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Sony DSC-WX200: Review

The Sony DSC-WX200 is a compact camera from sleek and stylish, handy and perfect for perfect photos in every circumstance. Features a CMOS sensor Exmor R from 18.2 megapixels, a 10x optical zoom to shoot subjects, in the distance, a wide-angle G Lens and 2.7-inch LCD display with high resolution.

The most interesting features are the Wi-Fi capability to send photos and videos to other devices wirelessly and Full HD movies. It also has auto mode, flash and support for SD memory cards, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo.

Sony DSC-WX200: Design

The Sony DSC-WX200 is a stylish and compact camera, available in black and silver and very manageable. It has an LCD display ClearPhoto 2.7-inch TFT with a resolution of 460,800 pixels. As for size, measuring 92.3 mm wide, 52.4 mm high and 21.6 mm thick and weighs 105 grams excluding battery and SD of 121 grams and taking them into account.

Sony DSC-WX200: Features and Functionality

The Sony DSC-WX200 is a compact digital camera that the manufacturer has presented at CES this year, along with another model of the same series, namely the Sony DSC-WX80. It is a so-called compact “point and shoot”, ideal for those who are not very practical in photography and want a machine that does it all.

As regards the technical specifications, the WX200 is provided with an image sensor of type CMS Exmor 1/2, 3 inches in size and with an effective resolution of about 18.2 megapixel, very valid even in low-light conditions. It is also equipped with a G lens that has a focal length of 4.45 to 44.5 mm, equivalent to 25-250 mm on a traditional 35 mm and a maximum aperture of F3.3-F5.9.

Sony DSCWX200
Sony DSCWX200

To shoot subjects, in the distance, the Sony DSC-WX200 has a 10x optical zoom, so quite high, and a digital zoom up to 40x. The macro function allows, then, to approach up to 5 cm from the object. In a nutshell, this is perfect for close-up shots for panoramic photos.

Speaking now of the various features offered by this camera, you can start by SteadyShot, ie the optical stabilizer that compensates for the movement of the machine by moving the lens back and forth, ensuring crisp, clear photos every time, without any loss. But the most interesting feature is the integrated Wi-Fi, which allows you to quickly transfer photos and videos to other devices.

Of secondary importance is not the possibility of creating perfect portraits the Sony DSC-WX200 has a special function that automatically removes the defects of the skin, makes your teeth whiter, enlarges the look and eliminates skin shiny. Who does not want to worry about anything can leave it all too Intelligent Auto Adjustment, which chooses the right scene according to the situation?

Other features include continuous shooting at high speed, sensitivity up to ISO 12800, the recognition of faces and smiles, panoramic mode, the auto focus, white balance and the ability to record Full HD movies, with maximum resolution of 1,920×1,080 pixels.

As for saving photos and videos, has a slot for cards like Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo and Memory Stick Micro. The included battery can take around 220 pictures and record about 110 minutes of footage. The package finally, includes battery, adapter, USB cable, wrist strap and instruction manual.


The Sony DSC-WX200 is a good compact that plays the best of his duty, that allows everyone to get decent quality photos without the slightest effort. Has no manual settings but everything is adjusted automatically? Among the most appealing are the Wi-Fi, the optical stabilizer, Full HD movies and high autonomy.

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PROS : Wi-Fi connectivity, sensor resolution, Built-in flash, wide-angle lens, Design.

CONS : Battery life, No touchscreen display; Only automatic functions.

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