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Sony DSC-W570

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Sony DSC-W570
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A good spec and award winning compact camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-W570 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W570 number 486 across all digital cameras.
87
Reviews
162 Reviews + 1 Award
79
Features
Good Features
61
Age
6 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 162 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Silver" award from Hardwarezone.com.sg. 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and it is a good size.
The DSC-W570 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Sony DSC-W570 Video Reviews

Sony DSC-W570 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

Website Hardwarezone.com.sg decided that this camera was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 66% based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Cameras.co.uk.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 141 owner reviews this Sony digital camera has an average owner rating of 87 out of 100. 49 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

10 customers wrote that the product was easy to use and two owners who purchased the product thought it was easy to use the menus.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people who purchased it thought it was good value for money.

  • Brands cater to this audience by offering relatively affordable cameras that boast of neat features, such as high…
    Firstpost.com December 2011
  • GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY…
    Shani (Amazon) - December 2011
  • Otherwise good value of money…
    Sae-raj (Amazon) - October 2011

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Five people who reviewed the product thought it was compact and three customers agreed that this digital camera was thin.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good for video recording.

  • The video is good quality…
  • Only one negative thing is that sometimes it gives "pink line" in the picture and video, when light spot on the lens at a certain angle…
    Sae-raj (Amazon) - October 2011

Users Report Nice Design

Two customers who bought it concluded that it was neat.

  • Brands cater to this audience by offering relatively affordable cameras that boast of neat features, such as high…
    Firstpost.com December 2011
  • It's so beautiful & cute like a doll…
    Tala (Amazon) - May 2011
  • The camera is small, neat (slips into one's pocket very easily)…

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Six people who bought it concluded that it was good quality.

  • It's uncomfortable to use and its image quality is merely adequate…
  • We think it's hard to use and its picture quality isn't as good as what we…
  • Superb item, best quality for size on market…
  • The video is good quality and the battery lasted the length of a 6 day holiday without a recharge…
  • For me it is very simple to use, takes great quality pictures, large display screen plus is still small in size…
    Al (Amazon) - April 2011
  • Picture quality excellent and full of features…
    Mrplanet (Amazon) - November 2011
  • Great camera, high quality resolution pictures…
    Chris (Amazon) - September 2013
  • The picture quality is great with some minor issues at the very edges…

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Three customers who bought the product agreed that it had good features.

  • It scores well for ease of use and has one or two features that you may find hard to find with o…
    Cameras.co.uk April 2011
  • Brands cater to this audience by offering relatively affordable cameras that boast of neat features, such as high…
    Firstpost.com December 2011
  • Anyway as far as features are concerned it has everything you could want in a camera for a point…
  • Picture quality excellent and full of features…
    Mrplanet (Amazon) - November 2011

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Seven customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since March 2012.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Megapixels

The DSC-W570's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Sony DSC-W570's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Sony DSC-W570 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Sony DSC-W570's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is in the lowest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W570 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-W570's minimum aperture number of 2.6 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the DSC-W570 of 0.5s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Sony DSC-W570 of only 100g is in the lightest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-W570 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the DSC-W570 of only 125mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 87% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-W570 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Sony DSC-W570 is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W570 features smile detection, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W570 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Sony DSC-W570 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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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-W570 of only 8x is in the lowest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W570 features smile detection, unlike 97% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Lighter Than Average

The DSC-W570's weight of only 0.1kg is in the lightest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 0.24kg, with the lightest being 0.095kg and the heaviest being 1.3kg.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony DSC-W570 of only 6.3 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the DSC-W570 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The DSC-W570's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 59% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-W570 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The DSC-W570's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Sony DSC-W570's digital zoom of 10x is in the biggest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Sony DSC-W570's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-W570 does not feature contrast adjustment, although keep in mind that 83% of cameras also do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Slower Than Average Start-Up Time

Cameras have start-up times of between 0.1ms and 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The DSC-W570's start-up time of 1,700ms is in the slowest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw570pceh, dsc-w570(violet), dscw570v.cee8, sony 161mp

Barcodes:

00027242808621, 00027242816213, 03610170012887, 03610170020950, 03610170037507, 04905524752304, 04905524752441, 04905524752458, 04905524752465, 04905524752533, 04905524752601, 04905524752656, 04905524752786, 04905524752793, 04905524757996, 04905524758009, 07501450761396, 07501450761419, 08427247079750, 08427247079767, 08427247079774, 08427247079781

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