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Sony DSC-W620

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Sony DSC-W620

£130.00
Sony DSC-W620
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A classic and low cost compact camera, good for portrait photography
Compact 14.1MP 5x Yes Jan 2012
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Sony DSC-W620 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W620 number 233 in best selling cameras and number 243 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
29 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
58
Age
6 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 29 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, product quality and that it is reasonably priced.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the DSC-W620 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 120 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 120 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 118 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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There is a 87% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Sony DSC-W620 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This Sony camera received an expert rating of 70% from parentesis.com.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 28 owner reviews this camera has an overall owner rating of 88 out of 100. Over 82% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Sony Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two people concluded that the product was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £56 (43%)

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This Sony camera was released in January 2012.

Features

Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the DSC-W620 is 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the DSC-W620 of only 14.1MP is in the lowest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony DSC-W620's optical zoom of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 58% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-W620 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The DSC-W620's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-W620's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W620 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The DSC-W620's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 40% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-W620 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Lighter Than Average

The weight of the Sony DSC-W620 of only 100g is very light compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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

The DSC-W620's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 140mm is longer than 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-W620 features face detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the DSC-W620 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the DSC-W620 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the DSC-W620 of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 87% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-W620 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DSC-W620 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DSC-W620 of 10x is in the biggest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony DSC-W620's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

Across all the cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The Sony DSC-W620's maximum playback zoom of only 8x is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-W620 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Sony DSC-W620 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Sony DSC-W620's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Sony DSC-W620 is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony DSC-W620 of 6.5 is in the largest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw620s

Barcodes:

00027242843592, 00027242843608, 00027242843615, 00033172032272, 00033172032296, 04905524833362, 04905524833379, 04905524833386, 04905524855395, 04905524855401, 04905524855517, 09781334567902

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