Sony DSC-WX9S compact camera

16.2 megapixels Exmor R™ CMOS, 5x zoom/25mm wide angle, AVCHD Full HD, 3D, 7.5cm LCD, Sweep Panorama

Manufacturer
Sony
SKU
DSC-WX9S
25-01-2011
Advanced Cyber-shot™ with Full HD movie, large LCD and 3D shooting

DSLR-like picture quality made simple

Shoot amazing 3D images and panoramas

Clear, smooth Full HD movie recording


Compact and stunningly styled with a large, extra-clear screen, the Cyber-shot™ WX9 digital camera offers extraordinary imaging possibilities and limitless creative options. Step up to high-performance imaging with detail-packed stills, 3D and smooth Full HD 1080i video.

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..


16.2 effective megapixels Exmor R™ CMOS sensor: Highly efficient sensor design boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for superb low-light pictures.

5x optical zoom/25mm wide angle lens: High quality zoom lens by Carl Zeiss® to cover wide range of shooting situations, with wide angle for group shots/landscapes.

Intelligent Sweep Panorama: Automatically combines a burst of images to create extra-wide panoramic pictures, even with moving subjects in the frame.

3D Sweep Panorama: Sweep the camera and capture extra-wide 3D panoramic images. Enjoy the dramatic results either in 2D or on a 3D TV.

Sweep Panorama High Resolution: Sweep the camera and shoot super-detailed 42.9 megapixel panoramas. Enjoy on your connected HD TV, or zoom in with PlayStation®3.

Sweep Multi Angle: Shoot a burst of images to see your subject from different angles. View on LCD or on HDTV with PS3® and PlayMemories™ application.

3D Still Image: Just press the shutter button: camera shoots two successive frames, analysing distance to create a single 3D image: view on 3D TV.

Background defocus: Create professional-looking images with a crisp foreground subject against a smoothly blurred background, just like a DSLR camera.

Tracking focus: Select a subject in the frame: Cyber-shot™ maintains sharp, accurate focus, even if your subject is moving.

High-speed continuous shooting: Press the shutter button and freeze the action with a high-speed burst of images at up to 10 frames per second.

Superior Auto Mode: Achieve DSLR-like quality easily: settings are adjusted automatically for stunning images with low noise and high dynamic range.

1080i Full HD movie: One-touch record with zoom of high quality Full HD video clips using AVCHD format (1920x1080i): many HD playback options.

BIONZ processor: Powerful image processing ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shooting.

7.5cm/3" Xtra Fine LCD: Large, extremely high quality LCD screen (921k dot resolution) offers excellent detail, high contrast and wide viewing angle.

Optical SteadyShot: Anti-shake correction compensates for handheld camera movements when shooting video.

Face Detection: Automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits: priority selectable for children/adults.

Smile Shutter: Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children/adults.

Backlight Correction HDR: Produces natural, balanced results with high contrast when shooting strongly backlit scenes.

Soft Skin mode: Automatically retouches portraits, removing blemishes and boosting skin tone for beautiful faces.

Self Portrait Timer: Detects correct framing when camera is held at arm's length, firing shutter automatically for well-composed self portraits.

HD output: View video and still images on HD TV (requires optional cable): PhotoTV HD enhances viewing on compatible BRAVIA®.

HD Slideshow with music: Fun image display with effects and music on LCD or connected HD TV.

Easy Shooting mode: Fuss-free operation for beginners with large, easy-to-read on-screen instructions.

In-camera retouching: Fun in-camera image retouching functions including trim, red-eye correction and unsharp mask.

PMB Portable: Built-in transfer software allows quick, easy uploads to image sharing sites when camera is connected to any web-enabled computer.

PMB (Picture Motion Browser): Easy-to-use PC software simplifies browsing, management and sharing of photos and video clips.

Memory card compatibility: Cyber-shot™ can accept a wide range of media cards, including Memory Stick/MS PRO Duo/MS PRO-HG and SD/SDHC.

In-Camera Guide: Get on-screen tips and information about operating your camera without leafing through paper instruction manuals.

Video

Full HD 
Y
Maximum video resolution 
1920 x 1080 pixels
Video resolutions 
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Video formats supported 
AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4

Technical details

Interface 
USB 2.0
Colour of product 
Silver
ISO sensitivity 
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto
Weight 
139g
Aperture range (F-F) 
2.8 - 8
Focal length range (f-f) 
4.5 - 22.5 mm
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Y
Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Single Auto Focus
Camera shutter speed 
2 - 1/1.600s
Camera shutter type 
Electronic
Compatible memory cards 
MS Duo, SDHC, SDXC
Display 
LCD
Flash modes 
Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Light exposure correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Spot
Megapixel 
16.2 MP
Optical zoom 
5x
PictBridge 
N
Self-timer 
2, 10s
Sensor type 
CMOS
Total megapixels 
16.8 MP
Video capability 
Y
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack 
Y
Built-in microphone 
Y

Power

Power supply type 
AC

Display

Display resolution (numeric) 
921000 pixels

Technical details

Display diagonal 
7.49 cm (2.95")

Audio

Voice recording
Y
Audio formats supported 
AAC

Lens system

Focus adjustment
Auto
Focal length (35mm film equivalent)
28 - 140 mm
Image stabilizer 
Y
Number of aspheric elements
3

Camera

Camera type 
Compact camera
Camera playback
Movie, Single image, Slide show
3D compatibility 
Y

System requirements

Windows operating systems supported 
Y
Mac operating systems supported 
Y

Battery

Battery voltage 
3.6V

Packaging content

Battery technology 
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Cables included
USB
Batteries included
Y
Battery charger included
Y

Picture quality

Image sensor size
25.4/58.4 mm (1/2.3")
Image formats supported 
JPG
Still image resolution(s) 
640 x 480, 1920 x 1080, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736, 4608 x 2592
Supported aspect ratios 
4:3, 16:9

Weight & dimensions

Width 
5.63 cm
Depth 
1.98 cm
Height 
12.3 cm

Other features

USB 2.0 ports quantity 
1
HDMI ports quantity 
1
Lens system 
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar