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Sony DSC-W710

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Sony DSC-W710

Sony DSC-W710
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A classic and fully featured compact camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Oct 2013
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Sony DSC-W710 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W710 number 998 across all digital cameras.
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57 Reviews
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Fully-Featured
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 66%, based on 57 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Beautiful pictures and movies made simple
\ simple buttons at your fingertips: easily reach for the handy controls designed to make taking photos and HD movies straightforward
\\Capture 16.1 megapixel photos: easily get the beauty and emotion of special moments with the 16.1 effective megapixel super HAD CCD image sensor
\\Ready to shoot, near or far: from landscapes to family gatherings, every scene\'s covered with the high quality 5x optical zoom lens
\\Get a wider view: make sure nothing\'s left out of the picture: the wide angle lens packs more into holiday scenes, interiors and group shots
\\Add artistic picture effects: add creative effects to stills, movies and panoramas without having to download and use image-editing software
\\Don't leave it to guesswork: intelligent auto recognises a wide range of scenes and adjusts settings automatically so you can get detailed results every time
\\Shoot crisp HD movies: film clear, detail-packed HD video clips for easy playback on your HD television
\\See photos clearly on-screen: view your shots on the high-resolution clear photo LCD screen that automatically adjusts brightness to suit sunshine or dull days
\\Flatter your portrait subject: let the camera automatically remove skin blemishes, brighten teeth, widen eyes and cut forehead shine when you capture portraits
\\Take panoramic photos in one go: just press the shutter button and sweep the camera for extra-wide panoramas of landscapes, city scenes and packed parties
\\Boost your flash photography: advanced flash brightens up dim scenes, like friends and family who are further away from the camera

Sony DSC-W710 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony DSC-W710?

The Sony DSC-W710 is 97mm wide and 55.1mm tall. It is 20mm deep and weighs 98g.

Sony DSC-W710 front dimensions
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Sony DSC-W710 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The Sony DSC-W710's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 55% of all digital 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 the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The DSC-W710's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 34% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Sony DSC-W710 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-W710's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Sony DSC-W710's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 66% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W710 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-W710 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Lighter Than Average

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Sony DSC-W710's weight of only 98g is lighter than 97% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The DSC-W710's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DSC-W710 has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the DSC-W710 which takes 220 battery life.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Sony DSC-W710's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 610,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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

The DSC-W710's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is in the longest 15% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other digital cameras, the DSC-W710 is not waterproof. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-W710 features smile detection, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The DSC-W710's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the DSC-W710 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-W710 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-W710 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The Sony DSC-W710 does not feature contrast adjustment, although it is worth keeping in mind that 83% of digital cameras also do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the DSC-W710 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-W710 features face detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The DSC-W710's maximum playback zoom of only 8x is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 86% of all cameras when ordered 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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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Sony DSC-W710's digital zoom of 20x is bigger than 94% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw710p

Barcodes:

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