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Sony DSC-W650

Sony DSC-W650
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A fully featured and classic compact digital camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Jan 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-W650 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Sony DSC-W650 as follows:
85
Reviews
3 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 63%.
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 great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
M/3" clear photo lcd: large, high quality LCD screen (230k dot resolution) offers excellent detail, high contrast and wide viewing an
Memories home: pre-installed software makes it easy to transfer images to PC for viewing, editing, printing, emailing, web uploads and m
Amera retouching: funin-camera still image retouchingfunctions including trimming, red-eye correction, unsharp mask
Amera guide: get on-screen tips and information on operating your camera without leafing through instruction manu
shooting mode: fuss-free operation for beginners with large, easy-to-read on-screen instructi
portrait timer: detects correct framing when camera is held at arm's length; shutter fires automatically for great self portra
E shutter: automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children / adu
detection: automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits and priority selectable for children / adu
Utput: view video and still images on HD TV (requires optional cable): phototv HD enhances viewing on compatible BRAV
Lideshow with music: fun image display with effects and music on LCD or connected HD
Sweep panorama: sweep the camera and grab extra-wide images of landscapes, city scenes and tall buildings; new 360 mode captures an all-round v
Very small optical zoom
Cal steadyshot active mode: cuts shaky camera movements when shooting video, even while walking or zooming: optical steadyshot cuts blur when shooting sti
HD movie: record smooth, high quality HD video clips using motion JPEG format (720p): optical zoom possible during video shoot
Stic picture effect modes: create four exciting 'in camera' effects - toy camera, partial colour, soft high-key, pop col
Lligent auto mode: camera recognises a wide range of common shooting situations, optimising settings for clear, natural results without f
Z processor: powerful image processing ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shoot
Ptical zoom/25mm wide angle lens: high quality zoom lens by carl zeiss covers a wide range of shooting situations, with wide angle for group shots / landsca
effective megapixels CCD sensor: captures extremely high quality images, allowing detail-packed enlargeme
T, compact, easy to use cyber-shot camera with large
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Ry card compatibility: cyber-shot accepts a wide range of cards, including memory stick and sd/sdhc - see technical specifications for compatibil

Sony DSC-W650 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony DSC-W650?

The Sony DSC-W650 is 94mm wide and 56mm tall. It is 19.1mm deep and weighs 0.108kg.

Sony DSC-W650 front dimensions
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Sony DSC-W650 In-Depth Analysis

Features

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 digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony DSC-W650 of 16.1MP is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 55% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony DSC-W650 of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-W650 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W650 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the DSC-W650 of 2.6 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 65% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The weight of the Sony DSC-W650 of only 108g is lighter than 92% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-W650 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony DSC-W650 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The maximum playback zoom of the DSC-W650 of only 8x is lower than 78% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W650 features smile detection, unlike 97% of digital cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Sony DSC-W650 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Sony DSC-W650 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony DSC-W650's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The Sony DSC-W650's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 34% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony DSC-W650's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 62% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-W650 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that 92% of digital cameras are also not waterproof.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 0.095kg heavy, the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.24kg. The weight of the Sony DSC-W650 of only 0.108kg is in the lightest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-W650 features smile detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw650b, sony dscw650s, dscw650scee8

Barcodes:

00027242844247, 00027242844254, 04905524832808, 04905524832815, 04905524832822, 07501450762195, 07501450762201, 07501450762218

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