Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Review

May 20, 2014 | Jack Baker | |


Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D) (CIPA)
96.0mm x 54.9mm x 25.7mm (3 7/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. x 1 1/16 in.)
Weight (CIPA)
Approx. 164g (5.8oz) (Battery and Memory Stick DUO are included);Approx. 137g (4.8oz) (Body Only)


Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Effective pixels
Approx. 18.2 Megapixels


Lens type
Sony G 11 elements in 10 groups (including 5 aspheric elements)
F3.5(W) - 6.5(T)
Focal length
f=4.3 - 86.0mm


Optical Zoom
20x(Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
18M Approx.80x / 10M Approx.107x / 5M Approx.151x / VGA Approx.306x / 13M(16:9) Approx.80x / 2M(16:9) Approx.204x
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Approx. 80
Clear Image Zoom
Still Image: 18M Approx.40x / 10M Approx.53x / 5M Approx.75x / VGA Approx.306x / 13M(16:9) Approx.40x / 2M(16:9) Approx.102x;Movie: Approx.40x

Image Stabilization



Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF
Focus Range
iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 200cm (6.56 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 200cm (6.56 ft.) to Infinity)
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot


Screen Type
7.5cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 460,800 dots / ClearPhoto / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps)


Shutter Speed
iAuto (4" - 1/1600) / Program Auto (1" - 1/1600)

White Balance

White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy,Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight, Incandescent, Flash,Custom

Storage Media

Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo™;Memory Stick PRO Duo™(high speed);Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™;Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™;Memory Stick Micro;Memory Stick Micro (Mark2);SD Memory Card;SDHC Memory Card;SDXC Memory Card;microSD Memory Card;microSDHC Memory Card;microSDXC Memory Card


Still Image Resolution
3:2mode:16M(4,896×3,264) / 8.9M(3,648×2,432) / 4.5M(2,592×1,728);4:3mode:18M(4,896×3,672) / 10M(3,648×2,736) / 5M(2,592×1,944) / VGA;16:9mode:13M(4,896×2,752) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 2.1M(1,920×1,080);1:1mode:13M(3,664×3,664) / 7.5M(2,736×2,736) / 3.7M(1,920×1,920);Sweep Panorama:Wide(7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920),Standard(4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920),360(11,520×1,080)
Movie Recording Mode
AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/50p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/50i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/50i);MP4: 12M(1,440x1,080/25fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/25fps)
Panorama (Recording)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Recording Format
AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible, MP4

Built-in Flash

Built-in Flash Mode
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash
Built-in Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.2m to 4.3m(7 7/8 inches to 14 feet 1 3/8 inches)(W) / Approx.2.0m to 2.4 m (6 feet 6 3/4 inches to 7 feet 10 1/2 inches)(T);ISO3200: up to Approx.6.1 m(20 feet 1/4 inches)(W) / Approx.3.4 m(11 feet 1 7/8 inches)(T)


Image Processor
Shooting Mode
Intelligent Auto, Panorama, Easy Shooting, Scene Selection, Movie Mode(Intelligent Auto/Scene Selection)
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum)
Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)
Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Handheld Twilight, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Photo Creativity
Picture Effect
Toy camera, Pop colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration
Panorama (Shooting)
360 Sweep Panorama
Shooting Functions
Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Grid Line


Playback Modes
Beauty Effect, BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Slideshow, Motion Shot Video


Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)
Auto(ISO80-1600), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200, Multi Frame NR: Auto (ISO80-1600), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 /12800
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto:(ISO80Level-ISO1000Level) / High Sensitivity:(ISO80Level-ISO2000Level)


Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Approx. 470 / Approx. 235min


Input and Output Terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal;Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0);Micro HDMI
Wi-Fi Connectivity
Yes(IEEE802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))

In The Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1;AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D;Micro USB cable;Wrist Strap;Instruction Manual

Color Options


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