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Sony Cyber-shot 16.2 MP Digital Camera Bundle - Black

  • Model: DSCWX70BLKBD
  • MPN: DSC-WX70
  • 16.2 Megapixel
  • 5.0X Optical Zoom
  • Memory Expandable via SD Card
  • 3.0" LCD Touch Screen
  • Built-in Automatic Flash with Red Eye Reduction
16.2 Megapixel
Zoom Lens
5.0X Optical Zoom
Memory Expansion
Memory Expandable via SD Card
LCD Screen
3.0" LCD Touch Screen
Built-in Automatic Flash with Red Eye Reduction
Image Stabilization
Optical Image Stabilization
Included Memory Type
SD Card
Video Output
HDMI Video Output
USB Connection
USB Connection - Cable Included
Rapid Fire Mode
Rapid Fire 10.0 Frames Per Second
Movie Mode
HD Movie Mode
Rechargeable Battery Type
InfoLithium-Ion Battery Included
Battery Charger
Battery Charger Included
Face Detection
Includes Software
Additional Features
Sweep Panorama. 3D Still and 3D Sweep Panorama. CMOS sensor for Great Images in Low Light.
Included Accessories
Includes: 4 GB SD Memory Card and Camera Case.
Shipping Weight
2 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months


Sony® DSC-WX70–power to perform in a compact camera. Its 16.2MP CMOS sensor and 5X optical optical/10X Clear Zoom lens with improved Active Optical Stabilization captures detailed photos and Full HD 1080/60i videos. Use its 3.0” Xtra Fine Touch Screen LCD to glide through menus and preview live Picture Effects.

Detailed Features


16.2 Megapixel Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS Image Sensor

This camera features a 16.2 megapixel Exmor® R CMOS image sensor that brings out the full resolving power of the camera’s Carl Zeiss® lens to deliver extremely fast speed, high resolution, and stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain. In addition, the combined Exmor® R CMOS sensor and BIONZ® image processor delivers extremely fast up to 10fps, Anti Motion Blur, Hand-held Twilight and 1080i movie modes.

Optical zoom plus Clear image zoom

Most digital zooms use electronic cropping to get closer to the subject, resulting in unsharp images. With Clear Image Zoom the powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos.

Full HD 1080/60i

Record crystal clear movies at the highest resolution available with capabilities for 60i in 1080 AVCHD™ video.1 This provides stunning, fast motion video with less distortion for playback on your HD TV.2 With dual record of stills and movies, you can shoot both at the same time.

Capture the decisive moment with up to 10fps

Capture full 16.2 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.3 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.

3.0'' LCD touch screen

The 3.0” Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K dots) with touch screen makes it easy to glide through menus and preview live Picture Effects. The large display delivers brilliant-quality still images and movies while enabling easy focusing operation.

3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama™ mode

Produce awe-inspiring images with 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama™ capabilities.4 Photos will take on a new dimension of creative capabilities for viewing the world in a whole new way.

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.

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 models have up to nine effects.

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 select Smile Shutter™ 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.

Product Views


Camera TypeCompact zoom
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor1/2.3'' Exmor® R CMOS Sensor
Pixel Gross16.8MP
Effective Picture Resolution16.2MP
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filters
Media Typeoptional “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 ModeJPEG
Still Image Max Effective ResolutionApprox. 16.2 Megapixels
Still Image Size 16:912M (4,608 x 2,592), 3M(2,048 x 1,536)
Still Image Size 4:316M(4,608 x 3,456) / 10M(3,648 x 2,736) / 5M(2,592 x 1,944) / VGA
Panorama Still Image SizeHR(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 Size2M (1,920 x 1,080)
Video FormatAVCHD Ver2.0/MP4
Video ModeAVCHD 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 MovieYes
Dual RecordYes
Audio FormatAC3 (Stereo)
Wind Noise ReductionOff/on
Lens TypeCarl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar®
Optical Zoom5x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent)Still 16:9: 28-140mm / Still 4:3: 25-125mm / Movie 16:9: 29-145mm(Optical SteadyShot Standard), 35-150mm(Optical SteadyShot Active) / Movie 4:3: 35-175mm(Optical SteadyShot Standard), 37-185mm(Optical SteadyShot Active)
Lens Construction6 elements in 5 groups
Minimum Focus DistanceiAuto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(2'') to Infinity, T:Approx.100cm(39 3/8'') to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(2'') to Infinity, T:Approx.100cm(39 3/8'') to Infinity)
Aspheric Elements3
Clear Image ZoomYes
Steady Shot Mode:ActiveYes
LCD Display
LCD Type3.0” Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K dots)
Brightness Control5(Bright) / 4 / 3(Normal) / 2 / 1(Dark)
Grid DisplayYes (Off / On)
Touch PanelYes
Focus Control
AF ModesMulti Point AF /Center Weighted AF / Spot AF / Flexible Spot AF / Flexible Spot AF (Tracking Focus) / Flexible Spot AF (Face Tracking Focus)
AF IlluminatorAuto / Off
Exposure System
Metering ModesMulti Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
Exposure CompensationPlus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / 3EV 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 /
D-Range OptimizerStandard
ISOAuto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800
White Balance ModeAuto (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
Drive System
Self-timerOff / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Shutter SpeedsiAuto(4'' - 1/1600) / Program Auto(1'' - 1/1600)
Burst ModeApprox 10 fps at 16.2MP (Maximum 10 shots)
Flash ModesAuto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off
Flash CoverageISO Auto: Approx.0.2m to 5.3m(7 7/8 inches to 17 feet 4 3/4 inches)(W) / Approx.1.0m to 2.2 m(3feet 3 3/8 inches to 7 feet 2 5/8 inches)(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.7.5 m(24 feet 7 3/8 inches)(W) / Approx.3.2 m(10 feet 6 inches)(T)
Convenience Features
Red-Eye ReductionAuto / On / Off
Erase/ProtectErase: Single / Select / Date / Folder / AVCHD, Protect: Single / Select / Date / Folder / AVCHD
Advanced Features
Anti Motion BlurYes
Sweep PanoramaIntelligent Sweep Panorama / 3D Sweep Panorama
Smile Shutter™ technologyYes
Image StabilizationOptical SteadyShot™ with Active Mode Image Stabilization3
In-Camera EditingTrimming / Red Eye Correction / Unsharp Masking
Intelligent AutoYes
Shooting TipsYes
Background DefocusYes
Superior AutoYes
Tracking FocusOff / Auto
Blink DetectionYes
Photo CreativityYes
Memory Card SlotMS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC Compatible
HD OutputMini HDMI
USB Port(s)Micro USB, Hi-Speed USB(USB2.0)
TransferJetSend: 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 1/8'' x 25/32'' (92.2mm x 52.0mm x 19.1mm)
Weight (Approx.)4.0 oz. (114g)
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only)3.5 oz. (98g)
Battery TypeLITHIUM ION NP-BN 3.6V
Battery Capacitytypical: 2.3Wh (630mAh), minimum: 2.2Wh (600mAh)
Power Consumption (in Operation)Approx. 1.0W
Power RequirementsAC 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz, 18W
Advanced Features
Picture EffectsHDR Painting / Richtone Monochrome / Miniature / Toy camera / Pop Color / Partial Color / Soft High-key / Watercolor / Illustration 5

Supplied Accessories

  • Battery (NP-BN)
  • AC Adaptor AC-UB10
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Paint Pen
  • Wrist Strap
  • Instruction Manual


1 Records in 29 minute segments
2 Requires HDTV and HDMI cable sold separately
3 Combined with electronic stabilization
4 Requires 3D HDTV, HDMI cable (at least 10.2 Gbps) and active 3D glasses sold separately.
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