Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Review

Overall Score

41

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
  • 92 x 52 x 22 mm, 121g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony WX220 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-WX220

Sensor resolution of Sony WX220 ~ 4892 x 3678 pixels.

Sony WX220 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 WX220


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
12800 Max Native ISO
121g Light Body
±2 AE Bracketing Range
NFC Connectivity
AF Face Detection
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
5.9 Lens at Tele
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Battery Life: 210 shots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #354 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #742 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony WX220 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
44
Value for money score
58
Portability score
99
Overall score
41
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 WX220


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 weighs 121g and has external dimensions of 92 x 52 x 22mm (3.62 x 2.05 x 0.87"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony WX220 is 17 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony WX220 is less by 4mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony WX220
121g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony WX220
22mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
Announced February, 2014
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 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, slow synchro, off, advanced
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 210 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BN
Physical
Weight 121 g
Physical Dimensions 92 x 52 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 Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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