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Sony DSC-WX70

$421.99
A fully featured 16.2 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.2MP 5x No Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-WX70 Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-WX70 number 309 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Light
1" image sensor size
Not waterproof

Sony DSC-WX70 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony DSC-WX70?

The Sony DSC-WX70 is 92.2mm wide and 52mm tall. It is 19.1mm deep and weighs 98g.

Sony DSC-WX70 front dimensions

Sony DSC-WX70 size in context

Sony DSC-WX70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site Chip.de scored this camera 73 out of 100.

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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 cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We checked 417 digital cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this Sony digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Light

The weights of cameras range from 1g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. When compared to other cameras that we have checked the weight of, the DSC-WX70's weight of only 98 grams is one of the lightest.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX70 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9". The Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite large display diagonal (3 inches) 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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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX70 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Sony digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592 and 3648 x 2736 and 1920 x 1080. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-WX70 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other digital cameras which are waterproof.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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3D

The DSC-WX70 is 3D, as are most of the other cameras.

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Has a Night Mode

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a night mode. Most of the other digital cameras also have a night mode.

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Has an HDMI Port

The DSC-WX70 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-WX70 supports 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 frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Sony digital camera support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 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. Across all cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. The DSC-WX70 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (921,600 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-WX70 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-WX70 has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2.6) compared to most of the other cameras. The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras is 3.4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The DSC-WX70 has one of the biggest digital zooms (72 times zoom factor) 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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Features Face Detection

The Sony DSC-WX70 features face detection. Most of the other cameras also feature face detection.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The DSC-WX70 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00027242273320, 00027242842793, 00027242842809, 00027242842816, 00610074527190, 00617401919635, 00639713890563, 04905524831931, 04905524831948, 04905524831955, 04905524831962, 04905524831979, 04905524831986, 04905524832006, 04905524854992, 04905524855012, 04905524855036

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