Sony DSC-WX1 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 
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General
Model Number: DSC-WX1 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.99
Street Price: $336.56
Date Available: 2009-10-01
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.2 oz (148 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.6 x 2.0 x 0.8 in.
(91 x 52 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 10.20
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.4" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/2.4 or f/7.1 (wide) / f/5.9 or ?? (tele)  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, Two Push Set, Underwater (Auto, 1/2, Flash) 
Shutter Speed Range: 2 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Hi-speed Shutter, Underwater, Gourmet 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx.0.2 - 5.0m(W) / Approx.0.5 - 2.0m(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.10.0m(W) / Approx.4.0m(T) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo 
Memory Included (MB): 11.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-connector 
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser Vers 4.3 + USB Driver 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2, Mac OSX v(10.3-10.5) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1 
Usable Battery Types: InfoLithium rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 InfoLithium rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 350
Notes & Features: Back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS image sensor, SteadyShot optical image stabilization, Sweep Panorama mode, Dynamic Range Optimizer Standard and Plus, Face and Motion Detection, HD movie (720p), High speed shooting. Available in black. 

 


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