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Sony DSC-W580B
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Sony DSC-W580B Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CCD 10x Sep 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Light, compact and beautifully styled, the Cyber-shot W580 digital camera lets everyone capture detail-packed still images and HD video. Features like Sweep Panorama expand shooting possibilities,... More
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11 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

Sony compact cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Sony is one of the superior brands.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-W580 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x. With a digital zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-W580 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-W580.

If this compact camera camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Rollei Compactline 750[plb_2403900_price] (12x), the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] (14.4x), or the Sony DSC-WX50[plb_2154757_price] (20x) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on 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 would prefer a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this type and age which do not support video capability, the DSC-W580 supports video capability.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-W580 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], and the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price] is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-W580 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944, 3072 x 2304, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 2592, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 3000 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 3240. The best still image resolution of all compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W580 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-W580 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W580.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Light

The Sony DSC-W580 is one of the lighter digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-W580 (only 111 grams) amongst compact cameras of this age. The lightest camera of a comparable age and type to the DSC-W580 is 20g and the heaviest is 840g.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W580 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this age and type do have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W580, the Sony DSC-W580 does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not support wi-Fi. The DSC-W580 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-W580 are not 3D. The DSC-W580 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-W580 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this age and spec are not waterproof. The Sony DSC-W580 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 0.17x and 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. At only 5 times zoom factor, the DSC-W580 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-W580.

We compared all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the Canon A810[plb_408150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] (6x), or the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (6x).

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years that we have checked, the display resolution (numeric) of the DSC-W580 of only 230.4 pixels is one of the lowest. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the display resolution (numeric)s range from 1 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The Sony DSC-W580 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-W580. The flash modess "Flash off", "Pre-flash" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The DSC-W580 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-W580.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-W580B

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-W580 over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-W580 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W580.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm F800EXR[plb_1518759_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel

The DSC-W580 has a relatively average megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price], or the Nikon 26[plb_1280883_price] which has better reviews.

If this Sony digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP), the Sony DSC-WX80[plb_1621797_price] (16.2MP), or the Leica X2[plb_2496546_price] (16.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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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 compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Correction
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Histogram
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
Camera Shutter Speed
Camera CCD Sensor
Digital SLR

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscw580, dscw580b, dscw580s, dscw580bcee8, dscw580scee8, dscw580s.cee8
Barcodes 04905524752175, 04905524752281

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