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Sony DSC-WX70 Digital Camera

$421.99
Compact Camera 16.2MP 5x CMOS Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Average expert reviews
Fairly large display diagonal
Not waterproof
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website Chip.de scored this digital camera 73%.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 23,045 owner and expert reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The DSC-WX70 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest display diagonal of cameras of this age and type is 2", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has a Touchscreen

The DSC-WX70 has a touchscreen. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a very high display resolution (numeric) (921,600 pixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Lens System

Very Big Digital Zoom

When compared to other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera, the digital zoom of the DSC-WX70 of 72 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The digital zooms of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 120x.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.6, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 65x. At only 5 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-WX70 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 125 millimeters, the DSC-WX70 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this type and age range from 18mm to 1,500mm.

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Video

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 spec do not support Full HD video.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX70 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This camera also 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony 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 digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

Across comparable types of camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The DSC-WX70 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Night Mode

The DSC-WX70 has a night mode. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera also have a night mode.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-WX70 features face detection, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony DSC-WX70 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DSC-WX70 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The DSC-WX70 features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years also feature connection to PC.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The DSC-WX70 features histogram. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also feature histogram.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX70 has a higher still image resolution than most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Sony digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080 and 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592. Across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras of this spec and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Sony DSC-WX70 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Sony DSC-WX70 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The DSC-WX70 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Light

Cameras of this spec and age have weights of between 20g and 1.3kg, and the average weight is 250g. With a weight of only 98 grams, the DSC-WX70 is quite light compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Design

Not Waterproof

The DSC-WX70 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the DSC-WX70.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony evsnwx70pkbdk1bdl, sony dscwx70p, sony dscwx70b, sony dscwx70w, sony dscwx70s, dscwx70bcee8, dscwx70wcee8, dscwx70scee8
Barcodes 00027242273320, 00027242842793, 00027242842809, 00027242842816, 00610074527190, 00617401919635, 00639713890563, 04905524831931, 04905524831948, 04905524831955, 04905524831962, 04905524831979, 04905524831986, 04905524832006, 04905524854992, 04905524855012, 04905524855036
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