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Sony DSC-W610

Sony DSC-W610
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A good spec and classic compact camera
Compact 14.1MP 4x Yes Jan 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-W610 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony DSC-W610 as follows:
86
Reviews
110 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 68%, based on 110 reviews.
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:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Sweep panorama mode (up to 360)
Intelligent auto mode
Soft skin mode
Self-Portrait timer
14.1 megapixel super HAD CCD image sensor
Face detection technology
Intelligent scene recognition mode
2.7 (230k dots) clear photo LCD display
Smile shutter technology
Dynamic range optimizer
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Sony DSC-W610 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony DSC-W610?

The Sony DSC-W610 is 92.9mm wide and 52.4mm tall. It is 19.3mm deep and weighs 0.097kg.

Sony DSC-W610 front dimensions
Sony DSC-W610 size in context

Sony DSC-W610 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The DSC-W610 has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the DSC-W610 of only 14.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 66% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DSC-W610 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 40% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-W610 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony DSC-W610 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The DSC-W610's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Sony DSC-W610 of 2.8 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 78% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-W610 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Lighter Than Average

The DSC-W610's weight of only 97g is lighter than 97% of all cameras when ordered 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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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Sony DSC-W610's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is larger than 76% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-W610 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Lighter Than Average

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg. The weight of the DSC-W610 of only 0.097kg is lighter than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the DSC-W610 of 9x is in the biggest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony DSC-W610 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the DSC-W610 of 26mm is in the longest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other cameras, the DSC-W610 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DSC-W610 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The playback zoom (max) of cameras range from 1x to 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The Sony DSC-W610's maximum playback zoom of only 8x is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Sony DSC-W610's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the DSC-W610 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the DSC-W610 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 94% of all cameras when sorted 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 DSC-W610's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-W610 features face detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-W610 supports 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 digital cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W610 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw610sceh, sony sd416gb, dscw610gcee9, dscw610lcee8, sonydscw610g, sonydscw610l, dscw610gcee8, dscw610gceh, dscw610lceh

Barcodes:

00027242840485, 00027242840492, 00027242840508, 00027242840515, 00027242840522, 00613165711300, 03610170728184, 03610170728191, 03610170728207, 03610170728214, 03610170729730, 04905524849356, 04905524849363, 04905524849370, 04905524849387, 04905524849394, 04905524849400, 04905524849424, 04905524849431, 04905524849448, 04905524849653, 05711045373299, 07501450762058, 07501450762096, 07501450762119

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