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Sony DSC-W570

hardwarezone.com.sg Silver
An award winning and fully featured 16.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-W570 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Sony DSC-W570 as follows for Summary.
82
162 Reviews + 1 Award
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 162 reviews.
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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is fairly priced and is a good size.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Light
Quite small display diagonal
Quite slow start-up time

Sony DSC-W570 Video Reviews


Sony DSC-W570 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this camera was great. Hardwarezone.com.sg gave this Sony digital camera a "Silver" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Cameras.co.uk the average expert rating of this Sony camera is 66 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 141 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 87%. Over 83% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

10 customers considered that it was easy to use and two people who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

Very Good Brand

We checked 29,814 expert and owner reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money.

  • Brands cater to this audience by offering relatively affordable cameras that boast of neat features, such as high…
    Firstpost.com December 2011
  • GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY…
    Shani (Amazon) - December 2011
  • Otherwise good value of money…
    Sae-raj (Amazon) - October 2011

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Five people who bought the Sony DSC-W570 thought it was compact and three people considered that it was thin.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

  • The video is good quality…
  • Only one negative thing is that sometimes it gives "pink line" in the picture and video, when light spot on the lens at a certain angle…
    Sae-raj (Amazon) - October 2011

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was neat.

  • Brands cater to this audience by offering relatively affordable cameras that boast of neat features, such as high…
    Firstpost.com December 2011
  • It's so beautiful & cute like a doll…
    Tala (Amazon) - May 2011
  • The camera is small, neat (slips into one's pocket very easily)…

Users Report Good Product Quality

Six customers who bought it mentioned that it was good quality.

  • It's uncomfortable to use and its image quality is merely adequate…
  • We think it's hard to use and its picture quality isn't as good as what we…
  • Superb item, best quality for size on market…
  • The video is good quality and the battery lasted the length of a 6 day holiday without a recharge…
  • For me it is very simple to use, takes great quality pictures, large display screen plus is still small in size…
    Al (Amazon) - April 2011
  • Picture quality excellent and full of features…
    Mrplanet (Amazon) - November 2011
  • Great camera, high quality resolution pictures…
    Chris (Amazon) - September 2013
  • The picture quality is great with some minor issues at the very edges…

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three customers said in their reviews that it had good features.

  • Brands cater to this audience by offering relatively affordable cameras that boast of neat features, such as high…
    Firstpost.com December 2011
  • It scores well for ease of use and has one or two features that you may find hard to find with o…
    Cameras.co.uk April 2011
  • Anyway as far as features are concerned it has everything you could want in a camera for a point…
  • Picture quality excellent and full of features…
    Mrplanet (Amazon) - November 2011

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Features

Average Megapixel

The DSC-W570 has a relatively average megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Light

The weights of digital cameras range from 1g to 1.5kg. With a weight of only 100 grams, the DSC-W570 is one of the lighter cameras amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the DSC-W570 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-W570 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the DSC-W570 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on digital cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W570 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.6, the DSC-W570 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W570 supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-W570 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras also feature smile detection.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. At 10 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-W570 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W570 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras also feature smile detection.

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Light

Cameras have weights of between 0.097kg and 360kg, and the average weight is 12kg. The DSC-W570 is very light (only 0.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Slow Start-Up Time

The Sony DSC-W570 has one of the slower start-up times (1,700 millisecond) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the start-up times range from 1ms to 2,000ms.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-W570 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras do support Full HD video.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-W570 features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-W570 does not feature contrast adjustment, unlike most of the other cameras which feature contrast adjustment.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-W570 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Sony camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 7152 x 1080 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Features Face Detection

The Sony DSC-W570 features face detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of only 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-W570 has one of the lower playback zoom (max) amongst cameras of this age. The average playback zoom (max) of cameras is 10x.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in September 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscw570pceh, dsc-w570(violet), dscw570v.cee8, sony 161mp
Barcodes 00027242808621, 00027242816213, 03610170012887, 03610170020950, 03610170037507, 04905524752304, 04905524752441, 04905524752458, 04905524752465, 04905524752533, 04905524752601, 04905524752656, 04905524752786, 04905524752793, 04905524757996, 04905524758009, 07501450761396, 07501450761419, 08427247079750, 08427247079767, 08427247079774, 08427247079781

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