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Sony DSC-WX200
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Sony DSC-WX200 Digital Camera

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18.2MP 10x CMOS Apr 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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36 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This Sony digital camera received a "Recommended" from both PhotographyBlog.com and Agdlab.pl, both of which thought that this camera was good.

One additional expert review site said that this digital camera was good. Expert Reviews gave this camera a "Best Buy" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de the average expert rating of this camera is 84 out of 100. The expert review sites think this Sony digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

DSC-WX200 owners on average rated this camera as excellent.

Good Quality Pictures

Three Sony DSC-WX200 owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure”.

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer thought the product had a good picture resolution. One Sony DSC-WX200 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. Photographyblog.com said “Couple that to an 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, Full HD video, Wi” .

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Good Size

Several Sony DSC-WX200 owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Four years ago Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 is an ultra compact digital camera with a 10x optical zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Smartphones have decimated sales of compact cameras.” in their Sony DSC-WX200 review.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good body shape. One Sony DSC-WX200 owner concluded that the Sony DSC-WX200 was thin.

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Good Product Quality

Some people mentioned that this digital camera was good quality. Four years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “Rather more impressive is that the camera packs a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation in a metal body not much l”. In the same month Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a very good review and mentioned “Image quality is up to scratch”.

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Sony is one of the better rated camera manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Sony also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

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Good Quality Lens

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. One customer reckoned that it had a good lens.

Good Technical Features

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer who purchased it thought it had good features. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “Lots of great features in a tiny package”.

Nice Design

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX200 is a slim, sexy digital compact camera featuring a large 10x optical zoom operating through a Sony G lens with enhanced Optical SteadyShot stabilisation” in their Sony DSC-WX200 review.

Good Video Capture

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good for video recording.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was wifi compatible.

Robust

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was well made. Expert website Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote “An 18.2 megapixel sensor, high speed shooting and built in Wi-Fi”.

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 102 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200's digital zoom is one of the biggest amongst compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX200. The smallest digital zoom of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 is 1x and the biggest is 810x.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (486x) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony DSC-WX200 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not support wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not support Full HD video, the Sony DSC-WX200 supports Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The DSC-WX200 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-WX200 do not support video capability.

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Fairly High Megapixel

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX200 have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. With a megapixel of 18.2 megapixels, the Sony DSC-WX200 has a quite high megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (20.4MP and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX200, the Sony DSC-WX200 has an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-WX200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This Sony digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on cameras of this age and type.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-WX200 has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4896 x 2752, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. The worst still image resolution of all compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-WX200 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Sony camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Push" and "Underwater" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports One Camera File System

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DPOF are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the DSC-WX200 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX200 is 4,800.

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Has Two Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the DSC-WX200 is more than most cameras of this age and type. The most frequently found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this Sony digital camera. The image editings Rotating and Trimming are also found on this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-WX200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-WX200. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Sony camera. In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a 4896 x 3672 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The image resolution of all cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200 ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the DSC-WX200 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-WX200 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

Across similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Sony camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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TFT Display

The DSC-WX200 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The display of all cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX200 ranges from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Light

The average weight of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX200 is 170g. With a weight of only 105 grams, the DSC-WX200 is one of the lighter comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst compact cameras of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the DSC-WX200 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX200. The display diagonals of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] (3").

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-WX200 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX200 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-WX200 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Sony camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX200. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX200 is 33fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 25 frames per second, the DSC-WX200 has a quite low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The DSC-WX200 has one of the lower playback zoom (max)s (only 8 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the playback zoom (max)s range from 1x to 16x.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

At only 4 seconds, the Sony DSC-WX200 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200. The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 14s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Sony digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-WX200.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX200

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-WX200 over two years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x), or the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (30x).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX200 has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most cameras of this spec and age have a CCD sensor type.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better sensor type then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Face Detection
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Panorama
Manual Focus
Optical Viewfinder
Trimming
Electrical Viewfinder
Cool Shot Function
Conversion Function
Technical Details
Optical Sensor Size
Smartphone Remote Support

3 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended agdlab.pl Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(8)
5 August 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX200 is a slim, sexy digital compact camera featuring a large 10x optical zoom operating through a Sony G lens with enhanced Optical SteadyShot stabilisation. Couple that... Read more…

12 April 2013

The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure and reasonable levels of detail. Rather more impressive is that the camera packs a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens...

15 March 2013

Lots of great features in a tiny package, and image quality is up to scratch...

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 18,2 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 2,7 cala i zoomem optycznym 10x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

10 March 2014

Agdlab.pl

Jaki aparat do 1000 z? wybra?? Jaki kompakt b?dzie najlepszy na wakacje?Wspó?czesne aparaty kompaktowe to co? znacznie wi?cej ni? tylko zwyk?e cyfrowe...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 August 2013 by Traffic
(Verified Purchase)

I was in need of a compact point and shoot camera as I gave my previous cybershot away to my sister and was only left with my Nikon DSLR. While there is no compact camera that can compete with the... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2013 by Alan

The DSC-WX200 is a new-for-2013 digital compact camera from Sony, that replaces last year's DSC-WX100. It's available in three different colours (Black, Silver, White) and comes packaged in a... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2014 by Hungryhippo
(Verified Purchase)

I struggled for a while with a few choices before narrowing it down to either the Lumix DMC-SZ3EBK or the Sony, choosing the Sony mainly on the strength of its size, video quality and the fact... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2013 by MyKeyReviews

? Brief ? The WX200 is great for those who would like a camera that can easily slip into ones pocket with the ability to take some very decent photos. This camera feels pretty solid in the sense... Read more…

Reviewed 13 January 2014 by P. Harper
(Verified Purchase)

Still getting to grips with the camera but so far performing brilliantly as a point and shoot. We have a Digital SLR but the photo quality is as good here and so much easier to carry around. Great... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscwx200sceh, sony dscwx200, sony dscwx200s, sony dscwx200sc, sony dscwx200sce, sony dscwx200sceh
Barcodes 00133588920092, 00700175522238, 00905524928327, 04905524928204, 04905524928273, 04905524928280, 04905524928297, 04905524928303, 04905524928327, 04905524928334
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