Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W170 product review

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W170 product review
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W170 product review

Today we are testing one of the most popular point and shoot cameras on the market. Sony has always offered some of the best cameras in this price segment. The DSC-W170 is no exception and is considered to be another great value for money from manufacturer Sony.
Sony’s W170 looks stylish, especially in black, gold or red. Cyber-shot DSC-W170 offers a 10Mp sensor and a pleasing wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens with 5x optical zoom, not to mention a number of fun features, in a sturdy, industrial-looking form.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W170

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W170

Here are the main specs of the Cyber-Shot DSC-W170:

10.1Mp CCD
fixed lens mount, 3.3 1/f, 5x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom
15MB Internal Hard Drive, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
USB
Built-in Auto Flash, Flash Cancel (Off), Forced / Fill Flash, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Speed Sync
2.7in, 640×480 (VGA) screen
94x24x58mm
142g
1-year warranty

The camera itself is very easy to use and makes nice clear pictures even in low light conditions and offers rapid autofocus.The Sony DSC-W170 features an enviable 10.1 megapixels, Carl Zeiss 5x optical zoom lens, and all of the advanced shooting functions you expect from Sony. Elicit stunning detail from special moments with Face Detection technology, Smile Shutter, and Intelligent Scene Recognition.
Other features – Built-in speaker, DPOF support, Direct print, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, USB 2.0 compatibility, auto power save, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image.

Conclusion

Another amazing device by Sony. The DSC-W170 was a great deal for the money when it was released but it is very hard to find new these days. You can find one in ‘like new’ condition for around hundred dollars.

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