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Sony DSCW710S

A fully featured 16.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact Camera 16.1MP 5x Yes Apr 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Refurbished - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 16.1 Megapixel Compact Camera - Silver - 2.7" Touchscreen LCD - 5x Optical Zoom - Electronic (IS) - 4608 x 3456 Image - 1280 x 720 Video - HD Movie Mode DSC-W710/S
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Sony DSC-W710 Review

With excellent features but good reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W710 number 174 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 66%, based on 42 reviews. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, is easy to use and it is fairly priced.
It has some great features:
1" image sensor size
Light
Has a built-in flash
Very large display diagonal

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Sony DSC-W710 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This Sony digital camera received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from tecnozoom.it. Digital camera experts don't rate this camera very highly.

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User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 41 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 78 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 29,814 owner and expert reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 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.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two customers who bought it concluded that it was lightweight.

  • Lightweight and did not work…
    Ppp (Amazon) - October 2013
  • Lovely lightweight camera with all the necessary components for taking good pictures…
    MaggsC? (Amazon) - October 2013
  • It's also very compact too, so those with smaller pockets or bags will certainly be happy! ♦ Box Contents & Recommended items ♦ In the box…

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use.

  • Ordinary and simple to use…
    Rose (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Very handy camera everyone uses it…
    J. M. Twite (Amazon) - January 2015
  • All the controls are via the traditional control buttons that you will be very familiar with if you've had a digital camera over the last few years…

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people mentioned that this digital camera was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Seven people who purchased it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

  • This fits into a pocket and produces pictures just as good…
    Kolo (Amazon) - December 2013
  • It does take decent enough pictures…
  • Lovely lightweight camera with all the necessary components for taking good pictures…
    MaggsC? (Amazon) - October 2013
  • Very annoying after a while! Some photos were good.
  • It allows you to effortlessly create panoramic images by simply sweeping the camera from left to right…
  • This camera would be a great introduction to digital photography, although if you're already familiar with digital cameras…
  • It did, however, take a few photos to get you going…
    Ros (Amazon) - June 2014
  • Image stabilisation which seems fine…

Features

Average Megapixel

The DSC-W710 has a fairly typical megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital 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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Light

With a weight of only 98 grams, the DSC-W710 is very light compared to most of the other cameras. The average weight of cameras is 300g.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the DSC-W710 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Sony DSC-W710 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 6.7 inches, the DSC-W710 has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other 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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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of only 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-W710 has one of the lower playback zoom (max) amongst cameras of this age. The lowest playback zoom (max) of digital cameras is 1x, the highest is 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 20 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-W710 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony DSC-W710 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The Sony DSC-W710 does not feature contrast adjustment, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W710 features smile detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-W710 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other cameras which are waterproof.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DSC-W710 has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-W710 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-W710 features face detection. Most of the other cameras also feature face detection.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony DSC-W710 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The DSC-W710 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the DSC-W710 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W710 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-W710 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras the best still image resolution 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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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw710s, sony dscw710p

Barcodes:

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Sony DSC-W710 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony DSC-W710 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,840 product attributes, 186,316 digital camera reviews and 2,554,000 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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