SONY CYBERSHOT DSC WX350: Featuring an 18MP Image Sensor and Optical Image Stabilization
Sony has introduced another affordable compact in CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 that promises to be a path breaking camera, loaded with some exceptional specifications. Boasting of certain reliable connectivity schemes, this camera is now available for purchase from the leading retail stores. Here is how the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 looks like in terms of specifications:
The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 sports an 18MP image sensor offering 4896x3672 pixels as the maximum image resolution. The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 supports multiple aspect ratios in 3:2, 4:3 and 16:9. The sensor photo detectors offer 21MP in terms of the overall pixel count, out of which the camera makes use of 18MP, featured alongside the BSI-CMOS sensor. The 1/ 2.3 inch sensor measures 6.17mmx4.55mm in terms of dimensions. In terms of the ISO sensitivity range, the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 offers 80-12800, with the upper limit meant for shooting in low-light conditions. The Auto ISO mode is also existent. 9 White Balance Presets are featured along besides one Custom White Balance mode supported by the One Push Set. Optical Image stabilization is featured as well.
Focus and Optics
The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 offers an equivalent focal range of 25-500mm. Optical zoom is supported with a limit of up to 20X. This camera also boasts of the digital zooming capabilities with a limit of up to 40X. Maximum lens aperture on offer is F3.5-F6.5. The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 supports autofocus in addition to the several featured modes like Multi-Area, Face Detection and many more. Normal focus range for the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 is 5cm.
The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 boasts of a 3 inch fixed LCD panel, offering 460K dots as the display resolution. Live View is supported by the featured panel for a better viewing experience.
Photography and Videography
In terms of imagery, the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 offers a shutter speed range of 4-1/1600 sec. Built-in flash is also supported by this camera with an extended range of up to 4.30m. The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 also supports burst shooting at a rate of 10 frames per second. A self timer is included with a speed limit of 2 and 10 sec, based on the portrait 1 and portrait 2 modes. 3 metering modes are supported as well in Multi, Center-Weighted and Spot. Exposure compensation mode is also included.
Full HD and VGA movies can be recorded at 60fps and 30 fps respectively. AVCHD is the only format supported by the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350. Stereo microphone and mono speaker are included for an immersive experience.
The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 features the USB 2.0 in terms of connectivity. This option is meant for faster file transfers at 480Mbit/ sec. Built-in wireless connectivity is also showcased but the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 misses out on GPS support. In terms of expandable memory cards, the CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 supports SD, SDHC and SDHC besides the Pro-HG Duo and the Memory Stick Pro Duo.
Build and Battery
The CYBERSHOT DSC WX350 weighs 137g and is powered by the NP-BX1 battery module.