Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 Review

4.5
November 19, 2009 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Lens

Optical Zoom

5x

Precision Digital Zoom

Approx.10x(Total)

Smart Zoom

up to 28x (with VGA)

F

2.4-5.9

Focal Length (f= mm)

4.25-21.25

Focal Length (f=35mm conversion)

24-120

Macro (cm)

Wide: Approx. 5-Infinity, Tele: Approx. 50-Infinity (in Auto Mode)

Filter Diameter (mm)

NO

Conversion Lens compatibility

NO

NightShot

NO

NightFraming

NO

Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens

NO

Sony G

YES

Image Sensory

CCD Type

Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor

Size (Inches)

1/2.4

Camera

Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels)

Approx.10.2

Bionz Processor

YES

Face Detection

YES

Smile Shutter

YES

A/D Conversion (DXP) (Bit)

12

Clear RAW NR

YES

Auto Focus Method (Single)

NO

Auto Focus Method (Monitoring)

NO

Auto Focus Method (Intelligent)

YES

Auto Focus Method (Continuous)

NO

Auto Focus Area (Multi Point)

YES

Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted)

YES

Auto Focus Area (Spot)

YES

Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot)

NO

Manual Focus

NO

Focus Preset

NO

Focus Preset (m)

NO

Aperture Auto Mode

YES

Aperture Priority Mode

NO

Aperture Manual Mode

NO

Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec)

2" - 1/1600

NR Slow Shutter

YES

Hand Shake Alert

YES

Exposure Control

+/- 2.0EV, 1/ 3 EV step

White Balance

Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1,Fluorescent2,Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set

Automatic White Balance

YES

Light Metering (Multi Pattern)

YES

Light Metering (Centre weighted)

YES

Light Metering (Spot)

YES

Sharpness Setting

NO

Saturation Setting

NO

Contrast Setting

NO

ISO Sensitivity (REI)

YES (Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)

Scene Selection

High Sensitivity, Soft Snap, Landscape, Twilight Portrait, Twilight, Gourmet, Pet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Underwater

AF Illuminator

YES

Flash Mode

Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash

Distance limitations using Flash (m)

0.2-5 (wide), 0.5-2 (tele)

Pre-flash

YES

Red-eye Reduction

YES

Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash

YES

Super SteadyShot

Super SteadyShot capability

NO

SteadyShot capability

NO

Optical SteadyShot capability

YES

Auto Focus System

AF Illuminator

YES

Built-In-Flash

Flash Mode

Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Syncro, No Flash

Red-Eye Reduction

YES

Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash

YES

LCD/ Viewfinder

LCD Screen Size (inches)

2.7

LCD Total Dots Number

230.400

LCD Monitor Type

TFT

Auto Bright Monitoring

YES

Optical Viewfinder

NO

Electrical Viewfinder

NO

Recording

Recording Media

Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™. Memory Stick PRO Duo™ High Speed (No Speed Advantage), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™(No Speed Advantage), Internal memory (11MB)

Recording Format

JPEG

Memory Stick™ Pro Interface

Parallel

DCF (Design rule for Camera File System)

YES

DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)

YES

Burst Mode (shots)

10

Burst Interval (approximately sec)

0.1

Still Image size (12 Mega 4000 x 3000)

NO

Still Image size (10 Mega 3648 x 2736)

YES

Still Image size (8.0 Mega, 3264 x 2448)

NO

Still Image size (5.0 Mega, 2592 x 1944)

YES

Still Image size (3.1 Mega, 2048 x 1536)

YES

Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480)

YES

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

YES

Still Image size (16:9 mode, 3648 x 2056)

YES

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)

YES

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

NO

Panorama

(7152 x 1080) / (4912 x 1080) / (4912 x 1920) / (3424 x 1920)

Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Fine, 640x480, 30fps)

NO

Moving Image Size (MPEG VX Standard, 640x480, 16.6fps)

NO

Moving Image Size (640x480 30fps)

YES

Moving Image Size (QVGA:  320x240 30fps)

NO

Moving Image Size (QVGA:  320x240 8.3fps)

NO

Moving Image Size (1440x1080 30fps Fine Approx.12Mbps)

NO

Moving Image Size (1440x1080 30fps Standard Approx.7Mbps)

NO

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

YES

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

YES

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

NO

Playback/ Edit

HD (High Definition) Playback

YES

Slideshow Playback

YES

Slideshow with Music

YES

Trimming

YES

Resize

NO

Playback Zoom

YES

Divide (MPEG)

NO

Cue & Review (MPEG)

YES

Index Playback

YES

Image Rotation

YES

Auto Image Rotation

YES

>General

Battery Remaining Indicator

YES

Histogram Indicator

YES

Exposure Warning Indicator

YES

Disk / Memory Stick remaining indicator

YES

PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol)

YES

Print Image Matching

YES

PictBridge

YES

Shop Front Mode

YES

Start up time (approximately sec)

1.6

Menu Language

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

Bluetooth Function

NO

Jacks

Multi use Terminal with HD

YES

Multi use Terminal

YES

AV Out

NO

Digital I/O (USB)

NO

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

YES

>Power/ Others

Battery System

Lithium G

Supplied Battery

NP-BG1

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

350 shots, 175min (CIPA standard with LCD screen on)

Battery for Clock

Manganese-Lithium (MS614SE)

Weight (g)

120

Weight with Accessories (g)

149

Supplied Software

Picture Motion Browser Ver.4.3.00(Windows only)

Supplied Accessories

Rechargeble battery pack (NP-BG1), Battery Charger, Multi Connector Cable(USB, AV), Power Cord, Wrist Strap, CD-ROM

Dimensions

Width (mm)

90.5

Height (mm)

51.8

Depth (mm)

19.8

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