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Sony DSC-WX200
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Sony DSC-WX200 Digital Camera

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18.2MP 10x CMOS Apr 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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30 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The writers at PhotographyBlog.com and Agdlab.pl both concluded that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site wrote that this Sony digital camera was a sensible purchase. Expert Reviews gave this Sony camera a "Best Buy" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 84% based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de. That puts this camera in the top 3% of all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec.

Excellent User Reviews

DSC-WX200 owners on average rated this camera as fantastic. Owners think this digital camera is one of the better digital cameras of a comparable spec and age.

Good Quality Pictures

Three Sony DSC-WX200 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure”.

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a good image sensor.

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Good Size

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 is an ultra compact digital camera with a 10x optical zoom lens” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX200. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their Sony DSC-WX200 review “Smartphones have decimated sales of compact cameras.”.

One person concluded that the Sony DSC-WX200 was a good body shape.

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was thin. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned four years ago “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX200 is a slim, sexy digital compact camera featuring a large 10x optical zoom operating through a Sony G lens with enhanced Optical SteadyShot stabilisation” and rated this digital camera 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Sony DSC-WX200 reviewers said that this digital camera was good quality. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “Rather more impressive is that the camera packs a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation in a metal body not much l” in their review of this digital camera and rated the Sony DSC-WX200 70 out of 100. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Image quality is up to scratch”.

Good Brand

Based on 13,635 expert and user reviews, Sony has good ratings for its digital cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras.

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Good Quality Lens

One person who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good image stabiliser. One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer who purchased it considered that it had a good lens.

Good Technical Features

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it had good features. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “Lots of great features in a tiny package” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

One Sony DSC-WX200 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking.

Good Video Capture

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-WX200 was good for video recording. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com four years ago “Couple that to an 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, Full HD video, Wi” in their Sony DSC-WX200 review and rated this digital camera 80 out of 100.

Robust

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer considered that it was well made.

Good Connectivity

One Sony DSC-WX200 reviewer considered that this digital camera was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-WX200 on expert review site Ephotozine “An 18.2 megapixel sensor, high speed shooting and built in Wi-Fi”.

Quite Big Digital Zoom

Cameras of this age and type have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x. At 40 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) (810x).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-WX200 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec do not support wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-WX200 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200 do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX100V.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 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 Sony camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon S120 (£179.99) (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Sony DSC-WX200 supports video capability, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX200 which do not support video capability.

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Fairly High Megapixel

Compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 46MP. With a megapixel of 18.2 megapixels, the DSC-WX200 has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If this Sony digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) (20.4MP).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-WX200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-WX200, the DSC-WX200 has a built-in flash.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-WX200 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Sony digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Image Editings

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Rotating and Trimming are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sony DSC-WX200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX200. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX200 has a 4896 x 3672 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-WX200 the best image resolution is 5152 x 3864 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-WX200 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 across all compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Sony camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-WX200 has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080 and 2592 x 1944. The still image resolution of all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this Sony digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Centre weighted Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus and Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Light

Digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200 have weights of between 20g and 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of only 105 grams, the DSC-WX200 is fairly light compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200 range from 1" to 4.8". At only 2.7 inches, the DSC-WX200 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200.

If you are looking for a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F (3").

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-WX200 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX200 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Sony DSC-HX100V, or the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-WX200 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX200 are also not waterproof.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 460.8 pixels, the DSC-WX200 has one of the lowest display resolution (numeric)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this spec and age have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 440,000 pixels.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-WX200 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX200. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of only 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a quite low playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-WX200. The lowest playback zoom (max) of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1x, the highest is 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 9.3x.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX200 the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the DSC-WX200 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most commonly featured light metering featured on cameras of this type and age. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The DSC-WX200 has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-WX200.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX200

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony digital camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX200 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung GC100 (£259.74) (21x), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700 (£282.13) (30x).

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX200 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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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
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Face Detection
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Panorama
Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP)
Manual Focus
Optical Viewfinder
Trimming
Electrical Viewfinder
Cool Shot Function
Conversion Function
Technical Details
Optical Sensor Size
Smartphone Remote Support

3 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended agdlab.pl Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(8)
5 August 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX200 is a slim, sexy digital compact camera featuring a large 10x optical zoom operating through a Sony G lens with enhanced Optical SteadyShot stabilisation. Couple that... Read more…

12 April 2013

The Sony Cyber-shot WX200 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure and reasonable levels of detail. Rather more impressive is that the camera packs a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens...

15 March 2013

Lots of great features in a tiny package, and image quality is up to scratch...

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 18,2 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 2,7 cala i zoomem optycznym 10x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

10 March 2014

Agdlab.pl

Jaki aparat do 1000 z? wybra?? Jaki kompakt b?dzie najlepszy na wakacje?Wspó?czesne aparaty kompaktowe to co? znacznie wi?cej ni? tylko zwyk?e cyfrowe...

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User Reviews

(103)
Reviewed 17 August 2013 by Traffic
(Verified Purchase)

I was in need of a compact point and shoot camera as I gave my previous cybershot away to my sister and was only left with my Nikon DSLR. While there is no compact camera that can compete with the... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2013 by Alan

The DSC-WX200 is a new-for-2013 digital compact camera from Sony, that replaces last year's DSC-WX100. It's available in three different colours (Black, Silver, White) and comes packaged in a... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2014 by Hungryhippo
(Verified Purchase)

I struggled for a while with a few choices before narrowing it down to either the Lumix DMC-SZ3EBK or the Sony, choosing the Sony mainly on the strength of its size, video quality and the fact... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2013 by MyKeyReviews

? Brief ? The WX200 is great for those who would like a camera that can easily slip into ones pocket with the ability to take some very decent photos. This camera feels pretty solid in the sense... Read more…

Reviewed 13 January 2014 by P. Harper
(Verified Purchase)

Still getting to grips with the camera but so far performing brilliantly as a point and shoot. We have a Digital SLR but the photo quality is as good here and so much easier to carry around. Great... Read more…

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