Summary Sony DSC-W690

Prices Price
Camera only
$438
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 5
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 10x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.3
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Pros

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The Sony DSC-W690 vs other recent compacts

Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
25 mm
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3"
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
30 seconds
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The Sony DSC-W690 vs other recent travel zooms

Size Really small Help
Super compact (94×56×22 mm)
Weight Very light Help
142 g
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"

Cons

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The Sony DSC-W690 vs other recent compacts

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Lowest price Expensive Help
$438.19
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The Sony DSC-W690 vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Very poor zoom Help
10x
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
220 shots
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1600 of a second

Appearance

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Discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690
Cyber-shot DSC-W690
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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (4:13 PM, April 02, 2012)
Oops, that must be a typo, we will fix that up soon.
 
Keshavprasad_ct (4:05 PM, April 02, 2012)
Macro is 5 cm not 50 cm