Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 Review

Overall Score

31

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-104 mm (4x) F2.8-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 96 x 54 x 20 mm, 119g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 Overview


First introduced in January, 2011, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Sony W510 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510

Sensor resolution of Sony W510 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Sony W510 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony W510


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
2.8 Lens at Wide
119g Light Body
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 has an Overall Score of 31/100 and ranked #677 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1087 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony W510 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
28
Value for money score
50
Portability score
99
Overall score
31
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Sony W510


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 weighs 119g and has external dimensions of 96 x 54 x 20mm (3.78 x 2.13 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony W510 is 19 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony W510
119g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony W510
20mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-W510 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-W510
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Sony TX66 109 g 119 g 93 x 54 x 13 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 119 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 119 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 119 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 119 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 119 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 119 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 Casio EX-ZR100 204 g 119 g 105 x 59 x 29 mm 96 x 54 x 20 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-W510
Announced January, 2011
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 4
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/2 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 2.30
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-BN1
Physical
Weight 119 g
Physical Dimensions 96 x 54 x 20 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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