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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220

$198.00
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
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A low cost and award winning compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 18.2MP 10x Yes Mar 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 number 13 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
483 Reviews + 2 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Bigger than average optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Has an image stabilizer
An exmor R CMOS sensor
BIONZ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction
Sony G lens with 10x optical zoom
Simple sharing and control with wi-fi and NFC
Optical steadyshot reduces blur, even in low light

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is 92.3mm wide and 52.4mm tall. It is 21.6mm deep and weighs 105g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Phenomenally Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $198.00 it is still cheaper than 84% of cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 of £157.99 ($157.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $40.01.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Cybershot DSC-WX220's sensor megapixels of 18.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-WX220 of 10x is in the biggest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Cybershot DSC-WX220 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Cybershot DSC-WX220 of only 105g is lighter than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-WX220 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The Cybershot DSC-WX220 is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 of 20x is in the biggest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-WX220's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Cybershot DSC-WX220 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-WX220 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 70% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-WX220's maximum aperture number of only 5.9 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 90% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 of only 25mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony 4905524980790, sony dscwx220bceh, sony dscwx220pce3, sony n096011w, sony wx220, 70063g3

Barcodes:

00027242876934, 00027242876958, 04056572579372, 04905524980721, 04905524980738, 04905524980745, 04905524980752, 04905524980790

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