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18.2MP 20x CMOS Feb 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
- 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor- Shoot blur-free photos with Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation- Capture bright, detailed photos with an 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor- Enjoy smooth, low-noise images... More
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40 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This Sony camera has received four awards from digital camera experts.

The experts at Ephotozine, Camera Labs and Expert Reviews all thought that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by PhotographyBlog.com who thought that this Sony camera was great.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100. That puts this compact camera digital camera in the top 10% of all the cameras of this spec and age.

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this compact camera digital camera is 86 out of 100 based on 946 user reviews.

Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Adrian Menear mentioned on Amazon “Build quality- feels lightweight, plasticky”. Adrian Menear also mentioned “The photos are very inconsistent in quality; still getting circles on several pictures”. An Amazon Customer she said on Amazon “Without considering this was expecting to be able to take the same high quality photos”.

Nice Design

Several Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers who purchased this digital camera thought it was good looking. Albragg mentioned “This is pretty easy to "adjust" out of” in their Sony DSC-WX350 review and rated it 5 stars. Albragg also said “The manual the comes with the camera is pretty abbreviated”. An Amazon Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and she wrote on Amazon “The zoom is very good, colour rendition is pretty spot on compared to how I see things with my own eyes”.

Some people who purchased it considered that it was smooth. R. Voorhees rated this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Smooth, smooth video on par with a GoPro without the fish eye effect” in their review of this digital camera. Rsg said “We love the size as it does actually fit in a front pocket of jeans easily, with it's rounded corners for smooth recovery when you want to use it” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350. Rusty wrote in his review “Results are fantastic!Video is very smooth and with built in optical stability, looks great! Shoots Full HD at 60fps.20x zoom is terrific” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Four Sony DSC-WX350 owners who reviewed it thought it was neat. Anealabhan rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Neat litte camera with superb image quality”. Two years ago Katharine Kirby said “The white camera is smart and tidy in appearance” nonetheless she gave the Sony DSC-WX350 a rating of 40 out of 100. Mtait wrote “Camera is really neat and compact”.

Two people who purchased this digital camera thought it was well designed. Bhp scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The software is very well designed and intuitive to use”.

One person who purchased the Sony DSC-WX350 concluded that it was retro. Barry Evans wrote “The "retro" if fun”.

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Robust

A few people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was well made. Adrian Menear mentioned on Amazon “Easily breakable, compared to the more solid DSC-W690 I was using” in his Sony DSC-WX350 review. Anealabhan said in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350 “There are many image enhancing features built in”. Craig G. Williams scored it 5 stars and he wrote “Show brilliant detail! Well worth the money! Great build quality again from Sony Only thing to note is this camera only takes large SD cards”.

Some people who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Amanda O Donovan scored the product 5 stars and she said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon in October “It is hugely robust”. Glamourpanther wrote “I love the Olympus Tough line.”. I. Cunningham said on Amazon two years ago “Takes wonderfully crisp, detailed and rich photos, robust and yet light to hold” in their review of this digital camera.

Several customers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Dixie wrote “Turns out the lens is made of plastic so it scratches really easy” in her review of the Sony DSC-WX350. Dixie also mentioned “The cameras are great (except for the plastic easily damage lens) and I am glad I now have a back up just in case”.

Several Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers wrote that the product was reliable. Amazon Customer rated it 80 out of 100 and said last year “Fast and reliable it's great for taking pictures of the kids”. Harrison Kisner mentioned on Amazon also last year “Headed back to trusty Nikon” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Technical Features

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-WX350 had good features. A. Musgrave said “An excellent compact digital camera, with great features including good optical zoom”. An Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and she said in her review on Amazon this month “One of the best features in my opinion is being able to transfer the pictures to my pc via wifi”. C. Brown scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Whilst the wealth of features will allow you to set your own pictures” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Battery Life

Twenty-six customers who bought it considered that it had a good battery life. Cal mentioned on Amazon this year “Battery life is super- duper” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350. Chris319 mentioned on Amazon in the same month “User interface are OK and the battery charges while hooked up to a computer via USB” but despite that they only rated it 60 out of 100. Customer mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The battery is fantastic and the images are great” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350.

Good Connectivity

A number of Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. In October last year Anealabhan mentioned in their review on Amazon “The camera has Wi-fi capability allowing the transfer of photos from the camera to a computer, tablet or smartphone” and rated the Sony DSC-WX350 4 stars. Bears Fan Jim mentioned “WiFi works fine, set up to remote control the camera by my Samsung tablet” in their Sony DSC-WX350 review. Delphine Darcel scored the product 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “The wifi transfer was quick and easy”.

Some customers thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Bhp mentioned in their review of this digital camera “As a much more pocketable all rounder with excellent connectivity it is far superior in my view” . Sam and Linda Wyrick said in his review of the Sony DSC-WX350 “Simple connectivity to smartphones via WiFi WITH NFC3." Translation for those not immediately technically enabled (like me”.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had gps.

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of USB connections. In October this year Patrick L. said “Charging is via USB, so there's no additional wires or adapters needed when travelling which is a real win” in his review.

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Easy to Use

A few Sony DSC-WX350 owners said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-WX350 was easy to use. Albragg rated this digital camera 5 stars and wrote last year “It will really come in handy on a trip to Alaska later this month! Sony suggesst that you use their "Play Memories Home" program to interface with the camera”. In October Amanda O Donovan wrote “Absolutely adore it and have had a number of comments about the quality and the zoom abilities! Don't need to be an expert to use it for excellent pictures”. Amazon Customer wrote in their Sony DSC-WX350 review on Amazon “Easy to use, compact and much better than using phones!Bought an alternative to using an SLR or phone this compact is perfectly pocket size”.

Some people agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Annemcd mentioned on Amazon “It is very user friendly and has lots of settings”. Bobby's Master said in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350 on Amazon “If you rotate it once the camera is active, you will be taken to a menu to fine tune your options”. Bobby's Master also wrote “The menus are easy to navigate”.

Three customers who purchased the Sony DSC-WX350 thought it was easy to handle. Derek Marshall mentioned on Amazon “Excellent handling, optical zoom is better than expected” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX350 and rated it 5 stars. Mr. T. M. Burns wrote on Amazon “Have been using the camera mainly in auto mode which has been handling the variety of conditions very well”. Mr. T. M. Burns also mentioned “The low light handling is very good using the scene modes”.

A number of people thought this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Delphine Darcel wrote on Amazon “That way I feel comfortable throwing the camera in my purse or sticking it in a pocket” in her review. Displaced Californian wrote in their review on Amazon “Ordered this and I’m much more comfortable with having MAS-Priority modes”. Jsf said two years ago “All in all it's a great camera for those that want something compact to hold in a pocket or small case when not in use”.

A few people wrote that this digital camera was easy to setup. Last year Anealabhan said on Amazon “It was a bit fiddly to set up, involving the installation of the Sony PlayMemories app”. C. Brown mentioned “The WiFi is quick and easy to set-up (tested on a Windows OS) meaning you can upload shots to social media sites with ease” . Katharine Kirby wrote in her review “The camera takes a moment to set up the correct shooting operations, which slows you down” but she only scored it 2 stars.

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Good Size

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. A few weeks ago Amanda O Donovan gave it a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned “Better than I would have expected for the compact size”. Amazon Customer wrote “Great compact camera”. Anne Lindsay wrote “Just what my husband wanted from a small compact camera”.

Seven people who purchased this digital camera considered that it was lightweight. In October this year Bruce S. Ruck mentioned on Amazon “It is small, lightweight and takes excellent photos”. Fortherelax rated it 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I loooove this camera! It's very lightweight and easy to use”. Gill M. said “Its small and lightweight.”.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-WX350 was a good size. Amazon Customer wrote this month “I love it; ideal size to have with me most of the time”. Barbara Wright scored it 4 stars and she mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Nice size pocket camera”. Last year Pen Name: =) wrote “Nice size, terrible image quality” but even so they rated it 1 stars.

Several Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers who purchased the Sony DSC-WX350 considered that it was heavy and bulky. Cat B gave the Sony DSC-WX350 a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “I recommend buying it if you don't want a bulky point and shoot”. J. Holst said in their review of this digital camera in October last year “Museums without having something bulky to carry around”. L. Carter wrote on Amazon “It's a great way to have something far better than images from your telephone, without taking the heavy bag” in their Sony DSC-WX350 review.

Some Sony DSC-WX350 owners agreed that it was a good weight. Displaced Californian said in their review of this digital camera “This will probably make a good backpacking camera due to it’s light weight, great image quality”. Waynets wrote “Very easy to use, small, light weight and feels solidly built” in their Sony DSC-WX350 review. Two years ago Yarii (cat Mom) mentioned on Amazon “This camera is lighter weight and to me” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some customers reckoned that the product was able to produce good images. A. Cruz mentioned “Started out taking good photos.”. Adrian Menear wrote in his Sony DSC-WX350 review “The zoom- powerful enough for good wildlife pictures at 30 feet” although he gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Alexicon scored it very highly and mentioned two years ago “This take fabulous pictures”.

A number of customers who reviewed the Sony DSC-WX350 said that it was good in low light. Bears Fan Jim mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Both are very proficient in low light and have remarkable zoom for such a small body”. Dr B.a. Brown said “Small Camera with a powerful zoom, good in low-light scenarios” in their review. Dr B.a. Brown also mentioned “It's the only one in its price range that has an whopping ISO of up to 12800 which is useful for low-light situations”.

A few Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers wrote that the Sony DSC-WX350 had a good image sensor. Delphine Darcel gave it a rating of 5 stars and she wrote in her review on Amazon “I started out with a Sony Nex 3n which is an excellent camera with a full size APS sensor”. In October last year G Hooper gave the product a very good rating and mentioned “Firstly, this camera has a small sensor (although typical or compacts) combined with a rather "slow" lens (again this is typical of compacts”. R. Voorhees said on Amazon two years ago “The sensor is amazing”.

A number of Sony DSC-WX350 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Bobby's Master gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The wheel for the shooting modes is nice” in their review of this digital camera. Edward gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “I got a full day of shooting off the little guy (which would be 10 hours of roaming auto shows”. Harrison Kisner said in his Sony DSC-WX350 review on Amazon “Was really happy with it shooting outdoors until used indoors at night with flash” yet he only scored the product 2 stars.

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Good Quality Lens

Several people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Albragg said “I bought this camera to replace a similar older Sony that has a 5X optical zoom”. Amazon Customer said in their Sony DSC-WX350 review on Amazon “Zoom is impressive”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Bought for the long zoom and have found its sharpness”.

Nineteen Sony DSC-WX350 owners reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Craigrv wrote two years ago “Its not very consistent at all as fat as focus to produce sharp images” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only scored the product 40 out of 100. Delphine Darcel mentioned “The lens can be fully extended to reach 500mm and the focus is fast”. Emily wrote in her Sony DSC-WX350 review “Lovely camera! Focusing can sometimes be a little temperamental”.

Eight customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a good lens. Brad Bennett wrote “I bought this camera on October 3, 2014 and the flash finally blew out plus the lens stopped opening properly” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX350 and scored the product very highly. Guy Wallis wrote “O good camera with a good lens and plenty of features”. Peter. D Granville-Edmunds gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Wanted a good lens for close details of my art work”.

Several Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers who bought it thought it had a good image stabiliser. J W wrote in their review “Image stabilization better than most”. Olivier Choquet mentioned on Amazon “The stabilisation is fantastic (my wife always used to make blur shots” in their review of this digital camera. Rts mentioned “Size 20X Optical zoom (40X Digital) Excellent battery life Good image quality Very good image stabilizer HD movies Cons” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

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Good Video Capture

Some Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers concluded that it was good for video recording. Anonymous wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in October last year “Even doing a simple video”. Bobby's Master wrote “The biggest improvement on my old camera is the video mode; the HD resolution is a big step up, as is the sound capture” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Borocay said on Amazon “It works great outdoors and the 1080p/60fps video is very nice”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few customers who bought the Sony DSC-WX350 considered that it was noisy. Fiveform said on Amazon “At auto ISO captures between 80~800 there was minimal over sharpening and noise reduction, colors were bright” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX350. Horace wrote this year “In low light it is much better with less noise” in his Sony DSC-WX350 review. Patrick L. he wrote in October “Night time shots without flash can be a bit noisy (speckly” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX350.

Top Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the DSC-WX350 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased digital cameras in the last 3 months.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people who bought this digital camera mentioned that it had a good screen. An Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Then viewing it full screen on my desktop pc is very disappointing” in her review. Displaced Californian mentioned on Amazon “Articulating screen is nice for that as well” in their review and scored this digital camera 4 stars. Displaced Californian also said “Did some macros as well and didn’t look good on the camera screen”.

A few people who reviewed the product considered that it had a good viewfinder. Barbara Wright said on Amazon “I don't like that there is no electronic view finder”. Trevor S said in his review of this digital camera “The only thing I miss is a viewfinder” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Good Brand

We checked 14,929 user and expert reviews for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

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Good Support

Seven customers said that it had good technical guidance. This year An Amazon Customer mentioned “It's more of a quick start guide”. An Amazon Customer also mentioned “You can find the detailed manual here”. Jlawrence mentioned in their Sony DSC-WX350 review “It does have a panoramic option and I have read the instructions and it seems easy to use” and gave the Sony DSC-WX350 a rating of 5 stars.

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-WX350 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. When compared to other digital cameras of this age and type, the DSC-WX350's digital zoom of 40 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 40x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX200.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX350 which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Sony DSC-WX350 supports WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX200 is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

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This camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-WX200 (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony DSC-WX350 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX350 do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX200.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

The DSC-WX350 has a fairly high megapixel count (18.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-WX350. The average megapixel count of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX350 is 14MP, and the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 18.2MP cameras and we think the Sony DSC-WX200 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX350 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest optical zoom of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2x and the biggest is 50x.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX350, the DSC-WX350 has an image stabiliser.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Sony DSC-WX200 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The DSC-WX350 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX200 is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Sony DSC-WX350 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX350.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX350 has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 4896 x 3264, 3648 x 2432, 2592 x 1728, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 4896 x 2752, 3648 x 2056, 1920 x 1080, 3664 x 3664, 2736 x 2736, 1920 x 1920, 7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920, 4912 x 1080 and 3424 x 1920 and 11520 x 1080. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of this type and age is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The DSC-WX350 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of this age and type. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony camera.

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470 Shots Per Battery Charge

The DSC-WX350 is a digital camera that takes 470 shots shots per battery charge.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The DSC-WX350 has a quite high maximum ISO speed (12,800) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX350. Compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX350 have maximum ISO speeds of between 3 and 52,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Sony DSC-WX350 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras of this spec and age.

Across comparable types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX350 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-WX350.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX350 is 400,000 pixels. The DSC-WX350 has a fairly high display resolution (460,800 pixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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TFT Display

The Sony DSC-WX350 has a TFT display which is better than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the display ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on cameras of this age and type.

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Short

The shortest digital camera of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX350 is 16mm tall, the tallest is 750mm, and the average height is 61mm. The Sony DSC-WX350 is quite short (only 54.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

A number of Sony DSC-WX350 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it did not have good exposure controls. James Mccuskey wrote “Exposure compensation has no effect on this” in his review. James Mccuskey also mentioned “There is no flash exposure compensation”. Jsf wrote in their review of this digital camera “Exposure compensation mode is not easy to get to” but even so they still gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Bad Environmental Credentials

One Sony DSC-WX350 reviewer who reviewed the Sony DSC-WX350 wrote that it was not good in terms of recycling. Mmb said on Amazon “Recycle of flash can slow you down indoors with multiple shots of moving targets”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Sony DSC-WX350 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX350.

Other digital cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to consider include the Sony DSC-WX200 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX350 are not 3D compatible. The DSC-WX350 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-WX200 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX350 do not have a GPS. The DSC-WX350 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-WX350 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX350 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The DSC-WX350 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX350. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the DSC-WX350 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The shooting modes "Manual" and "Movie" are also found on this camera.

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Only Features Two Auto Focus

The Sony DSC-WX350 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Contrast Detection Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Sony DSC-WX350 has a quite short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX350. Cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX350 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 13s.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

Compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX350 have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.9, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. At 3.5, the DSC-WX350 has a fairly large minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX350.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX350

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Sony DSC-WX350 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX350.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Sony DSC-WX350 has a better sensor type than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-WX200 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

The DSC-WX350 has a fairly typical weight (137 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX200 (105g) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
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Design
Colour
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Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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5 June 2015

Jump to our Best Compact cameras, Ultra-zoom cameras and Bridge camerasTo make this article easier to browse, and to make it easier for you to find the camera you're after, we've split it into... Read more…

Very compact, lightweight body
20x stablilized optical zoom
1080 5060 HD videoBuiltin Wifi with NFC
470 shot battery life
Compact and light for a 20x zoom camera
Lens quality at the edges
Poor screen visibility outdoors
No exposure compensation on control wheel
Basic Wifi functions
Not much of an improvement on the W 300
25 June 2014

For the vast majority of people, the compact camera is dead. Today's smartphones take good enough pictures, easily fit in our pockets, and are always with us. But there are situations where the... Read more…

17 June 2014

Camera Labs

The Sony WX350 is a compact super-zoom with a 20x optical range, 3 inch 460k dot LCD screen and an 18.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor. So far, so ordinary you might think, but the WX350 fits all of that... Read more…

PhotographyBlog.com

Travelzoom cameras (compact cameras with upwards of an 18x zoom range) are hot property in the camera world, and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350's USP is that it's the world's smallest and lightest... Read more…

8 May 2014

The Sony Cybershot WX350 is an extremely small camera, particularly when you consider it packs a 20x optical zoom lens and Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi and NFC make it easy to share images with smartphones...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 3 December 2014 by Italianexperiment
Italianexperiment would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX350 (Verified Purchase)

I say gamble in that I sort of panicked and just picked a camera based on what a sales person represented. It was an open box deal, so I saved $50 which also made it somewhat a gamble. My camera... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2014 by Tesla
Tesla would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX350 (Verified Purchase)

After spending months researching a camera to take to a Paramore/Fall Out Boy concert I ended buying this one. I already have a DSLR but obviously I wouldn't be let in with that at the venue. I... Read more…

Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Anthony1951

Bought this camera for my wife pre a holiday to Niagara Falls & New York. Very impressed with the cameras ability in all conditions, the zoom range and 18mp results. Well done Sony...

Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Kalin
Kalin would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX350 (Verified Purchase)

Camera works as expected. Light, small, easy to handle and use but patience and dedication needed to take full advantage of features Fast.enough to shoot unexpected moving targets . Batteries... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Saurabh
Saurabh would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX350 (Verified Purchase)

Good decent camera for its size and takes sharp pictures in perfect light conditions. In low light conditions, the picture quality is good but sharpness / contrasts are not impressive...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscwx350wce3
Barcodes 00027242877900, 00027242877917, 00840014119691, 00845251073133, 00845251073225, 04905524981056, 04905524981063, 04905524981070, 04905524981087, 04905524981094, 04905524981100, 04905524981155, 04905524981179, 04905524981186, 05054230862544

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