Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 Review

Overall Score

41

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-168 mm (7x) F2.4-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 95 x 54 x 23 mm, 161g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 Overview


First introduced in January, 2011, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony WX10 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10

Sensor resolution of Sony WX10 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Sony WX10 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony WX10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
Manual Focus
2.4 Lens at Wide
161g Light Body
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.4
Small LCD Screen: 2"
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #356 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #763 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony WX10 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
42
Value for money score
58
Portability score
98
Overall score
41
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Sony WX10


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 weighs 161g and has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 23mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.91"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Sony WX10 is 14 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony WX10 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony WX10
161g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony WX10
23mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-WX10
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 161 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 161 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 161 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 161 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Sony HX50V 272 g 161 g 108 x 64 x 38 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 161 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 161 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 161 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 95 x 54 x 23 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-WX10
Announced January, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k 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 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.10
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 BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
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-BG1
Physical
Weight 161 g
Physical Dimensions 95 x 54 x 23 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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