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Sony DSCW510B

78

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Sony DSCW510B

£48.00
Sony DSC-W510
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Camera Labs Recommended
An award winning and affordable compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 12.1MP 4x No Jan 2011
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Used - Sony DSCW510 Cyber-shot Digital Still Camera - Black (12.1MP, 4x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD
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Sony DSC-W510 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W510 number 182 in best selling cameras and number 265 across all digital cameras.
87
Reviews
160 Reviews + 1 Award
95
Value for Money
Excellent
64
Features
Good Features
58
Age
7 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 75%, based on 160 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is a good size and it is easy to use.
The DSC-W510 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Experience the whole picture
Beautiful portraits made simple
Better looking pictures made easy
Pack more into every scene
Upload the moment
Lower than average megapixels
Lower than average maximum playback zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 102 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 108 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 103 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Sony DSC-W510 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony DSC-W510?

The Sony DSC-W510 is 96mm wide and 54mm tall. It is 19.9mm deep and weighs 103g.

Sony DSC-W510 front dimensions
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Sony DSC-W510 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

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

Average Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, bondfaro.com.br, parentesis.com and CNET.com.au this camera has an average expert rating of 70%.

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Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this camera on average 83%. 21 reviewers (78% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four people who bought it considered that it was compact.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

Very Good Brand

We checked 22,092 user and expert reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Three customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Nine owners who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £48.00 it is cheaper than 99% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

This Sony camera was released in January 2011.

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the DSC-W510 of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 83% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DSC-W510's optical zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the DSC-W510 of 0.667s is faster than 94% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Light

The DSC-W510's weight of only 103g is lighter than 94% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W510 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony DSC-W510's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The average maximum playback zoom of all cameras is 10x, with the lowest being 1x and the highest being 39x. The maximum playback zoom of the DSC-W510 of only 1x is very low compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 97% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-W510 does not feature contrast adjustment, although this is within the context that 83% of cameras also do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W510 features smile detection. 88% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The DSC-W510's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W510 features smile detection, unlike 97% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the DSC-W510 of 8x is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw510bceh, sony dscw510pceh, sony silver121mp, sony dscw510rceh, dscw510bcee8, dscw510rcee8, dscw510pcee8

Barcodes:

00027242813236, 00027242813243, 00613165711317, 03610170013365, 03610170013822, 03610170553847, 04905524755725, 04905524755732, 04905524755749, 04905524755787, 04905524755794, 04905524755848, 04905524755961, 04905524755985, 04905524755992, 04905524756067, 04905524756081, 07501450761310, 07501450761327, 07501450761334

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