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Sony DSC-W670 Digital Camera

Featuring a Super HAD CCD sensor with 16.1 megapixels, the lithium-ion powered Cyber-shot W670 captures superbly clear images. It also impresses with its slim, desirable design, powerful 6x... More
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14 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

Sony is one of the superior camera brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. 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.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might also want to look at including the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Nikon 28[plb_1877145_price], or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The DSC-W670 has one of the bigger digital zooms (14 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age. Compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-W670 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x.

If this Sony digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] (14.4x and higher rated), the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] (16x and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-H70R[plb_580917_price] (20x and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports a miniSD|miniSDHC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a comparable 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 the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the IXUS 155[pl_2176423_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Canon or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years which do not support video capability, the DSC-W670 supports video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think the D300s[pl_994_price], and the COOLPIX L23 + 4GB[pl_1643298_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm F800EXR[plb_1518759_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W670, the Sony DSC-W670 has an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the GE C1433[plb_1772802_price], and the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The DSC-W670 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the GE J1250[plb_1773000_price], and the Casio EX-ZR700[plb_1722253_price] is also worth considering.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-W670 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W670. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Sony DSC-W670 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of a similar type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Sony digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2592 x 1944 and 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592. Compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W670 still image resolution(s)s range from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Sony DSC-W670 has a very small maximum aperture number (11.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-W670. The average maximum aperture number of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-W670 is 6.6.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-W670 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Digital cameras of this age and type video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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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 comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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TFT Display

The DSC-W670 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Digital cameras that have been available for more than two years displays range from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on cameras of this age and spec.

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12 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This compact camera camera received a rating of 10 out of 100 from digital camera expert review website pcworld.com.vn. This means that experts really don't rate this Sony camera very highly.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W670 do not support Full HD video. The Sony DSC-W670 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the X10[pl_1150_price], or the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm or the Olympus XZ-2[plb_1716567_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony DSC-W670 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the ST200[pl_378406_price], or the SAMSUNG ST200F[pl_1682904_price] both from Samsung or the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The DSC-W670 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago do not have a GPS (satellite). The DSC-W670 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Lumix DMC-TZ61[pl_2226969_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ41[pl_2149949_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W670, the DSC-W670 is not waterproof.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-W670 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 2 seconds, the DSC-W670 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-W670.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-W670 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-W670. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The DSC-W670 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Centre weighted Auto Focus, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus and Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W670 the battery capacitys range from 170mAh to 1,700mAh. At only 630 milliamperes * hour, the Sony DSC-W670 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-W670.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The DSC-W670 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The shooting modess "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the DSC-W670 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The minimum aperture numbers of digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-W670 range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-W670

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this Sony digital camera was released.

Average Megapixel

The DSC-W670 has a pretty standard megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

Alternative 16.1MP cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR200[plb_370973_price].

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP and higher rated), the Samsung WB30F[plb_1609452_price] (16.2MP and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-WX80[plb_1621797_price] (16.2MP and 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 typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the DSC-W670 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Coolpix S6150[pl_1147112_price] (7x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S3400[pl_2072942_price] (7x and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-WX10B[plb_595125_price] (7x and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the DSC-W670 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.7" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S2500[pl_50841_price], or the Coolpix 3100[pl_162310_price] both from Nikon or the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price].

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the PowerShot N[pl_1478196_price] (2.8" and higher rated), or the PowerShot N2[pl_2697704_price] (2.8" and higher rated) both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit[plb_1609683_price] (2.8" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Sony DSC-W670 has a relatively standard weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-W670.

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Expert Reviews

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14 April 2012

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3 April 2012

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscw670, dscw670rcee8, dscw670scee8, sony dscw670l, sony dscw670p, sony dscw670r
Barcodes 04905524833232, 04905524833263, 04905524833287, 04905524833317, 07453044307353

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