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Sony DSC-S2100

67

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Sony DSC-S2100

$288.88
$111.44 $177 cheaper than 79 days ago
Sony DSC-S2100
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 12.1MP 3x 1" Feb 2010
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Sony DSC-S2100 12.1MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom with Digital Steady Shot Image Stabilization and 3.0 inch LCD (Silver)
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Sony DSC-S2100 Review

With very good reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-S2100 number 732 across all digital cameras.
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1 Review
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Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 62%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Very light
7.5cm/3" clear photo LCD - clear photo LCD screen (230k dot) offers excellent detail, high contrast and wide viewing angle
SteadyShot - reduces blur during handheld shooting for clearer images in low light conditions
Intelligent auto - automatically adjusts exposure and other settings for optimum results in a wide range of shooting situations
Face detection - automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits
3x optical zoom lens - high quality optics for crisp, clear images at all zoom settings
Scene selection - A choice of eight scene modes makes it easy to get excellent results under a wide range of conditions
Smile shutter - automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children/adults
Easy shooting mode - fuss-free operation for beginners with simplified controls and easy-to-read on-screen instructions
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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Sony DSC-S2100 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the DSC-S2100 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The DSC-S2100's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DSC-S2100's optical zoom of 3x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-S2100 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The DSC-S2100's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The DSC-S2100's weight of only 137g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 27% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-S2100 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Sony DSC-S2100's digital zoom of 6x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the DSC-S2100 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Internal Memory

The DSC-S2100's internal memory of only 6MB is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DSC-S2100's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 24% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony DSC-S2100's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the DSC-S2100 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 170 Battery Life

The DSC-S2100 is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of cameras is 1x, the highest is 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The DSC-S2100's maximum playback zoom of only 1x is in the lowest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-S2100 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony s2100orange, sony s2100silver, sony s2100black, dscs2100d.cee8

Barcodes:

00027242776807, 00027242776814, 04905524663914, 04905524663921, 04905524664003, 04905524664010, 04905524664089, 05013493156463

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