|Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 16.2 MP Digital Camera - BLACK|
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|Sony BLACK Cyber-Shot DSC-WX9 Digital Camera 16.2 megapixels 5X Optical Zoom Bag|
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|Sporting extremely easy-to-use controls, the Sony DSC-WX9 DSLR camera is perfect for capturing vast landscapes and crowds. With a 5x optical zoom, this Sony Cyber-Shot 16.2 MP camera brings distant objects five times closer without losing on sharpness. The 3.0-inch LCD display on this Sony Cyber-Shot 16.2 MP camera makes it easy to view photos, read menu, and compose shots. This DSLR camera, with the intelligent auto mode, optimally adjusts the settings to deliver the best possible results in any shooting condition. The Optical SteadyShot image stabilization in the Sony DSC-WX9 counters handshakes to rule out image blurs.|
|UPC||027242813021, 027242824515, 411378149923|
|Camera Type||Point & Shoot|
|Sensor Resolution||16.2 MP|
|Sensor Type||Exmor R CMOS|
|Macro Focus Range||5cm|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast detection|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||25 - 125mm|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/1600 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||2 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Metering||Center-Weighted, Multi-Segment, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Automatic, Program|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 125, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto|
|Light Sensitivity Max||3200|
|Flash Type||Built-in flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Effective Flash Range||0.05 m - 5.3 m|
|Camera Flash Features||AF Illuminator, Auto Flash, Flash Off, Slow Sync|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo High Speed, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Card, SD Memory Card, SDHC Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Card, SDXC Memory Card|
|Viewfinder Type||None, Without Viewfinder|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - stereo|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Connector Types||1 x HDMI output, 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x component video output, 1 x composite video/audio output|
|Expansion Slot||1 x Memory Stick PRO Duo, 1 x SD Memory Card|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Digital Video Format||AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-4|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Max Video Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Additional Features||1080i Full HD Movie Recording, Audio Recording, Auto Power Save, Automatic Brightness Adjustment, Automatic Face Tracking, Blink Detection, Built-In Help Guide, Built-In Speaker, Cropping An Image, DPOF Support, Digital Image Rotation, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Exif Print Support, Face Detection, HDMI, Histogram Display, Image Stabilization, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Motion Detection, Not Interchangeable Lenses, Orientation Detection, PRINT Image Matching, RGB Primary Color Filter, Red eye Fix, Smile Capture, Takes Photos While Movie Recording, TransferJet Support, USB 2.0 Compatibility, USB Charging, With Tripod Mount|
|Shooting Modes||Frame Movie Mode|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy (Preset), Daylight / Sunny (Preset), Flash (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Incandescent (Preset)|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||10 frames per second|
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 offers excellent features for automatic snapshots and speedy shooting performance, and nice photo and video quality for its class.
The WX9's controls might be too small for some users and its photos aren't sharp enough for pixel peepers.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 is a lot of camera--with solid shooting performance and photo and movie quality--for the money.
Average review score based on 65 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
Having had this DSC-WX9 camera for only 2 days! I was IN LOVE with this camera at FIRST sight! From the very first picture! And with the first video I made, I was in HEAVEN! LOL. Never in my life have I been more happy with the purchase! I mean, the videos are sinfully CLEAR! Its HD! Even BETTER quaility than my last Canon Vixia HF10 HD camcorder that I bought for $1000 back in 2008! YES it is actually BETTER quality! Yeah, you read this right! It uses AVCHD format! And the GREAT about it. It does NOT eat a lot of memory space! About 100 mb/ min. I had a Panasonic FH5 camera before, HD vid on that cam needed 200 mb/ min. And was only 720p, and quality was NOT near this Sony!
WELL ultimately, the thing I REALLY LOVE about this Sony WX9. My dream finnally came TRUE! The best of BOTH worlds in ONE camera! Not like before: You always had to SACRIFICE one or the other! No matter how good the snap shot camera is. I always needed my separate and bulky HD camcorder for the video. And while using my HD cam, I always had a separate quality snapshot camera since my HD camcorder offered only a basic 3mp camera. Of course with my hobby, I gotta have the best quality pics and vids. Unfortunately, I always needed to bring BOTH! Which was a pain to do!
BUT with THIS Sony, NO MORE do I need to carry BOTH!
And besides this, its a really nice looking camera.. professional looking. Black is a nice color. And the great part! The price is very FRIENDLY! Well I bought mines at Costco. I got the camera, plus came with a 4 gb class 4 memory card and a Sony carry case, NICE! For $169. Im love this cam SO MUCH, Im thinking of buying another one as a second cam. Especially if the price is awesome coming onto black friday! Exciting! LOL
So all in all... The things I really like about the WX9 are
1. Stunning 1080i HD video! Incredibly clear! And has 3 HD settings. Even the cheaper of the 3 HD settings is AS GOOD AS my $1000 HD camcorder! BUT not only that, it does have an MP4 setting to make a video for Youtube! Convenient!
2. Super clear photos! Take excellent indoor shots!
3. I get a super WIDE angle view! This is GREAT when im in a cramped area. I can get a lot of items into the picture! Not like my $1000 HD cam, I was only able to get a few items to fit in the picture!
4. Love the compact size! TOO easy to carry in pocket!
5. Has an HDMI output!
6. Handles the low light really well!
7. Being a more known brand. And the fact that its not a budget brand like Insignia, or Apex
8. Has optical zoom 5x, and optical image stablizer, and records audio in stereo for camcorder.
9. HD videos are NOT a gas hog... rrr I mean NOT a memory space hog on this camera! Takes about 100mb for each minute.
10. The fact that I got the BEST of BOTH worlds. Awesome snap shot camera/ AWESOME HD camcorder all in ONE convienient pocket size camera! YES!
****************** UPDATE 6-1-12 ******************
Having had this cam since 11-11! Still VERY happy with this cam! Now for what I dont like!
1) batteries run out too quickly on video mode!
2) The protruding lens. Prone to accidental breakage!
3) Sometimes takes too long for it to get ready to take a picture or video. Busy busy. And annoy me when after waiting a couple seconds, when I take a picture/ video, its still not ready.
4) CANT take pictures while making a video! All cams are like that
Thats all I can think of which is no big deal! I STILL GIVE THIS WX9 A 5/5 RATING.
I bought this camera to take pictures on my Honeymoon in Italy, and was not disappointed. It's compact and fits nicely in your shirt or pants pocket or a bag. Panoramic feature is amazing. I was able to take beautiful shots of Lake Como and city wide shots of Rome with amazing clarity. Some may prefer more than 5X zoom, but I didn't have any problems with framing my shots or getting the correct size picture. I was amazed by the low light capability!!! I own large format and several Nikon SLR cameras and have the best light meter devices you can buy, but this cameras ability to take high quality, high resolution, sharp photographs indoors, twilight and in the evenings with available light was incredible. The motion control capability combined for some of the best pictures I have ever taken. Especially in the museums where flash is not allowed, I was able to take some very high quality, picture book quality photographs. And the price is a fantastic deal! Best small camera I have seen and owned to date, and I've owned several over the years.
Easy to use menu. Nice lens, found on more expensive models. Crisp clear pictures. Compact. Good zoom. 3D is nice feature. View screen is clear and easy to see. Great price.
Takes clear, crisp photos with excellent detail. However, photos you take are automatically taken as "read only"; this means you must go through each photo individually and alter them so you can edit them or even use them, which is the entire point of taking photos. On the expensive side for a product that does not have up to date technology
I purchased this camera equipment for my wife for x-mas. I liked the phys. size of the camera and the size of the view screen very nice.It takes excellent photos.The external Sunpack flash works great When you need more than what the camera can supply.The whole system is impressive with the quality of photos and it's being easy to use.Anyone can take great photos.Very easy to learn how to use.AAAAA +++ as far as I can see.I've been into photography for 35 + years .Thanks Sony