Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Review

Overall Score

42

Main Features

  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-250 mm (10x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 95 x 56 x 22 mm, 133g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Overview


First introduced in February, 2012, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony WX150 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-WX150

Sensor resolution of Sony WX150 ~ 4892 x 3678 pixels.

Sony WX150 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 17,992,776 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony WX150


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
133g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
12800 Max Native ISO
Manual Exposure Mode
5.9 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Battery Life: 240 shots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Screen Resolution: 461k dots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 has an Overall Score of 42/100 and ranked #337 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #728 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony WX150 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
44
Value for money score
58
Portability score
98
Overall score
42
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 WX150


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 weighs 133g and has external dimensions of 95 x 56 x 22mm (3.74 x 2.2 x 0.87"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Sony WX150 is 42 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony WX150 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony WX150
133g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony WX150
22mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 133 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 133 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Sony WX50 117 g 133 g 92 x 52 x 19 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 133 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot S100 Canon S100 198 g 133 g 99 x 60 x 28 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 133 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 Sony WX80 124 g 133 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 133 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 95 x 56 x 22 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
Announced February, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 461k 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 3.70
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 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 12800
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 240 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BN
Physical
Weight 133 g
Physical Dimensions 95 x 56 x 22 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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