At A Glance

The DSC-W370 has a great zoom range and a lot of extras for a point-and-shoot that costs about $200, but the lag time between actions is a major drag.

Manufacturer’s Description

Cyber-shot Digital Camera W370 captures detailed images with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 7X optical zoom lens with 34mm equivalent wide angle and 14.1 megapixel 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD image sensor. Sweep Panorama mode lets you capture 243-degree shots of landscapes or skyscrapers and review them on a 3.0" (diagonal) screen. Shoot movies in HD with 720p high-definition MPEG4 recording format. PhotoMusic combines images with music to produce slide shows with standard visual effects. Intelligent Auto (iAuto) mode automatically optimizes camera settings. Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts focus and exposure to help deliver crisp, properly lit images. Camera also includes built-in SteadyShot image stabilization for clear images, Smile Shutter technology, Sony Picture Motion Browser Software, rechargeable lithium-ion battery and media slots for Memory Sticks and SD/SDHC media (sold separately).