Summary Sony DSC-WX1

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Specifications Key specs
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Screen size
Help 2.7"
Help f/2.4
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1


Sony has replaced the Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 with the WX7.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 announced February 2011
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Slightly larger screen
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution

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The Sony DSC-WX1 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Weight Light Help
149 g
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Size Really small Help
Ultra compact (91×52×20 mm)
Thickness Thin Help


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The Sony DSC-WX1 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
2 seconds
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9 MP
Announced Old Help
August 2009
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-WX1
Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

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Avatar for Tina Necakovska Tina Necakovska (7:13 PM, March 08, 2013)
The camera has a built-in Panorama mode
Linda Wright (5:20 PM, August 03, 2010)
I have this camera (actually W290) and love it. We took our first real estate listing video on it last week and it worked well. $199.00 is a great price. I like this site and will return often