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Sony DSC-W620

A classic compact camera with average features
Compact 14.1MP 5x Yes Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-W620 Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W620 number 804 across all digital cameras.
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23 Reviews
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 23 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
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 few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Quite small display diagonal
Does not support Full HD video

Sony DSC-W620 Video Reviews


Sony DSC-W620 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site parentesis.com scored this camera 70%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

DSC-W620 owners on average rated this digital camera 88%. Over 82% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 32,324 expert and user reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two owners said that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good value for money.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the DSC-W620 of 14.1MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony DSC-W620's optical zoom of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the DSC-W620 of 3.2 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W620 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-W620 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Light

The Sony DSC-W620's weight of only 100g is fairly light compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-W620 features face detection, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Sony DSC-W620's display diagonal of only 2.7" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-W620 does not support Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DSC-W620 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 72% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The DSC-W620's digital zoom of 10x is in the biggest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The playback zoom (max) of the DSC-W620 of only 8x is quite low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest playback zoom (max) of digital cameras is 1x, the highest is 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Three Aspherical Lenses

The DSC-W620 is a three aspherical lens camera. Most of the other digital cameras only have one aspherical lens.

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4320 X 3240 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the DSC-W620 is 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4320 x 2432 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2592 x 1944 pixels plus 2 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the DSC-W620 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Sony DSC-W620 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Light

The DSC-W620's weight of only 0.1kg is very light compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 4% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 0.097kg and 360kg, and the average weight is 12kg.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-W620 features smile detection, which is unusual. 97% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony DSC-W620's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscw620r, sony dscw620s
Barcodes 00027242843592, 00027242843608, 00027242843615, 00033172032272, 00033172032296, 00534310341954, 04905524833348, 04905524833355, 04905524833362, 04905524833379, 04905524833386, 04905524833393, 04905524833409, 04905524833416, 04905524833423, 04905524855395, 04905524855401, 04905524855517, 09781334567902
Significantly longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
66% larger maximum aperture number
50% higher display resolution (numeric)
Significantly heavier
Vastly bigger optical zoom
22x bigger digital zoom
4" larger display diagonal
Heavier
82% larger maximum aperture number
76% higher display resolution (numeric)
Larger display diagonal
Significantly heavier
Nikon D4

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£ 4,225.00
Hugely lighter
691 pixels higher display resolution (numeric)
0.5" larger display diagonal
One month older

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