Focus faster, day or night, with the slim Sony DSC-WX150. Its sensitive 18.2MP sensor and wide-angle, ultra-stabilized 10X Optical/20X Clear Image zoom capture stunning images as well as AVCHDTM 1080/60i videos. High Speed AF dramatically improves speed and accuracy.
18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor - The 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor captures ultra-high definition images that take full advantage of the camera's sharp Sony G lens.The sensor enables advanced processing that reduces noise levels more than other sensors, resulting in stunning low light images with incredible details.
High speed AF - To improve focusing speed and sensitivity, the Exmor R CMOS sensor uses its rapid throughput to deliver high-quality image signals to the camera's BIONZ processor. The result is fast, DSLR-like focusing speeds, even in low light.
Optical zoom plus Clear image zoom - Clear image digital zoom maintains a high-resolution feel that is as precise as optical zoom and vastly expands the zoom range without lowering visible quality or pixel count in the final image. With By Pixel Super Resolution processing, the camera's 10x optical zoom range is extended, allowing full resolution 18.2MP images with a maximum 20x zoom.
Full HD 1080/60i - Record crystal clear movies at the highest resolution available with capabilities for 60i in 1080 AVCHD video. This provides stunning, fast motion video with less distortion for playback on your HD TV. With dual record of stills and movies, you can shoot both at the same time.
Capture the decisive moment - up to 10fps - Capture full 18.2 megapixel resolution images at up to 10 frames per second, helping to ensure that the decisive moment is captured such as the soccer ball flying into the goal. In addition, a mechanical shutter helps reduce distortion when continuously shooting moving subjects.
Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode - Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode for blur-free movies even while walking. Camera-shake compensation using Optical SteadyShot/Active Mode has been improved with the addition of new electronic image stabilization. Now it's easier than ever to obtain sharp, blur-free movies even when zooming in unsteady situations, such as shooting with one hand while walking.
3D still image and 3D Sweep Panorama mode - Produce awe-inspiring images with 3D still image and 3D Sweep Panorama capabilities. Photos will take on a new dimension of creative capabilities for viewing the world in a whole new way.
Picture Effect - Picture Effect adds a new level of expression to photos, making ordinary landscapes and portraits come to life by heightening mood and emphasizing certain attributes. Select camera models have up to nine different effects.
Intelligent Sweep Panorama HR mode - With Intelligent Sweep Panorama HR mode just press the shutter, pan the landscape and let the camera do the rest. It automatically links together each frame to produce a high resolution panoramic image providing the ability to zoom in on small details. This model even detects faces and moving subjects to stitch intelligently different widths to help avoid subject distortion.
Background Defocus - DSLR photographs are often beautiful because they blur the background, putting the emphasis on the subject. Now our point-and-shoot cameras can deliver this signature DSLR benefit. The system takes two shots, identifies the background and applies a defocused background keeping the subject crisp and clear.
Superior Auto mode - Get cleaner, more dynamic pictures and fewer missed shots. The camera automatically recognizes the correct scene mode, then quickly shoots and combines up to six shots to produce images with greater clarity, optimum dynamic range using Backlight Correction HDR technology and lower image noise using 6 shots layering technology. Superior Auto intelligently detects 33 scenes for still images and movies, making it easy to get the best shot.
Face Detection technology - Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts focus, exposure, and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
Smile Shutter technology - Smile Shutter technology captures a smile the moment it happens. Simply press the Smile Shutter button and the camera does the rest. You can also select adult and child priority and indicate the degree of Smile Detection sensitivity. Intelligent Scene Recognition can be used together with Smile Shutter mode when the Intelligent Auto mode is on. This means that beautiful smiles can be captured with settings optimized for the particular scene, even in difficult conditions such as twilight and backlighting.
Anti-blink Function - It's frustrating to capture the perfect shot, only to review it later and discover subjects blinked during the photo. The Anti-blink function works to help counter blinking and squinting. When the camera is set to Soft Snap, the Anti-blink function captures two images, recording only the photo with less squinting. If a blink is detected in other shooting modes, a warning will be displayed after you take the shot.
Soft Skin mode - Portrait subjects will love the results. Soft Skin mode recognizes skin tones and reduces the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles without affecting the rest of the shot.
Intelligent Scene Recognition mode - Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) Mode automatically detects 33 different types of scenes and selects the appropriate camera settings. iSCN has two modes: Auto and Advanced. In Auto Mode, the camera takes a single shot using the optimal settings. In Advanced Mode, the camera takes a photo with the optimal settings and, if in difficult lighting (low light or back light) immediately takes a second photo with another optimized setting so you can choose which to keep.
Natural Flash - Conventional point-and-shoot camera flash shots just don't capture colors the way the eye sees them. Natural Flash controls the white balance of both the background and main subjects.
Motion Detection - Motion Detection, along with Face Motion Detection adjusts ISO sensitivity and increases the shutter speed when movement is detected, reducing blur in moving subjects and faces.
Sweep Multi Angle mode - In Sweep Multi Angle mode, the camera takes 15 images at different angles as it sweeps across the scene. By tilting the camera during playback, the camera's Gyro Sensor detects motion and displays the image in a 3D-like view on the camera's LCD.
Camera Type: Compact zoom
Imaging Sensor: 1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Pixel Gross: 18.9MP
Effective Picture Resolution: 18.2MP
Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
Media Type: optional "Memory Stick Duo" (No movie recording), optional "Memory Stick PRO Duo" (Mark 2 only for movie recording), optional "Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo", optional SD Memory Card (Class 4 or higher), optional SDHC Memory Card (Class 4 or higher), optional SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or higher)
Still Image Mode: JPEG
Still Image Max Effective Resolution: Approx. 18.2 Megapixels
Still Image Size 16:9: 13M(4896?2,752) / 2M(1,920 x 1,080)
Still Image Size 4:3: 18M(4896?3,672) / 10M(3,648 x 2,736) / 5M(2,592 x 1,944) / VGA
Panorama Still Image Size: HR(10,480 x 4,096) / Wide(7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920) / Standard(4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920)
Sweep Multi Angle Image Size: 2M (1,920 x 1,080)
Video Mode: AVCHD 60i:24M FX/ 17M FH(1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 9M HQ(1,440 x 1,080/60i) / MP4:12M(1,440 x 1,080/30fps)/ 6M(1,280 x 720/30fps)/ 3M VGA(640 x 480/30fps)
Photo Capture from Movie: Yes
Dual Record: Yes
Audio Format: AC (Stereo)
Wind Noise Reduction: Off/on
Lens Type: Sony G
Aperture: f 3.3-5.9
Optical Zoom: 10x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Still 16:9: 27.5-275mm / Still 4:3: 25-250mm / Movie 16:27.5-275mm(SteadyShot Standard), 27.5-385mm(SteadyShot Active) / Movie 4:3: 33.5-335mm(SteadyShot Standard), 33.5-469mm(SteadyShot Active)
Lens Construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
Minimum Focus Distance: iAuto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(0.16') to Infinity, T:Approx.150cm(4.92') to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(0.16') to Infinity, T:Approx.150cm(4.92') to Infinity)
Aspheric Elements: 4
Clear Image Zoom: 20x
Macro Mode: Yes
Steady Shot Mode:Active: Yes
LCD Type: 3.0" Clear Photo LCD (460K dots)
Brightness Control: 5(Bright) / 4 / 3(Std) / 2 / 1(Dark)
Grid Display: Yes (Off / On)
AF Modes: Multi Point AF /Center Weighted AF / Spot AF / Tracking Focus / Face Tracking Focus
AF Illuminator: Auto / Off
Metering Modes: Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / EV step
Scene Mode(s): High Sensitivity / Soft snap / Soft Skin / Landscape / Night Portrait / Night Scene / Handheld Twilight / Gourmet / Beach / Snow / Fireworks /Pet Mode /Anti-motion blur / Backlight Correction HDR / Underwater
D-Range Optimizer: Standard
ISO: Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800
White Balance Mode: Auto (Intelligent) / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / Incandescent / Flash / One Push,One Push Set
Self-timer: Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Shutter Speeds: iAuto(4" - 1/1600) / Program Auto(1" - 1/1600)
Burst Mode: Approx 10 fps at 18.2MP (Maximum 10 shots)
Flash Modes: Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off
Flash Coverage: ISO Auto: Approx.0.2m to 3.7m(7 7/8 inches to 12feet 1 3/4 inches)(W) / Approx.1.5m to 2.2 m(4feet 11 1/8 inches to 7feet 2 5/8 inches)(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.5.9m(19feet 4 3/8 inches)(W) / Approx.3.4m(11feet 1 7/8 inches)(T)
Red-Eye Reduction: Auto / On / Off
Erase/Protect: Erase: Single / Select / Date / Folder / AVCHD, Protect: Single / Select / Date / Folder / AVCHD
Anti Motion Blur: Yes
Sweep Panorama: Intelligent Sweep Panorama / 3D Sweep Panorama / Underwater Sweep Panorama
Face Detection: 8 Faces (Auto / Off / Child Priority / Adult Priority / Key Selected Face Memory)
Smile Shutter technology: Yes
Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode Image Stabilization
In-Camera Editing: Trimming / Red Eye Correction
Intelligent Auto: Yes
Shooting Tips: Yes
Background Defocus: Yes
Superior Auto: Yes
Tracking Focus: Off / Auto
Blink Detection: Yes
Picture Effects: HDR Painting / Richtone Monochrome / Miniature / Toy camera / Pop Color / Partial Color / Soft High-key / Watercolor / Illustration
Memory Card Slot: MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC Compatible
HD Output: Mini HDMI
USB Port(s): Micro USB, Hi-Speed USB(USB2.0)
TransferJet: Send: Yes (Single / Select , U2/CEH/CN1 Version), Receive: Yes (U2/CEH/CN1 Version)
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.): W x H x D: 3 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 7/8" (94.7mm x 56.4mm x 21.6mm )
Weight (Approx.): 4.7 oz. (133g)
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only): 4.1 oz. (117g)
Battery Type: LITHIUM ION NP-BN 3.6V
Battery Capacity: typical: 2.3Wh (630mAh), minimum: 2.2Wh (600mAh)
Number of Still Images: typical: 2.3Wh (630mAh), minimum: 2.2Wh (600mAh)
Power Consumption (in Operation): Approx. 1.0W
Power Requirements: AC 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz, 18W