Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 Digital Camera Review:Stylish Point & Shoot

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220/B 18.2MP Digital Camera

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220/B 18.2MP Digital Camera
8.7

Design

8.9/10

Display

8.0/10

Imaging and Lens

8.7/10

Features and Modes

9.3/10

Pros

  • Well built and lightweight
  • Wifi and nfc capabilities
  • Multiple shooting mode
  • Optical zoom and image resolution

Cons

  • Display screen
  • Small buttons

Sony has come up with a point and shoot digital camera which is named as the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 and offers great image quality and multiple features packed into a sleek and a very portable camera,Lets check out what this camera has to offer us,

KEY SPECIFICATIONS and FEATURES of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220

  • The camera dimensions are 9.2 x 2.2 x 5.2 cm
  •   Screen Size: 2.7 Inches
  •   Optical Zoom: 10 X
  •   Video Recording Resolution : 1920 x 1080
  •  Optical Sensor Resolution:18.2 megapixel
  •   WiFi and NFC capabilities

DESIGN

The device which is pretty lightweight for a point and shoot and does not compromise for the features in terms of providing sleek and a slim form factor,the body of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 looks sharp and really well built.

The top of the product has the shutter button and the zoom ring along with the power button,the buttons are ergonomically designed and are well built.The rear has 460 k dot resolution 2.7 inch display for viewing the images and to see what you shoot.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220

Photo: Sony

Beside the display are the 4 way menu  control ring or the dial which can be rotated to scroll through along with it has the menu button and the delete button with the playback button situated below the dial.The build quality of the  device is compact and very portable.

DISPLAY

As mentioned above the display is of 460 k and is a dot resolution display which is decent enough and the colors can be seen quite nicely offering a decent image quality and also sharpness,These clear photo LCD display perform really well and help to keep the cost of the camera down and actually perform quite well and can be easily operated under outdoor sunlight conditions.

IMAGING AND LENS

The Sony Camera sports an EXMOR RTM CMOS sensor which captures 18.2 megapixel images and produces high quality imagery,there is 10 x optical zoom which is also pretty decent.The BIONZ X engine is the processor which performs the high speed processing of the images and gives it their high quality.

The exposure can be set to -2 EV range to the +2 EV range to suit with the light surroundings and is good enough to take fast action shots and clips.The Camera has one of the best ISO levels helping it to adjust to external light very well.

The lens of the product are built into it and can perform optical zoom of about 10 x which gets the job done very neatly and the camera can also record videos of 1080 p which is a very good feature as well.

FEATURES AND MODES

You can easily pan between the different shooting modes with pressing the dial provided beside the screen and jump through the modes to suit your needs.The default is the intelligent auto mode which self adjusts and automatically apply the necessary settings for the same or you can try out the superior auto mode and tweak things according to your desire.

There are fourteen scene modes available on the Camera and also the panorama mode is very good on this camera as you can sweep around with your camera and take good and amazing panorama shots,also provided are the Landscape, Night Scene, Beach, Snow, Fireworks and sensitivity settings with their own pre built settings which you can easily use and also can play around with the picture effects to add some cool effects to your shots as well.

The inbuilt WiFi and NFC connectivity options are really helpful and are excellent features provided on the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220.

FINAL VERDICT

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is a really powerful and a very capable camera which looks really slim and is also very lightweight and portable and packs a serious punch in the specifications department with 18.2 megapixel lens and the optical zoom as well as the WiFi and the NFC options it surely makes it a very good camera and really good buy for anyone

 

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220/B 18.2MP Digital Camera
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