The Sony Cybershot DSC –WX50 seems to be a right bet for those, eyeing for a slim, stylish, and a budget friendly camera. What makes it different from its kin WX70 is its LCD display that is slightly smaller and lower in resolution. However, to make up for the same, the camera comes with an array of underwater shooting modes, picture effect modes and more significantly, carries a slightly lesser price tag.
Boasting of its high sensitive technology, Exmor R CMOS Image Censor and RGB color filter array, the WX50 has a 16.2 effective megapixel and is backside illuminated. The camera also promises to click noise free as its high sensitivity function aims to lessen image noise by obtaining a perfect balance of the sets of four blue, green, and red pixels together and average results across multiple exposures. However, this will have no bearing on your resolution as Sony’s pattern recognizing super- resolution interpolation technology comes to your rescue. Hence, this camera claims to produce noise that is one sixth to that of the standard photo shot in iAuto mode. Clicking on the handheld Twilight mode will enable you to reduce noise and blur that is common during handshake.
The WX50 Point and Shoot camera also sports a 2.8-inch ClearPhoto LCD panel offering a resolution of 460,800 dots and a multi- focus system. The smile detection feature comes with a smile shutter function that prompts the shutter automatically as soon as it spots a smile. Speaking about exposure, there are three main categories including multi- pattern, center- weighted and spot metering that it sports. As a delight to the photo enthusiasts, the camera allows them to click objects in motion wherein it captures 10 frames per second at 16.2 MP resolution.
Rising above the cookie-cutters, the phone allows you to capture images in 3D, be it still or panorama. Apart from that, it also allows you to record right eye and left eye images, separately that makes your images appear vivid and full of life as you gaze at your compatible 3D TV or VAIO computers -3D attuned.
- Bright and vivid color reproduction.
- Decent performance on video recording with 60i frame rate.
- Image stabilization available for both Digital and Optical modes.
- 3 Modes for Auto Shooting.
- f2.6 25 mm wide-angle lens.
With a slew of features that WX50 Point and Shoot camera presents, it seems to be worth a buy, taking into consideration its price and size. Bundling 16.2 megapixels, this compact camera slows you to click high quality still images and capture the action 5x optical zoom and 10x Clear Image zoom wherein attention to detail seems to be at its best.
This review is written by experts@ Reliance Digital.