera to always have with you, not as your primary camera - it's a little too limited for that - but as a quick point-and-shoot tool for those moments you don't want to miss.

May, 2004

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Sony DSC-U40 (Silver)

 

Sony DSC-U40 (Silver)

Jun, 2004

Expert review by : Aimee Baldridge (cnet.com.au)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-U40

 

Snapshot photographers who value portability and style over advanced features and photo quality will like this sleek little camera.

Ultraportable ; Fast performance ; Easy-to-use menu system ; PictBridge compatible ; Includes rechargeable AAA batteries and charger

No optical viewfinder ; Small, stiff controls ; No optical zoom ; No exposure compensation ; So-so image quality

Image Quality The test shots we took with the DSC-U40 fall into the same mediocre 2-megapixel category as our U30 and U50 photos, with average levels of sharpness and detail, decent exposure and colour rendition, and more visible noise, artifacts, and...

Jul, 2004

Expert review by : Aimee Baldridge (zdnet.com.au)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-U40

 

Snapshot photographers who value portability and style over advanced features and photo quality will like this sleek little camera.

Jun, 2004

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-U40

 

Sony released the Cyber-shot DSC-U40 (pictured left). It has a 2 megapixel sensor, is as small as a candy bar and has a very fast start up time. European Readers buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC U40 CNET has a good review of the Sony Cybershot DSC-U40 and...

Oct, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Urban, hip, pocket rocket

 

The best retail therapy product I have purchased so far! Won't dent your pocket, and will keep you warm and happy for a long time to come! I have no idea why there are no opinions already on this product - maybe because Sony has not marketed it as ...

Ultra compact, hybrid LCD, automatic, fast startup, good picture quality, picture modes, decent flash.

Completely automatic, buttons too small, no zoom, no controls.

Oct, 2004

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