Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
14.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560: 37 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

110g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. video recording

720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

8. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

9. pixel density

230ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

10. width

56mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

11. height

94mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

12. thickness

19mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

13. battery power

630mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

14. resolution

553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
0

15. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
46% have it
66
0

16. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
36% have it
59
0

17. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

18. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
88% have it
51
0

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

20. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
4x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

21. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.7
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

22. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
88% have it
40
0

23. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
104mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

24. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

25. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
2s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
36
0

26. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
26mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

27. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
93% have it
32
0

28. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

29. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
92% have it
30
0

30. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
96% have it
28
0

31. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
98% have it
27
0

32. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
94% have it
27
0

33. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
98% have it
27
0

34. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
99% have it
27
0

35. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
99% have it
26
0

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