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Sony DSC-W650

A fully featured 16.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-W650 Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W650 number 933 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 32?

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 digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Not waterproof
Does not support Full HD video

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Sony DSC-W650 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

The average expert rating of this camera is 63% based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, parentesis.com and CNET.com.au. It seems that camera experts really don't rate this Sony camera very highly.

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Sony Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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


Features

Average Megapixel

The DSC-W650 has a pretty typical 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 typical of many cameras.

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Very Light

Digital cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The DSC-W650 is quite light (only 108 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DSC-W650 has a fairly standard optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-W650 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9". At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-W650 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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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 typical of many cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W650 features smile detection. Most of the other digital cameras also feature smile detection.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-W650 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other cameras which are waterproof.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-W650 features smile detection. Most of the other digital cameras also feature smile detection.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony DSC-W650 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. With a maximum aperture number of 8, the Sony DSC-W650 has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-W650 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras which support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22. The DSC-W650 has a quite small minimum aperture number (only 2.6) compared to most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-W650 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W650 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 0.108 kilograms, the DSC-W650 is one of the lighter cameras amongst cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 0.097kg to 360kg, and the average weight is 12kg.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras, the DSC-W650 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of only 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-W650 has one of the lower playback zoom (max) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-W650 in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscw650r, sony dscw650s, sony dscw650b, dscw650scee8
Barcodes 00027242844247, 00027242844254, 00027242844261, 04905524832808, 04905524832815, 04905524832822, 07501450762195, 07501450762201, 07501450762218

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