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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 872 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and performance. The image quality and portability are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the storage and exposure. There are some mixed views about the shutter and color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The usability and portability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the memory, and there are some mixed opinions about the design.

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96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and performance. The image quality and usability also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the storage and exposure. There are some mixed opinions about the color.

portability, usability, image quality, performance, size

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Tim Moynihan (pcworld.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

The 10-megapixel, 5X-optical-zoom (24mm to 120mm) Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 ($330 as of 3/8/2010) is among the first pocket cameras to offer Sony's redesigned, low-light-optimized Exmor R sensor. Those low-light chops are the marquee feature of this very...

Superb image quality, especially in low light ; Very compact size ; Useful modes for low-light shots and panoramas ; Very good battery life

Pricey for the lack of full manual controls ; Buttons are a bit small

The small-but-skilled Cyber-shot WX1 takes phenomenal low-light shots and easy panoramic images, making it a superb compact camera for anyone without giant hands.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : PJ Jacobowitz (pcmag.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

Sony's WX1 compact point-and-shoot uses innovative image processing to produce impressive results.

Compact body. f/2.4 lens enables fast shutter speeds in low light. Fantastic low-light performance. Fast capture speed. Shoots 720p HD video.

Noticeable image blooming in bright light. Limited connectivity options.

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Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 (Black) review

 

Good low-light shooting without help from a flash is a rarely attained goal in the world of compact cameras. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 does it with three of the company's own components: a new sensor design, a high-end lens, and a fast image...

Well-designed; several fun, useful features; good low-light and overall performance.

Mixed photo quality.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is a great, fast-performing snapshot camera that falters on photo quality.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is not your average point-and-shoot camera. The new EXMOR sensor technology overcomes many of the shortcomings of compact cameras with small sensors. Its performance specs are truly impressive, and the build quality is...

10 megapixel resolution5X, 24-120mm f/2.4 lensEXMOR sensor provides outstanding performance2.7 inch color LCD10fps continuous shooting

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is a new 10 megapixel, 5 times opitcal zoom...

Mar, 2010

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 Review

 

The Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is the latest addition to Sony's extensive range of stylish compact digital cameras. The WX1 isn't just another incremental update, though, because it features Sony's brand new 10 megapixel "Exmor R" back-illuminated CMOS image...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 offers the same focus on image quality rather than simply increasing the megapixel count as its sister model, the TX1, with more conventional controls and a cheaper price-tag. Sony's new Exmor-R sensor certainly delivers the...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 Review

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 and comparisons to other Digital Cameras

Innovative automatic features; Very good low-light performance; Wide-angle 24 mm lens; Very fast shutter; HD video capture

Uses proprietary memory cards; Average image quality; No manual settings; Expensive

May, 2010

Expert review by : Tim Moynihan (macworld.com)

Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 digital camera

 

The small-but-skilled Cyber-shot WX1 takes phenomenal low-light shots and easy panoramic images, making it a superb compact camera for anyone without giant hands.

Rather than forcing the shooter to boost ISO equivalency in order to take a brightly exposed photo in low-light situations without a flash, the WX1's Handheld Twilight mode snaps up to six shots at different exposure settings in rapid succession, then...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

($349) is an ultra-compact, point-and-shoot camera that uses a new "back-illuminated" CMOS sensor, which promises better higher sensitivity and less noise than traditional CCDs. Throw in a wide and fast 5X zoom lens, HD movie recording, and a fair...

Modest improvement at middle ISOs over conventional sensors ; 5X, 24 - 120 mm lens in an ultra-compact body ; Lens is faster than average at wide-angle ; Optical image stabilization ; Snappy performance, great burst mode ; Intelligent Auto mode picks a...

Heavy noise reduction and lots of shadow noise at base ISO ; Significant blurring in corners (and sometimes edges) of frame ; Camera tends to overexpose; colors can sometimes be drab ; Redeye a problem, though you can remove it in playback mode ; Lens...

In the end, the Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 just didn't do it for me. I like its performance, well-implemented face and smile detection system, cool sweep panorama feature, and HD movie mode. However, the WX1's disappointing image quality and so-so ergonomics...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : techreviewsource (techreviewsource.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

 

The small-bodied Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 from Sony packs a punch with a huge feature set, including a lightning fast image processor, wide-angle aperture, and a 10.2 megapixel CMOS sensor. You also get 720p high-definition video capture and TV connectivity...

Compact & lightweight size ; 720p HD video ; Fast shooting speeds ; Excellent image quality

Proprietary connector ; No RAW shooting ; Low-light quality can be mediocre

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Buy-n-Shoot.com (buy-n-shoot.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX1 Digital Camera Review

 

There's almost nothing bad to say about Sony's Cyber-Shot DSC-WX1. This stylish and affordable unit is as easy to use as it is extremely compact and its tiny size denies the powerful internal back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor that helps the WX1...

Dec, 2009

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