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Sony DSC-W530

70

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Sony DSC-W530

Sony DSC-W530
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A classic and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 14.1MP 4x No Jan 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-W530 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W530 number 991 across all digital cameras.
86
Reviews
156 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Experience the whole picture
Beautiful portraits made simple
Better looking pictures made easy
Pack more into every scene
Upload the moment
Lower than average megapixels
Does not feature contrast adjustment

Sony DSC-W530 Video Reviews

Sony DSC-W530 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the DSC-W530 of only 14.1MP is lower than 66% of all cameras when sorted 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 typical of many cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony DSC-W530 of only 4x is in the smallest 25% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the DSC-W530 of 0.625s is in the fastest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

The DSC-W530's weight of only 97g is very light compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-W530 features smile detection, unlike 97% of digital cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

Like most other cameras, the DSC-W530 does not feature contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W530 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The DSC-W530's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DSC-W530 of 8x is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the DSC-W530 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 49% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W530 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The DSC-W530's maximum playback zoom of only 1x is very low compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 99% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

Sony_W530_Green_CB_GM_P68, sony dscw530b, dscw530p.cee8, sony dscw530s, sony dscw530l, dscw530g.cee8, sony dscw530p, dscw530lcee8, dscw530g.ceh, dscw530bcee8, dscw530p.ceh, dscw530black, dscw530bceh, dscw530lceh

Barcodes:

00027242808553, 00027242808560, 00027242808577, 00027242808584, 00027242808591, 03355830043985, 03610170013495, 03610170025344, 03610170025849, 03610170032090, 03610170535621, 04905524707519, 04905524751260, 04905524751284, 04905524751307, 04905524751314, 04905524751321, 04905524751338, 04905524751345, 04905524751352, 04905524751369, 04905524751376, 04905524751383, 04905524751406, 04905524767131, 04905524799682, 05711045123542, 07501450761532

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