Sony Cybershot DSC-H55

  • Sony Cybershot DSC-H55
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  • Good color reproduction, Above average details and sharpness, 10x optical zoom, Less visibile distortion at wide angle (25mm), Very effective image stabilization
  • Stylish body and great handling, Dual-mode video stabilization, Noiseless optical video zoom, Full manual control, Sweep panorama.
  • Compact, lightweight design; good features for the money; capable of snapping photos with excellent quality.


  • Slow shottoshot performance, Image quality above ISO400 is unimpressive, Average HD video
  • Slow continuous shooting, Slow flash recycle time, Histogram linked to brightness control, Proprietary port and connector.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Camera Buyer on 60

With its solid but unspectacular performance, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 is not great value at 239. Its redeeming feature, however, is the sweep panorama mode which is fun and a doddle to use.Overall ...

By DigitalCameraReview on 70

The Sony HX5's 10x zoom and Sweep Panorama mode are great features, but sluggish performance and a hefty price tag make it tough to...

By PC Advisor on 70

A good affordable camera that offers long zoom, rich feature list and HD video recording. The Sony DSC-H55 shots above average image quality but falls short of speed. Laldinfela Pachuau,

By PCWorld India on 75

Priced at Rs. 14,990, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 is a good buy if you want an affordable compact zoom camera that performs alright and has lots of features and presets for basic users. Its slightly slow shot-to-shot performance and average HD...

By Cameras UK on 85

The Sony Cybershot DSC H55 offers extra zoom power in a relatively compact body. It has a good range of features and I was impressed by the quality of the pictures it takes. It has 14 megapixels and a 10x ultra wide angle lens. Features include High...

By Camera Labs on 85

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 verdict The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 is compact super-zoom with a 14 megapixel sensor, 10x optical range and 3 inch LCD screen. Released in February 2010, it shares the same body, lens and screen as the higher-specified HX5,...

By eTech Reviews on

Sum and Substance:Thumbs Up:Lightweight and compact design, excellent value for money, quality of photos is really good.Thumbs Down:Shooting performance is slowThe Whiz Kid Speaks:Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 is 4.1 inches wide, 1.1 inches deep, 2.2 inches...

By cnet on 70

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 is a compact megazoom camera that is capable of taking some excellent photos, just at a leisurely pace, but at a good...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Well priced and with competitive image quality, but in other respects it cant compete with cameras costing just a little more...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Those looking for an ideal travel companion should check out Sony's offering in the high resolution, high zoom camera stakes. Includes a few neat and unique features, such as the quick fire, automatic stitching Sweep Panorama, but there's not...

By The Imaging Resource on

Sony's Cyber-shot H55 is a capable compact that promises a nice set of features in a pocketable package. With a 10x optical, wide-angle zoom it delivers fairly robust, good quality optics in a camera that's just 1.1-inches thick. While she...

By Photography Bay on

All in all, the H55 looks to be a decent camera for folks not wanting or needing to go all the way up to the HX5V. The Sony H55 still has some powerful features and a whole lot of resolution to work with at 14.1MP. The Sweep Panorama mode...

International Review By CNET France on 70

Sony propose une dclinaison plus accessible de son Cybershot...

International Review By on 70

Die Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 bietet eine ausgezeichnete Bildqualitt, ein flexibles Objektiv sowie manuelle Einstellungsmglichkeiten. Lediglich die langsame Ansprechverhalten der Kamera trbt den ansonsten sehr guten Gesamteindruck....

International Review By Netzwelt on

Brauchbare Bilder und umstndliche Bedienung Auf den ersten Blick hnelt die Sony Cybershot H55 der GPS-Kamera HX5V wie ein Ei dem anderen. Doch der Test bringt deutliche Unterschiede zutage, deren Ursache die unterschiedliche Technik im...

International Review By on

Die Sony Cybershot DSC-H55 gehrt zu den wenigen Kompaktkameras, die einen manuellen Modus vorweisen knnen. Insgesamt eine ordentliche Leistung zum fairen...

International Review By on

Kompakte 10-fach-Zoomkamera mit 25 mm Weitwinkel und manuellem Modus zum angemessenen Preis. Die Bildqualitt lsst bei ISO 400 merklich nach, trotzdem erreicht die Sony Cybershot DSC-H55 insgesamt 53,5 Punkte und liegt damit immerhin ein...