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Sony DSC-WX70
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Sony DSC-WX70 Digital Camera

16.2MP 5x CMOS 1/2.3" Oct 2013
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review site Chip.de scored this camera 73%.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 14,994 expert and user reviews, Sony has good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age, the digital zoom of the DSC-WX70 of 72 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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3D Compatible

The DSC-WX70 is 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX70 are not 3D compatible.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This camera supports a Memory Stick (MS)|microSDHC|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-WX70 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX70, the DSC-WX70 supports video recording.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

Cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX70 have megapixel counts of between 0.3MP and 46MP. The DSC-WX70 has one of the higher megapixel counts (16.2 megapixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX70, the DSC-WX70 has a built-in flash.

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Has Four Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the DSC-WX70 is more than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The image editing modes "Crop", "Rotating" and "Trimming" are also found on this digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX70 has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Sony camera have still image resolutions of 1920 x 1080 and 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592. Across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX70 the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±2EV (1/2| 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very High Display Resolution

The DSC-WX70 has one of the higher display resolutions (921,600 pixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average display resolution of compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 400,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The Sony DSC-WX70 has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds (12,800) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this age and spec have maximum ISO speeds of between 200 and 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DSC-WX70 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-WX70 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 camera). This Sony camera also support a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 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 camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Sony DSC-WX70 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX70. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite small minimum aperture (only 2.6) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average minimum aperture of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3.2.

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Light

The DSC-WX70 is one of the lighter digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX70 (only 98 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX70 have weights of between 20g and 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Very Thin

The thinnest similar spec digital camera that has been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX70 is 4mm deep and the thickest is 2,200mm. At only 19.1 millimeters, the DSC-WX70 is fairly thin compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-WX70 the widths range from 16mm to 470mm. The DSC-WX70 is fairly narrow (only 92.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Short

With a height of only 52 millimeters, the DSC-WX70 is fairly short compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-WX70. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the heights range from 10mm to 750mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Sony DSC-WX70 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age do have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-WX70 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the DSC-WX70 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-WX70 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-WX70 the optical zooms range from 2.7x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x. At only 5 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX70.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX70. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speeds of digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 0.0005s to 250s. The DSC-WX70 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds (only 4 seconds) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

At only 125 millimeters, the DSC-WX70 has a quite short maximum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. The maximum focal lengths of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-WX70 range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The DSC-WX70 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The DSC-WX70 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Sony digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The DSC-WX70 has a quite big minimum ISO speed (100) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 1,600.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX70

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the DSC-WX70 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX70.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX70 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
USB Connector Type
PC Connectivity
USB Connector
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Histogram
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Face Detection
Night Mode
USB 3.0 Port
Trimming
Rotating

Expert Reviews

(3)
21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,2 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

24 October 2013

Zu den wichtigsten Features zählen ein 15,9-Megapixel-Sensor, ein 5-fach optischer Zoom und ein 3,0-Zoll-Touchscreen. In der Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX70 ist ein 15,9-Megapixel-CMOS-Sensor verbaut,... Read more…

6 March 2013

Sony stellt der ultra-kompakten WX50 das Sondermodell WX70 zur Seite. Die Unterschiede liegen im größeren 3-Zoll-Display, über das Sie die Kamera auch steuern. Denn die winzigen Tasten der WX50... Read more…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscwx70, sony dscwx70s, sony dscwx70w, sony dscwx70p, sony dscwx70b, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1b, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1bd, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1bdl
Barcodes 00027242273320, 00027242842793, 00027242842809, 00027242842816, 00610074527190, 00617401919635, 00639713890563, 04905524831931, 04905524831948, 04905524831955, 04905524831962, 04905524831979, 04905524831986, 04905524832006, 04905524854992, 04905524855012, 04905524855036
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