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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70

$421.99
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70
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A good spec and bargain price compact camera
Compact 16.2MP 5x No Mar 2012
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 number 281 in best selling cameras and number 480 across all digital cameras.
73
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Only 640 x 480 still image resolution
Not waterproof

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How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 is 92.2mm wide and 52mm tall. It is 19.1mm deep and weighs 98g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 front dimensions
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 53% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $421.99 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-WX70 of 16.2MP is in the highest 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-WX70's optical zoom of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 48% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-WX70 of 2.6 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 78% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-WX70 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Lighter Than Average

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Cybershot DSC-WX70's weight of only 98g is very light compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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

The Cybershot DSC-WX70's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm is in the longest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-WX70 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 22% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Night Mode

The Cybershot DSC-WX70 has a night mode. 96% of cameras do not have a night mode.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Cybershot DSC-WX70 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-WX70 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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3D

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Cybershot DSC-WX70 of 922,000 pixels is in the highest 22% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Cybershot DSC-WX70 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-WX70 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 of 72x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 96% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX70 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that 92% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-WX70's maximum aperture number of 6.3 is larger than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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