Summary Sony WX50

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Specifications Key specs
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Screen size
Help 2.7"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50


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The Sony WX50 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Size Really small Help
Ultra compact (92×52×19 mm)
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Weight Light Help
117 g
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Light sensitivity Good maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
Thickness Thin Help


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The Sony WX50 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen size Small screen Help
Announced Old Help
January 2012
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1600 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
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Avatar for NARESH KUMAR NARESH KUMAR (8:06 PM, November 22, 2014)
I WANT TO SEE IT..................JAMMU SHOWROOM...????
sdkgj (1:10 PM, December 30, 2013)
is it better compared to 1080p or has some flaws compared to 1080p
Kris (3:54 AM, September 28, 2013)
Takes incredible pictures. Hi Megapixels compensate for mediocre zoom - you can still get way in there. HDR is great. Panoramics are awesome - I really like them.

Screen is very small, in fact the entire camera is tiny. Not too small to accomplish any tasks, but expect a small screen.

Movies look great. Takes 3D - I only wish I had a monitor to view them on. I still take some 3Ds for future use.

The camera is more sensitive than my eyes, slightly, but still more sensitive - maybe a 1/2 to 1 EV which is saying a lot for cameras. And I think that was only at 6400 ASA.

I am used to a view finder, and on a cruise ship I was able to frame the image in bright sun, but it was difficult, but you can frame it fine. This is true of just about any camera without a viewfinder.

It's so small you forget you even have it with you, so it's a great camera to always have on you, especially if your cellphone camera comes up short of your expectations.

Batteries last a very long time.

Lots of great features at a very low price - I would advise everyone to get one - it's super handy. It makes a great primary camera if you don't want to lug a big SLR around, and a great backup, which everyone with an SLR has anyway.
kacangku (11:52 PM, July 16, 2013)
want to buy it!!
Kyle (1:17 AM, July 16, 2013)
It actually is waterproof. 5M waterproof.
Avatar for Mr. Pan Mr. Pan (5:14 AM, May 01, 2013)
I bought it yesterday. That's the best compact camera I've ever seen!
ANSPhoto (0:35 AM, February 24, 2013)
It takes good macro pictures??
Avatar for jonathas sales jonathas sales (3:27 AM, January 12, 2013)
the max is 1080i at 60 fps, it no have 1080p
eiron (10:06 AM, June 02, 2012)
great camera! :)
Guest (9:34 PM, March 30, 2012)
No, it's 1080p at 60i - or 30fps. All image lines are captured progressively and displayed interlaced (half screen alternating with the other half, 60 times/second)
Avatar for Daniel Wu Daniel Wu (6:50 AM, March 19, 2012)
not 1080p. It's 1080i at 60fps
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:21 PM, January 31, 2012)
Oops, thanks for pointing that out. We will have that fixed up shortly. 
guest (7:03 AM, January 31, 2012)
sensor 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)