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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 Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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37 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at PhotographyBlog.com and Agdlab.pl both endorse this Sony camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editor of Expert Reviews wrote that this camera was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This Sony camera has an average expert rating of 84% based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de. Digital camera experts think this camera is one of the very best similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

DSC-WX200 owners on average rated this camera as marvellous. This means that owners think this Sony digital camera is one of the better cameras of this spec and age.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Sony DSC-WX200 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images. Three years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com said “The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure” in their Sony DSC-WX200 review.

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-WX200 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer who bought the product said that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote “Couple that to an 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, Full HD video, Wi” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX200.

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Good Size

Several Sony DSC-WX200 owners who purchased it concluded that it was compact. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 is an ultra compact digital camera with a 10x optical zoom lens”. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the Sony DSC-WX200 on expert review site Expert Reviews “Smartphones have decimated sales of compact cameras.”.

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner thought this digital camera was a good body shape.

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was thin. Three years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “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 review.

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Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 14,994 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its compact camera digital cameras compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality. Three 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”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews “Image quality is up to scratch” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX200 and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. One customer who purchased this digital camera said that it had a good lens.

Good Technical Features

One customer thought it had good features. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review “Lots of great features in a tiny package” and gave it an excellent rating.

Nice Design

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking.

Good Video Capture

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Robust

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was well made.

Good Connectivity

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner who purchased it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “An 18.2 megapixel sensor, high speed shooting and built in Wi-Fi” in their review.

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 102 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x.

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3D Compatible

The DSC-WX200 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX200 which do not support WiFi connectivity, the DSC-WX200 supports WiFi connectivity.

Alternative cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price].

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price] both from Sony is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

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 memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to 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 also want to look at the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-WX200 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX200 do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] is also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price] both from Sony.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The megapixel counts of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP. The Sony DSC-WX200 has a fairly high megapixel count (18.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-QX10[plb_2136113_price] (18.9MP).

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The DSC-WX200 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also support video recording.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-WX200 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX200 also have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price] both from Sony or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price] is also worth considering.

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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 digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX200.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] which has better reviews.

Other cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to consider include the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price], or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the DSC-WX200 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this digital camera.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX200 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of this spec and age. This Sony camera has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 4896 x 2752, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras of this age and spec the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports One Camera File System

The number of camera file systems supported by the DSC-WX200 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently 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 digital camera.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The maximum ISO speeds of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200 range from 200 to 26,000. With a maximum ISO speed of 12,800, the DSC-WX200 has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds amongst cameras of this age.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a greater number of image editing modes than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Rotating and Trimming are also found on this Sony camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX200 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 frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-WX200.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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 digital cameras of this spec and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This camera also support a video resolution 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 resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX200.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera 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 most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-WX200 the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX200. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Sony camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-WX200. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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TFT Display

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a better display than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. 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 compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years ranges from LCD to OLED.

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Light

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX200 the weights range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of only 105 grams, the Sony DSC-WX200 is quite light compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price] (217g).

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Narrow

The DSC-WX200 is one of the narrower digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-WX200 (only 92.3 millimeters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The narrowest digital camera of this type and age is 16mm wide, the widest is 470mm, and the average width is 100mm.

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Short

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the heights range from 10mm to 750mm. The Sony DSC-WX200 is fairly short (only 52.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have a GPS. The Sony DSC-WX200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-WX200 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Sony DSC-WX200 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

The average JPEG frame rate of digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 32fps, and the JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps. At only 25 frames per second, the DSC-WX200 has a quite low JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Maximum Playback Zoom

At only 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a quite low maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200. The maximum playback zooms of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 range from 1x to 16x.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the DSC-WX200 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The average maximum camera shutter speed of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 is 14s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX200. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-WX200 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX200.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX200 the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 1,600. With a minimum ISO speed of 100, the DSC-WX200 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX200

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (20x).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Screen Size

The DSC-WX200 has a relatively typical screen size (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX200.

If this camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (2.8") which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX200 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Included Wrist Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Face Detection
Focal Length
Panorama Mode
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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