Summary Sony DSC-WX30

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Specifications Key specs
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Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30


Sony has replaced the Cybershot DSC-WX30 with the WX50.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 announced January 2012
Lowest price Slightly cheaper

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The Sony DSC-WX30 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
921k dots
Size Really small Help
Ultra compact (92×52×19 mm)
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Weight Very light Help
117 g
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The Sony DSC-WX30 vs other recent ultra compacts

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Thickness Thin Help


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The Sony DSC-WX30 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5.0 cm
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
230 shots
Announced Old Help
July 2011
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1600 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
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The Sony DSC-WX30 vs other recent ultra compacts

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported


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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30
Cybershot DSC-WX30

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annon (8:30 AM, December 26, 2013)
really great camera and much better than the other model, the only one that can compete with it is wx7.
Bouhg23 (2:31 PM, February 26, 2012)
4 secs is enough.
Surf1 (9:59 AM, August 28, 2011)
4 secs! so there is no night mode?.... no starry sky mode? seems a bit daft!!