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Sony DSC-W310 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 4x Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Release Date
One industry award
Easy to use
Reasonably priced
31 Reviews + 1 Award
Camera Labs Recommended

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One Industry Award

The expert at review websites Camera Labs said that concluded that they would endorse this Sony camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 83% based on five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Camera Labs, and This means that experts think this camera is one of the better cameras of this age and type.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 48 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 85%. 16 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Sony Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 23,306 user and expert reviews (including 262 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Reasonably Priced

Seven customers concluded that the product was good value for money. Expert review site mentioned seven years ago “So when this affordable, entry-level offering from Sony, the”. Expert review site wrote in their review of this digital camera “It’s cheap”. Expert review site gave it a score of 74 out of 100 and mentioned “The main attractions of the Cybershot DSC W310 are its ease of use and lower price when compared to other pocket ca” in their Sony DSC-W310 review.


Easy to Use

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Tmw said “It is very easy to use”. Amazon Customer wrote on expert review site Amazon “Super easy to use and get started” in their review of this digital camera. C. F. Carron gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “It is a joy to use either when in full auto mode or setting up personal requirements” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

Eight people considered that it was good quality. Expert website mentioned “While the Sony W310 won’t knock your socks off with class-leading image quality” in their review of this digital camera. Rik182 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera six years ago “The picture quality is superb as is the flash”. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Easy to upload photos to PC just plugged it in and it worked! The pics are great quality too” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

Two customers reckoned that the Sony DSC-W310 was good looking. Rik182 scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “If you're looking for something that is stylish, compact, great battery life”.

Weight & Dimensions

Slim, Easy to Use Design and Fast Focus

Four people said in their reviews that the product was compact. gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Camera Labs “Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310 verdict Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-W310 is a stylish compact with a 12 Megapixel sensor, 4x optical zoom”. Expert website mentioned “It’s compact size and friendly price-point are sure to make it a consideration for casual photographers looking to keep a camera at their instant disposal for snapshots”. They also wrote “The Sony Cyber-shot W310 is a 12.1-megapixel consumer-oriented compact camera” in their review.

Two customers who bought the Sony DSC-W310 considered that it was thin. Website rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and said six years ago “Slim, easy to use design and fast focus” in their review of this digital camera. J. A. Sullivan wrote “Neat, slim, sleek and fits in the handbag nicely”.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony camera was released in October 2013.

Good Quality Pictures

Eleven people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. mentioned on expert website Camera Labs seven years ago “Aimed squarely at the the point-and-shoot photographer it has an Intelligent Auto exposure mode with sce”. Tmw wrote on expert website Amazon also seven years ago “I got some great photos of my holiday” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “For one it is very responsive and takes the photo when you push the button (no annoying delays) meaning you get the shot you want” in their review.

Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the DSC-W310 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Picture Quality

12.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.1 megapixels digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.1MP cameras currently available including because of its better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (£100).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w310silver, sony w310pink
Barcodes 00027242776777, 00027242776791

Sony DSC-W310 Review Sources

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