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Sony DSC-WX70
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Sony DSC-WX70 Digital Camera

16.2MP 5x CMOS 1/2.3" Feb 2012
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21 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This compact camera digital camera received a score of 73% from expert review site Chip.de.

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Sony compact cameras have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all digital cameras produced by Sony.

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

When compared to other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX70, the digital zoom of the Sony DSC-WX70 of 72 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The digital zooms of cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX70 range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony DSC-WX70 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports a Memory Stick (MS)|microSDHC|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The DSC-WX70 supports video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX70 do not support video capability.

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Quite High Megapixel

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite high megapixel (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average megapixel of compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX70 is 14MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-WX70 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX70.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-WX70 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-WX70. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this type and age. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080 and 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592. Across all similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±2EV (1/2| 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX70 range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels. At 921,600 pixels, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras of this age and type is 3, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the DSC-WX70 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst compact cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Sony DSC-WX70 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which 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 similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-WX70 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this type and age.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Sony DSC-WX70 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX70. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-WX70 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2.6) amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of digital cameras of this age and spec is 1.3, the largest is 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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Light

With a weight of only 98 grams, the Sony DSC-WX70 is quite light compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX70. Across all the comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 20g to 840g.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-WX70 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this type and age do have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras of this spec and age do not support wi-Fi. The Sony DSC-WX70 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX70, the DSC-WX70 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-WX70 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX70 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The DSC-WX70 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX70. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Sony DSC-WX70 is more than most cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The camera file systems DCF 2.0 and DPOF 1.1 are also supported by this camera.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Sony DSC-WX70 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds (only 4 seconds) amongst compact cameras of this age. The slowest camera shutter speeds of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-WX70 range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX70 range from 18mm to 1,000mm. At only 125 millimeters, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-WX70 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-WX70.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX70

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-WX70 over five years ago.

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 were released around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX70 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX70 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most cameras of this spec and age.

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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
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode 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
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
USB Connector Type
Connection to PC
USB Connector
Camera
3D
White Balance
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Face Detection
Night Mode
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
Trimming
Rotating

Expert Reviews

(3)
21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,2 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

24 October 2013

Zu den wichtigsten Features zählen ein 15,9-Megapixel-Sensor, ein 5-fach optischer Zoom und ein 3,0-Zoll-Touchscreen. In der Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX70 ist ein 15,9-Megapixel-CMOS-Sensor verbaut,... Read more…

6 March 2013

Sony stellt der ultra-kompakten WX50 das Sondermodell WX70 zur Seite. Die Unterschiede liegen im größeren 3-Zoll-Display, über das Sie die Kamera auch steuern. Denn die winzigen Tasten der WX50... Read more…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscwx70, sony dscwx70s, sony dscwx70w, sony dscwx70p, sony dscwx70b, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1b, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1bd, sony evsnwx70pkbdk1bdl
Barcodes 00027242273320, 00027242842793, 00027242842809, 00027242842816, 00610074527190, 00617401919635, 00639713890563, 04905524831931, 04905524831948, 04905524831955, 04905524831962, 04905524831979, 04905524831986, 04905524832006, 04905524854992, 04905524855012, 04905524855036
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