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Sony Cybershot DSC-W170

Sony Cybershot DSC-W170

10.1MP Ultra Compact Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom
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Expert
7 Compliments
27 Recommendations
Recommended as
“If you’re looking for an excellent, fit-in-your-pocket, ultra-compact point-n-shoot with an real optical viewfinder, then the 10.1 megapixel Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 with its top-notch Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens is for you. Sony has pulled out…”
Expert
7 Compliments
27 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 is essentially the same as the W150 with the same Carl Zeiss 5X zoom lens, 2.7” LCD, features and image quality, but with a slightly larger 10.1 megapixel image sensor and slightly higher price. The larger sensor gives the…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“With a 28-140mm lens, the W170 provides the wide-angle range that’s often most used for travel photography. Though it does have image stabilization to help with static subjects, high-ISO is below average, so shooting moving subjects will be a bit…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Featuring image stabilization and a 28-140mm lens, the W170 is a good all-around ultracompact (0.9”). Performance-wise the camera is about average, with ordinary but usable high-ISO images and a slightly small f3.3-5.2 aperture. The W170 features…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Sony is one of the leading manufacturer of compact cameras. This is their higher-end model in the W series of cameras, which come with optical viewfinders. The camera has lot of things going for it with 5x wide-angle zoom, good build quality and good…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Sony is one of the leading manufacturer of compact cameras. This is their higher-end model in the W series of cameras, which come with optical viewfinders. The camera has lot of things going for it with 5x wide-angle zoom, good build quality and good…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Featuring image stabilization and a 28-140mm lens, the W170 is a good all-around ultracompact (0.9”). Performance-wise the camera is about average, with ordinary but usable high-ISO images and a slightly small f3.3-5.2 aperture. The W170 features…”

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