Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 Review

4.0
June 8, 2011 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Lens

Optical Zoom

7x

Precision Digital Zoom

Approx. 28x (Total)

Smart Zoom

up to 50x (with VGA)

F

2.4-5.9

Focal Length (f= mm)

4.28-30.0

Focal Length (f=35mm conversion)

24-168

Macro (cm)

iAuto(W:Approx.5cm(0.16') to Infinity, T:Approx.100cm(3.28') to Infinity)

Filter Diameter (mm)

NO

Conversion Lens compatibility

NO

Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens

NO

Sony G

YES

Image Sensory

CCD Type

Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor

Size (Inches)

1/2.3 type(7.77mm)

Camera

Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels)

Approx. 16.2

Bionz Processor

YES

Face Detection

YES

Smile Shutter

YES

Soft Skin Mode

YES

Background Defocus

YES

Backlight Correction

YES

Sweep Panorama

NO

Intelligent Sweep Panorama

YES

Underwater Sweep Panorama

NO

3D Sweep Panorama

YES

Clear RAW NR

YES

Auto Focus Area (Multi Point)

9 points (Under Face Undetected)

Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted)

YES

Auto Focus Area (Spot)

YES

Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot)

YES

Manual Focus

NO

Aperture Auto Mode

YES

Aperture Priority Mode

NO

Aperture Manual Mode

NO

Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec)

iAuto(2" - 1/1,600)

NR Slow Shutter

1/3sec or slower

Hand Shake Alert

YES

Exposure Control

± 2.0EV, 1/3EV step

White Balance

Auto (intelligent), Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set, White Balance Sift

Automatic White Balance

YES (Intelligent)

Light Metering (Multi Pattern)

YES

Light Metering (Centre weighted)

YES

Light Metering (Spot)

YES

Sharpness Setting

YES

Saturation Setting

YES

Contrast Setting

YES

ISO Sensitivity (REI)

YES (Auto / 100 / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200)

Scene Selection

11 modes (Superior Auto / Portrait / Backlight Portrait / Twilight Portrait / Twilight / Backlight / Macro / Landscape / Infant / Spot Light / Low Light )

AF Illuminator

Auto / Off

SteadyShot

SteadyShot capability

YES

Optical SteadyShot capability

YES (Optical SteadyShot Active Mode)

Auto Focus System

AF Illuminator

Auto / Off

Built-In-Flash

Flash Mode

Auto / On / Slow Syncro / Off

Pre-flash

YES

Red-Eye Correction

Auto / On / Off

Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash

YES

Distance limitations using Flash (m)

ISO Auto: Approx. 0.35-Approx.7.1m(Approx.1.15'-Approx.23.3')(W) / Approx.1.0 - Approx.2.9m(Approx.3.28'-Approx.9.51')(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.10.1m(Approx.33.1)(W) / Approx.4.0m(Approx.13.1')(T)

LCD/ Viewfinder

LCD Screen Size (inches)

7.0cm (2.8type)

LCD Total Dots Number

460.800

LCD Monitor Type

TFT

Auto Bright Monitoring

YES

Optical Viewfinder

NO

Electrical Viewfinder

NO

Recording

Recording Media

Memory Stick™ Duo. Memory Stick PRO Duo™(Mark2 only for movie). Memory Stick PRO Duo™ High Speed (Still only and no Speed Advantage), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™ (No Speed Advantage)

Recording Media II

SD Memory Card(Class4 or Higher for movie), SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class4 or Higher for movie)

Recording Format

JPEG

DCF (Design rule for Camera File System)

YES

DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)

YES

Burst Mode (shots)

Approx.10 fps(10 shots)

Burst Interval (approximately sec)

Approx.0.1 sec.(10 shots)

Still Image size (16M 4608 x 3456)

YES

Still Image size (14M 4320 x 3240)

NO

Still Image size (13M 4224 x 3168)

NO

Still Image size (12M 4000 x 3000)

NO

Still Image size (10M 3648 x 2736)

YES

Still Image size (9.0M, 3456 x 2592)

NO

Still Image size (8.0M, 3264 x 2448)

NO

Still Image size (7.2M 3072 x 2304)

NO

Still Image size (5.0M, 2592 x 1944)

YES

Still Image size (3.1M, 2048 x 1536)

NO

Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480)

YES

Still Image size (16:9 mode, 1920 x 1080)

NO

Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4,320 x 2,432)

NO

Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4000 x 2248)

NO

Still Image size (3:2 mode, 4000 x 2672)

NO

Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432)

NO

Still Image size (3:2 mode 3456 x 2304)

NO

2D Panorama

7,152 x 1,080(227deg) / 4,912 x 1,080(156deg) / 4,912 x 1,920(171deg) / 3,424 x 1,920(119deg)

3D Panorama

7,152 x 1,080(227deg) / 4,912 x 1,080(156deg) / 4,912 x 1,920(171deg) / 3,424 x 1,920(119deg) / 1,920 x 1,080(61deg)

Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Fine Approx.9Mbps)

NO

Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Standard Approx.6Mbps)

NO

Moving Image Size (640x480 30fps Approx.3Mbps)

NO

Moving Image Size (320x240 30fps)

NO

Moving Image Size (AVCHD 1920 x 1080(50i, Interlace) Approx.24Mbps(Average bit-rate))

YES

Moving Image Size (AVCHD 1920 x 1080(50i, Interlace) Approx.17Mbps(Average bit-rate))

YES

Moving Image Size (AVCHD 1440 x 1080(50i, Interlace) Approx.9Mbps(Average bit-rate))

YES

Moving Image Size (MP4/AVI 1440 x 1080 Approx.25fps Progressive) Approx.12Mbps(Average bit-rate))

YES

Moving Image Size (MP4/AVI 1280 x 720 Approx.25fps Progressive) Approx.6Mbps(Average bit-rate))

YES

Moving Image Size (MP4/AVI 640 x 480 Approx.25fps Progressive) Approx.3Mbps(Average bit-rate))

YES

Playback/ Edit

HD (High Definition) Playback

Under 16M(4,608 x 3,456)

Slideshow Playback

YES

Slideshow with Music

YES

Slideshow Movie

YES

Trimming

YES

Playback Zoom

YES (8x)

Cue & Review (MPEG)

YES

Index Playback

16 / 25 images (Date / Folder-Still / Folder-Movie / AVCHD)

Image Rotation

YES

Auto Image Rotation

YES

Auto grouping and & Best Picture Recognition

YES

General

Battery Remaining Indicator

YES

Histogram Indicator

YES

Exposure Warning Indicator

YES

Disk / Memory Stick remaining indicator

YES

PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol)

NO

Print Image Matching

YES

PictBridge

NO

Shop Front Mode

YES

Start up time (approximately sec)

Approx. 2.0 sec.

Menu Language

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian , Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian

Jacks

Multi use Terminal with HD

Type3b, AV(SD)/USB/DCIN

Multi use Terminal

YES

AV Out

NO

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

YES

Power/ Others

Battery System

Lithium N

Supplied Battery

NP-BG1

Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting condition

360 shots, 180min (CIPA standard with LCD screen on)

Battery for Clock

Manganese-Lithium (MS614SE)

Weight (g)

Approx. 109g (3.8oz.)

Weight with Accessories (g)

Approx. 126g (4.4oz.)

Supplied Software

Picture Motion Browser

Supplied Accessories

Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BG1), USB Charger (AC-UB10/10B), USB Cable, AC Adapter, Wrist strap, CD-ROM

Dimensions

Width (mm)

95.0

Height (mm)

53.5

Depth (mm)

23.3

Entry Tags

hd video, hd, compact, review, 16 megapixel, beginner, full hd, 1080i, 2.8 inch LCD, 7x zoom, 7x, wx10, 7x lens, Sony DSC-WX10, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10, dsc-wx10, Sony WX10

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