Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 reviews and prices: Compact camera

122 customer reviews

This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 122 reviews.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55: 14.1 MP (Megapixels), 10x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description

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Elizabeth, Ayr Scotland Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
I do like the advanced scene recognition feature. I think it is a terrific camera for the size my only complaint is shown below.
Bad points:
Find zoomig in on a picture to trim (resize) very jumpy, doesn't move slowly thro' the enlarging process.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Apr 2011

Andrew, UK High Wycombe Bucks Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
compact small handy easy to use
Bad points:
delay between shots can some times be a little frustrating
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Mar 2011

Charles, Experienced amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Makes taking good photo's easy
Bad points:
Could be smaller ?
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jun 2011

can, london Experienced amateur

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
after 1 year flash is no loger working and repair cost me 120 whis not acceptable for a brand like this
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 5.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 4.0
Value for money 4.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Apr 2011

Ryan, Ghajnsielem Experienced amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
My particular model shutter starts getting stuck after a lot of use. Flash is in an inconvenient place.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Mar 2011

mike, Aberdare Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Image quality with ease of use - EXCELLENT!!
Bad points:
Slightly too large
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 May 2011

Keith, Hemel Hempstead Point & shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Build quality, functions, feel.
Bad points:
Mediocre results, images tend to curve at the edges.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 6.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 May 2010

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Optical zoom ratio 10
Screen size (Inches) 3
Digital zoom ratio 20
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Colour Silver
Media format SD Card
Media format SDHC Card
Media format SDXC Card
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 170
Flash Yes
Body Only Yes
Series Cybershot
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1
Waterproof No
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
Viewfinder Yes
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 102.9x57.7x28.9
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
In-built memory (Megabytes) 45
Release date 2010-03-16
Height in mm 5.8
Width in mm 102
Depth in mm 2.9
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 250
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 25

Also known as: Cyber-shot DSC-H55, Cyber-shot H55, Sony Cybershot DSC-H55, "Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55, Sony Cybershot DSC H55

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Manufacturer's Description

H55Digital compact camera. Very high quality images with high zoom and Sweep Panorama

14.1 megapixels, 10x optical zoom/25mm wide angle, HD movie, 7.5cm/3" LCD, Sweep Panorama

  • Powerful 10x zoom range
  • High quality still images and HD video
  • Shoot extra-wide panoramas

Get serious about great images

Feature-packed yet compact and easy to handle with advanced features like Sweep Panorama to add an extra dimension to your passion for great pictures.

The camera that thinks its a camcorder

Left your camcorder behind? Don’t worry: now you can capture crisp, clear HD movie clips at an incredible 30 frames per second for smooth, clear action. Watch the results on your BRAVIA television: you’ll be amazed by the quality, detail and colour.
Experience the whole picture

Now it’s easy to grab breathtaking wide-screen views of that landscape or city scene. Sweep Panorama mode shoots a high-speed burst of frames as you sweep the camera from side to side (or up and down!). Images are stitched together automatically by the camera to create one amazing panoramic image.

Learn more about Sweep Panorama
No more camera shake

Wobbly pictures caused by unsteady hands are a common problem when youre shooting without a tripod. Optical SteadyShot Active Mode Image stabilisation cuts the effects of camera shake for clear, steady photos and video clips, even if youre walking along while shooting.
Upload the moment

Upload those memories to your favourite sharing sites on the web with a few mouse clicks. PMB Portable software inside the camera lets you select and transfer photos and video clips to any web-connected PC: its great if youre travelling and have a few minutes to drop into the nearest web caf.
Better looking pictures made easy

Not sure how to pick the perfect camera settings to suit a particular scene? Dont worry, help is at hand. Intelligent Auto (iAUTO) mode automatically adjusts exposure and other camera settings for optimum results in a wide range of shooting situations.


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