Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jan 26, 2005, 5:43 PM   #1
Vinny77's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 35

I just got the Sony w1 and love it so far. But now i see the w5 for the same price. is it worth the trade in with amazon, should i return this one to get the W5
Vinny77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Jan 26, 2005, 5:55 PM   #2
Senior Member
CyberShotNut's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 673

You will see no image quality difference between the W1 and W5, as far as I see the W5 will be slightly slimmer than the W1 with a little better flash. Technology advancementswith digital cameras (as well as all electronics)is never ending.
CyberShotNut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 26, 2005, 6:25 PM   #3
virgil_dlv's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 34

If you are getting it at the same price, then it's probably worth the trade up.

Butthe W5will retain the current SRP ($350) of the older model, while the W1 will get discounted down to $250-300

Hopefully the W5 has all theimprovements people asked for in the W1... but checking SonyStyleat http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/SY_DisplayProductInformation-Start?ProductSKU=DSCW5&Dept=dcc_DIDigitalCamer as&CategoryName=dcc_DIDigitalCameras_Cyber-shotDigitalCameras

indicates these differences:

2.5" LCD resolution dropped from 123K to 115K pixels

32MB built-in memory instead of a free 32MB memory stick

Replaced access door for MS and A/V with rubber cover

Updated picture package (v1.6 vs 1.0)
virgil_dlv is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 4:47 PM.