Excerpt: The WX1 falls into Sony's W series and is one of the high-spec compacts in the range. Featuring a 10.2 Exmor R sensor and 5x Optical zoom that's equivalent to 24-120mm in 35mm terms, this pocket compact shares similarities to Sony's TX1, another slimline compact that was recently featured in Digital Photo's compact buyers guide. You can find out more about DP's January issue by clicking here . Taking a look at the back of the WX1, there's quite a few buttons to explore.
Excerpt: Sony’s new range of digital cameras and camcorder feature the Exmor R sensor and a bunch of innovative features that makes photography easy and fun for everyone. The all-black Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is the latest compact digital camera by Sony that promises outstanding low-light performance thanks to the latest image sensor. This slick camera weighs only 148 grams (with battery) and is about the size of a deck of cards.
This compact digital camera has a good zoom lens and a novel Sweep Panorama mode
Good Gear Guide.au
6 August 2010
Summary: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is a digital camera that packs new technology into a small and simple body. There are aspects we think could be better but overall the DSC-WX1 is an interesting and sometimes useful compact camera.
Pros: Reasonable low-light performance, several useful features, fast and sharp lens
Cons: Slow start-up and focus performance, puzzling control layout
Excerpt: Harley Ogier gets panoramic with Sony’s new Cyber-shot New to Sony’s Cyber-shot range of digital compact cameras, the DSC-WX1 makes full use of its high burst-shooting speed to offer some innovative and genuinely useful features. The WX1 is a small and lightweight offering, perfect for the pocket or ultra-miniature purse. Build quality is to Sony’s usual high standards, and despite its compactness the camera still feels solid.
Excerpt: There’s almost nothing bad to say about Sony’s Cyber-Shot DSC-WX1. This stylish and affordable unit is as easy to use as it is extremely compact and its tiny size denies the powerful internal back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor that helps the WX1 produce a grade of image quality rarely seen in cameras of its class. Particularly under low lighting conditions, the WX1...
Excerpt: Le Sony WX1 a été précocement gratifié du prix EISA du meilleur compact de l’année. Il est évident que le principal argument a été son nouveau capteur de technologie CMOS EXMOR. Il s’agit d’un capteur de 10 MP dit back « illuminated » (ou « backlite ») en raison d’une nouvelle architecture de capteur qui consiste à faire passer la partie électrique derrière la partie photosensible afin de gagner en rendement photonique.
Pros: La gestion du bruit en haute sensibilité, Des modes innovants (panoramique notamment), Stabilisation optique
Cons: Un boîtier banal ?, Une optique un peu décevante