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Sony DSCWX220B Digital Camera

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18.2MP 10x CMOS May 2014
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38 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this compact camera digital camera. The reviewer at Expert Reviews conluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it a "Recommended" award and PhotographyBlog.com gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de the average expert rating of this digital camera is 81%. This puts this compact camera digital camera in the top 10% of all the digital cameras of a similar age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Good User Reviews

Users have rated this digital camera on average 88%.

Good Video Capture

Several Sony DSC-WX220 owners who purchased the product wrote that it was good for video recording. Henry Schmidt wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Much much more! This camera shoots 18.2 mega pixel photo's and video in up to 720p”. Mr. M. Garner wrote in their review on Amazon “Great videos too”. Polly said “Takes very clear pictures and videos, well recommended”.

Good Quality Lens

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Mr Baz wrote in his Sony DSC-WX220 review three years ago “The Sony WX220 is a very small compact with a fairly large and useful zoom range” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Mr Baz also mentioned “Good zoom range and above average image quality”. Mw rated the product 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “Fantastic "Little "Camera - I had the better zoom model”.

A few Sony DSC-WX220 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it had a good lens. Mr Baz said in his review on Amazon “The images and lens are clearly a good step up over the Lumix”.

Four people wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Three years ago Mr Baz mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-WX220 on Amazon “Tele end performs well too.+ Autofocus is quite quick (for a compact)” and rated it 4 stars.

Several customers who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good image stabiliser. Two years ago Raff rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The low light modes and image stabilization are great and really negate the need for the flash in a lot of situations, giving much more natural results”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Sony DSC-WX220 owners thought the Sony DSC-WX220 was able to produce good images. Chris from Durham mentioned on Amazon “The quality of pictures are very good” and gave it a very good review. Chris from Durham also mentioned “It is very responsive and quick to process images”. Duncan Shipley Dalton said on Amazon “The quality of the pictures is good and its relatively easy to learn how to operate” in his review of this digital camera and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

A number of Sony DSC-WX220 reviewers who purchased it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Chris gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “This camera is smaller with higher pixels and overall very pleased”. Henry Schmidt said on Amazon “Can last a good days worth of shooting, taking videos reduces the time.” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon “Details are good for a compact shooting HD video”.

Some people who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good image sensor. Raff mentioned in their Sony DSC-WX220 review on Amazon “However, I do wish Sony had been brave and done the sensor a little favour by dropping to 12 megapixels instead of 18”. Tobias mentioned “Great compact, very light compact and sensor is very good quality considering price range” in his Sony DSC-WX220 review and scored it very highly. Three years ago expert website Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera “Still packs Sony's 18.2MP sensor capable of a maximum ISO3200 standard sensitivity, paired with the latest BIONZ X processor”.

One Sony DSC-WX220 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Two years ago Raff gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is very nice at lower ISO”.

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Good Size

A few customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Chris said on Amazon “Nice and compact, great optical zoom, Full HD video recording with zoom” in his review. Chris also mentioned “Sony compact camera”. Last year Grace mentioned in her review on Amazon “Simple, easy to use and really compact”.

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Electrogenius gave the product an excellent review score and wrote on Amazon two years ago “It is very small and light and easy to use”. One person who bought it mentioned that it was lightweight.

One person who purchased it considered that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said “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 larger”.

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Good Product Quality

Eighteen Sony DSC-WX220 owners concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Sony DSC-WX220 on Amazon “Fantastic zoom, superb quality”. Two years ago Henry Schmidt said in his Sony DSC-WX220 review “Although not DSLR quality the photo's look nice” and rated it as excellent. Hungryhippo mentioned “AMAZING picture quality”.

Easy to Use

A number of customers agreed that the product was easy to use. Last year Amazon Customer wrote in their Sony DSC-WX220 review “Easy to use, quickly powers up, intuitive buttons” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Duncan Shipley Dalton scored the product very highly and he said in his review of this digital camera in the same month “She has had fun learning how to use it and taking pictures”. Duncan Shipley Dalton also mentioned “Its a good camera that's a convenient size to use and carry around”.

Four Sony DSC-WX220 reviewers thought it was easy to use the menus. Lu wrote on Amazon “Menus are easy to follow” in her Sony DSC-WX220 review. Mr Baz rated it 4 stars and he said “Light body (metal exterior feels solid enough)+ Easy to use, simple menus and operation”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Paul Easley gave it a very good review score and he wrote “This camera was "dumb-blonde" simple to set up and using my mobile phone's screen to monitor the camera, take pictures” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX220.

One Sony DSC-WX220 owner said in their reviews that the product was easy to handle. Szilard Locsei wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-WX220 on Amazon “Size, handling is good for a point”.

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Good Connectivity

A few Sony DSC-WX220 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was wifi compatible. Chris from Durham mentioned on Amazon “I love the wifi feature” in his Sony DSC-WX220 review. Debee mentioned in their review on Amazon “The only downside is the wireless transfer which is a pain to fathom out”. Henry Schmidt rated the Sony DSC-WX220 as excellent and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The results have shocked me; great photo's all round; good WiFi and NFC connectivity; long battery life”.

One customer thought the Sony DSC-WX220 was good in terms of HDMI connections. Jason Sutherland said on Amazon “It has HDMI out which the QX10 lens style ones dont” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX220. One Sony DSC-WX220 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet.

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Nice Design

Some Sony DSC-WX220 owners who bought it concluded that it was good looking. Mr Baz wrote in his Sony DSC-WX220 review “Ultra compact super zoom that delivers pretty good image quality”. Mr Baz also wrote “Pretty impressive video too (nice”. Polly said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “A beautiful camera and takes very clear pictures”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was neat. Vinnie Richardson rated the product as very good and she said in her Sony DSC-WX220 review “Camera tidy”. Vinnie Richardson also mentioned “The close up porn shots are realy clear! Super great brilliant, best thing i ever bought in my life tidy”.

One Sony DSC-WX220 reviewer who bought it thought it was ergonomic. Raff gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The ergonomics are fine considering the limited space for buttons.”.

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Robust

A few customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Chris from Durham scored it very highly and he mentioned “Lovely solid build” in his review of this digital camera. Mr Baz wrote three years ago “Mostly on target+ Well built small and light body (metal exterior feels solid enough)+ Easy to use, simple menus” in his review of this digital camera. Steve W mentioned on Amazon “Tiny and fairly well made and although completely made out of polycarbonate” in his review.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Sony DSC-WX220 reviewers who reviewed the product said that it was good value for money. Alan J mentioned on Amazon “Great piece of kit, reasonably priced, well pleased”. Mr Baz mentioned “A decent affordable superzoom” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Two years ago Mw wrote on Amazon “It was too big - this is incy - ready to work quickly- great video, great zoom, brilliant price and quality for the money”.

Five Sony DSC-WX220 owners wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Debee mentioned “Has HD video int otthe bargain”. Henry Schmidt rated the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The flap covering the charging socket is very cheap and feels like it's about to snap off” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX220. Two years ago Hungryhippo wrote “Cheap enough and slips into any top pocket” and scored the product very highly.

Several Sony DSC-WX220 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was cheap. Chris said in his review of this digital camera “Ideal pocket camera to carry anywhere, small inexpensive” . Henry Schmidt mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Over all the Wx220 is a solid entry into the budget point and shoot market” in his review. Martin a Riordan said in his review “It does what I want and is inexpensive”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several Sony DSC-WX220 owners who purchased it wrote that it was noisy.

Some Sony DSC-WX220 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was quiet. Mr Baz wrote on Amazon “The motor is quiet) and AF works well” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Two years ago Raff said on Amazon “Image stabilization are extremely quiet in video mode, so no obtrusive clicks” in their Sony DSC-WX220 review and gave the product an excellent review score.

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Good Technical Features

A few customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Sony DSC-WX220 “Handy size, quality and features excellent”. Henry Schmidt wrote “Sony's Cybershot UI is packed full of features and is easy to use” in his review of this digital camera. Henry Schmidt also said “The settings menu is easy to navigate and is full of features”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 13,635 expert and user reviews, Sony has good reviews for its digital cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other brands.

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Good Flash

One Sony DSC-WX220 owner mentioned that the product had a good flash. Henry Schmidt mentioned in his Sony DSC-WX220 review on Amazon “Flash is nice and bright” and scored the Sony DSC-WX220 5 stars.

Good Support

Four Sony DSC-WX220 owners who purchased it considered that it had good technical guidance.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good screen. Ronskipper wrote in their review “The camera itself is very handy and has a large screen”.

Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras of this age and spec range from 1x to 810x. The DSC-WX220 has a fairly big digital zoom (20 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX220.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-WX220 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX220 which do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper cameras such as the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony DSC-WX220 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports a 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 compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that are a similar 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 camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated); or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper), or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The DSC-WX220 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX220 do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video capability and we think the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The average megapixel of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-WX220 is 14MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP. With a megapixel of 18.2 megapixels, the Sony DSC-WX220 has one of the higher megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the DSC-WX220 has an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including a cheaper camera such as the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price], or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the DSC-WX220 has a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think a cheaper camera such as the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price], and the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] or you might consider a higher rated camera such as the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] are also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The DSC-WX220 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX220.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-WX220 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX220. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Sony DSC-WX220 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The photo effects "Antique" is also found on this camera.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

With a motion JPEG frame rate of 50 frames per second, the DSC-WX220 has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates amongst compact cameras of this age. The motion JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-WX220 range from 15fps to 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 32fps.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The DSC-WX220 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) (12,800) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-WX220 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 52,000.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sony DSC-WX220 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-WX220. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Sony camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX220.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DSC-WX220 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX220.

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

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Sony DSC-WX220 is more than most digital 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 camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Centre weighted Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

Digital cameras of this spec and age have weights of between 20g and 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of only 105 grams, the Sony DSC-WX220 is one of the lighter compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX220 amongst compact cameras of this age.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (188g and cheaper), or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (170g and cheaper).

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few Sony DSC-WX220 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it did not have a good battery life.

Not 3D

The Sony DSC-WX220 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX220 are also not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-WX220 do not have a GPS (satellite). The DSC-WX220 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX220 are not waterproof. The Sony DSC-WX220 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Sony DSC-WX220 has one of the shortest slowest camera shutter speeds (only 1 second) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX220 the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-WX220 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Sony DSC-WX220 is more than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 1.75 hours, the DSC-WX220 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX220. Across all the similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX220 the battery life (max)s range from 0.83h to 320h, and the average battery life (max) is 15h.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the DSC-WX220 is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most commonly featured light metering featured on digital cameras of this age and spec. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-WX220 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Sony camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX220

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-WX220 over two years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX220 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX220.

There are a number of other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the DSC-WX220 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX220 has a better sensor type than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price].

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might be worth looking at include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (CCD and cheaper) or the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] (CCD and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera Playback
Playback Modes
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor

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Leicht berdurchschnittliche Bildqualitt (fr eine Reisezoomkamera)
10fachZoom trotz sehr kompaktem Kameragehuse
Mit 25mm sehr brauchbarer Weitwinkelbereich
Extrem kleine 2 2cm dnn) und leichte 122g mit Akku und Speicherkarte) Digitalkamera
Das Kameragehuse ist gut verarbeitet
400 ISO
Keine manuellen und halb automatischen Fotoprogramme
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31 July 2014

18.2-megapixel Exmor R CMOS image sensor mated to a 10x optical zoom G lens and the very sameBIONZ X image processor that's been boosting performance on much more expensive Sony digicams. The... Read more…

27 July 2014

Expert Reviews

The WX220 is this year's updated model, and the changes are minor. There's NFC for quicker Wi-Fi configuration. The mode switch has disappeared, but this isn't a great loss as the WX200's switch... Read more…

PhotographyBlog.com

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 is an ultra-compact camera that doesn't trade performance for style. It'll fit in a tight spot, but still packs Sony's 18.2MP sensor capable of a maximum ISO3200... Read more…

17 April 2014

Like the previous version, the Sony Cyber-shot WX220 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure. Rather more impressive is that the camera packs a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens with...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 March 2015 by Deano1

A fantastic, easy to use camera. It fits neatly into your pocket and it's a great alternative to a smartphone camera, especially with it's 10X zoom. It takes good, but not great photos and I... Read more…

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by PistolPete81

I am a surveyor and I need a good quality, reasonably wide angle camera with a decent photo resolution. It also needs to be quite robust, easy to use (fat fingers) and have a decent zoom function.... Read more…

Reviewed 3 March 2015 by Shonsie

Ideal for quick easy photos, no complicated instructions Goes in pocket and ideal for the non professional!

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by JaneH2

I had one of these a few years but it was a bit clunkier. This is is so light and easy to use and I am extremely happy with it...

Reviewed 27 May 2015 by LM52

Really nice little camera at a very competitive price. Fairly easy to set up and get started and photos are of a good quality. Well done Sony "good things certainly do come in small parcels" The... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscwx220, dscwx220n, dscwx220nc, sony dscwx220, sony dscwx220b, sony dscwx220n, sony dscwx220p, sony dscwx220pce3
Barcodes 00027242876934, 00027242876958, 04056572579372, 04905524980721, 04905524980738, 04905524980745, 04905524980752, 04905524980790

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