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Overall Score

Sony DSC-WX10

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 16.2 megapixel 7 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.2MP 7x Yes Feb 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-WX10 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Sony DSC-WX10 as follows for Summary.
88
20 Reviews + 1 Award
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has not bad expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 20 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Quite low playback zoom (max)
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Very Good
64
Good
90
Excellent
76
Very Good

Sony DSC-WX10 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony DSC-WX10?

The Sony DSC-WX10 is 94mm wide and 56.1mm tall. It is 16.7mm deep and weighs 109g.

Sony DSC-WX10 front dimensions

Sony DSC-WX10 size in context

Sony DSC-WX10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review website PhotographyBlog.com said that concluded that they would recommend this Sony digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Sony digital camera has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100 based on 13 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Pocket Lint and PC Advisor.co.uk.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

DSC-WX10 owners on average rated this camera as excellent. Over 100% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This puts this camera in the top 2% of all the cameras when ranked by average owner review score.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images.

  • Shortcomings include its small buttons, lack of image sharpness and very limited…
  • Image quality could be better.
    Pcworld.in June 2011
  • Its photos aren't as sharp as the rest of the package…
    Cnet.com August 2011
  • Love my little camera have taken some very good photos with it…
    Poppy (Amazon) - January 2015

Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the DSC-WX10 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Light

The DSC-WX10 is one of the lighter digital cameras (only 109 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 7 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-WX10 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-WX10 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.8 inches, the Sony DSC-WX10 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital 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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3D

The Sony DSC-WX10 is 3D. Most of the other digital cameras also are 3D.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-WX10 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony DSC-WX10 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

When compared to other cameras, the playback zoom (max) of the DSC-WX10 of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the lowest. 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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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony DSC-WX10 features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-WX10 features smile detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX10 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 3648 x 2736 and 7152 x 1080 and 2592 x 1944. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Has an HDMI Port

The DSC-WX10 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-WX10 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras also feature smile detection.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Sony DSC-WX10 has one of the bigger digital zooms (28 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony DSC-WX10 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The DSC-WX10 has a wind filter, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-WX10 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2011.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscwx10bceh, sony dscwx10nceh, dscwx10ncee8
Barcodes 00027242808669, 04905524769180, 04905524769197, 04905524769203, 04905524769210, 04905524769227, 04905524769234

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