Sony Cyber-shot W270 review
The Sony W270 is a great little camera that's dinky enough to slip into a pocket and carry around anywhere. Its features list - whilst small - cover the main lists of basics for your basic everyday shooting; ideal for those not looking for overburdening scene modes or the complexities of manual options. The W270 does have its shortcomings however - the image quality is far from great; the LCD quality lacks; battery life is so-so; Sony's Memory Stick Duo is the only type of memory accepted (unlike SD cards which are more commonly used across formats). On the upside the addition of 720p video, SteadyShot optical stabilisation, Advanced Dual Shot mode, respectable low-light performance and an underlying simplicity in use get the thumbs up. Make no bones about it, the Sony W270 is a to the point, well made, point and shoot compact camera that delivers very much on that front, but will leave users looking for more advanced options in the dark.