Play, Edit, and Print Functions
Inputs and Outputs
3" LCD Screen: The Sony DSC-WX350 digital camera has a
3" ClearPhoto LCD screen. The LCD has 460,800 pixels with a 5-step brightness
control. The LCD
screen allows you to view an image before taking a picture and replay images
that have been stored in memory.
Built-in Wi-Fi: Using the downloadable PlayMemories Mobile app,
available for iOS and Android, you can instantly share your photos with your
friends. The camera can be connected to an NFC-enabled Android smartphone with
one touch to the top of the camera. You can upload pictures and videos shot on the camera to social media
sites via your Wi-Fi-enabled smartphone or tablet. In addition, you can back up
images to a network-connected PC, control the camera with your smartphone, and
view your photos and videos on a compatible TV.
Recording Media: The DSC-WX350 is compatible with the following recording
- Memory Stick: Memory Stick PRO Duo
(for movies, Mark 2 media), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
- SD Card: SD cards, SDHC cards, SDXC cards (For movies,
Class 4 or faster)
Image Sensor: For optimal image quality, the camera uses a
1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS imaging device with approximately 21.1 gross Megapixels
and 18.2 effective Megapixels. The advanced Exmor R CMOS image sensor delivers
extremely fast speed, high resolution, and excellent low-light sensitivity with
improved image clarity and reduced grain.
BIONZ X Image Processor: The digital camera's BIONZ X image processor
delivers high resolution photos and fast still photography performance. The fast
processing enables the camera to combine multiple images in less than a second
to create wide panoramic images.
It also delivers high speed photo bursts, as well as Anti-Motion Blur and
Handheld Twilight modes.
Sony G Lens: The camera features a Sony G lens with a 20x optical zoom and a focal length
of 4.3mm to 86mm. The 35mm equivalent is 27mm to 540mm for 16:9 movies, and
33-660mm for 4:3 movies. For still images, the 35mm equivalent focal length is
24-1200mm (4:3), 25-1250mm (3:2), and 28.5-1425mm (16:9). The lens
has an aperture range of F3.5 (W) to F6.5 (T). The camera has a
Clear Image Zoom
that is twice the optical zoom (up to 40x), which magnifies the images without
deterioration of image quality. Combined with the 20x optical zoom, the 4x
digital zoom magnifies images to the largest scale of 80x, however, the image
quality will deteriorate as you zoom in to the maximum range.
Image Recording Format: The camera records still images in
JPEG format. Moving images with stereo audio can be recorded in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
with 2 channel Dolby Digital audio or MP4 format with AAC audio. There are two
image quality settings: Standard and Fine.
Still Image Sizes:
When recording digital still images, the DSC-WX350 allows you to choose from
nine image sizes:
|16:9 ||3:2 ||4:3 |
|13M 4896 x 2752 ||16M 4896 x 3264 ||18M 4896 x 3672 |
|7.5M 3648 x 2056 ||8.9M 3648 x 2432 ||10M 3648 x 2736 |
|2.1M 1920 x 1080 ||4.5M 2592 x 1728 ||5M 2592 x 1944 |
recording still images, you can also record moving images with sound in AVCHD
Ver2.0 or MPEG4 format. The following image sizes are available:
- AVCHD: 28M (PS) 1920 x 1080/60p
- AVCHD: 24M (FX) 1920 x 1080/60i
- AVCHD: 17M (FH) 1920 x 1080/60i
- MP4: 12M: 1440 x 1080/30p
- MP4: 3M: 640 x 480/30p
Movie SteadyShot: You can reduce the effects of camera shake
when shooting movies by turning on Movie SteadyShot. Under normal shooting
conditions, the Standard setting will reduce camera shake caused by slight
movements of the hand. In extreme conditions, you can select Intelligent Active
or Active SteadyShot settings.
Shooting Modes: The DSC-WX350 offers several shooting modes,
selectable with the top-mounted Mode Dial. You can select from the
- Intelligent Auto: camera detects conditions such as backlight or a
night scene and takes the shot using the optimal settings.
- Superior Auto: camera shoots one image in higher
quality than with Intelligent Auto mode.
- Program Auto: allows you to shoot with the
exposure (both the shutter speed and aperture value) adjusted automatically
while you manually operate other camera settings.
- Movie: shoot movies in AVCHD or MP4 formats (see
- Intelligent Sweep Panorama: The camera has a panorama
shooting function, capable of shooting a full 360° panoramic image.
You can also choose standard, wide, and 360° panoramic images. iSweep Panorama
modes and image sizes include:
- Standard: 4912 x 1080 (153°) horizontal; 3424 x 1920 (114°)
- Wide: 7152 x 1080 (222°) horizontal; 4912 x 1920 (164°)
- 360°: 11520 x 1080 (360°)
- Scene Selection: multiple settings for specific scenes and
shooting situations. Choices include: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene,
Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti-motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR,
Pet, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Soft Skin, and ISO High Sensitivity.
Picture Effect: You can select a desired effect to achieve
more impressive and artistic images.
Choices include: Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft
High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, and Illustration.
Drive Modes: You can choose from five shooting modes:
- Single Shot: Shoots one image at a time
- Continuous Shooting: Shoots up to 10 images in
succession when you press and hold down the shutter button. There are 2
speeds to choose from: High (10 frames per second) and Low (2 fps).
- Self-Timer: You can set the Self-Timer mode to a
10-second or 2-second delay so you can be in the picture or to help prevent
- Self-Portrait: When the product detects the number of
faces you have selected, the camera will beep and the shooting starts after
- Self-Timer Continuous: Shoots images continuously after
a 10-second delay
Exposure Compensation: You can adjust the exposure manually in
1/3 EV steps in a range of -2.0 EV to +2.0 EV to correct problems of over- or
Auto Focus: The camera has a Multi-point Auto Focus. This method is helpful when your subject is not
centered in the frame. You can also choose Center-weighted AF, which focuses
only on the subject framed in the AF range finder in the center of the image, or
Spot AF, which focuses on an extremely small subject or a narrow area. You can
also select Tracking Focus and Face Tracking Focus.
AF Illuminator: The AF (auto focus) Illuminator briefly
provides fill light to focus more easily on a subject in dark surroundings. The
camera emits red light to allow it to focus easily when the shutter button is
presses halfway, until the focus is locked.
Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and controls
flash, focus, exposure, and white balance to deliver accurate, natural skin
tones with reduced red-eye. The camera can automatically select the faces to
focus on, or you can select the face in a particular area of the frame by
touching the screen. It can also give priority to children or adults. The
camera's Face Motion Detection adjusts ISO sensitivity and accelerates the
shutter speed when facial movement is detected, reducing blur in the subjects
Smile Shutter Mode: The Smile Shutter technology
automatically detects and captures a smiling face. Simply activate by pressing
the Smile Shutter button and the camera will capture a smile the moment it
happens. You can also set the degree of Smile Detection
Sensitivity to Slight Smile, Normal Smile or Big Smile.
You can select Spot, Center-weighted, or Multi-pattern Metering. Spot metering lets you adjust the
exposure to the subject, even when the subject is a backlit or when there is
strong contrast between the subject and the background. Center-weighted metering
measures the center of the image and determines the exposure based on the
brightness of the subject. When multi-pattern metering is used, the image is
divided into multiple regions and metering is performed in each region. The
camera judges the subject position and background brightness, and determines a
Sensitivity: You can select up
to nine ISO settings (Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, and 12800) when shooting
in Program Auto Mode to adjust sensitivity to your shooting conditions.
Built-in Flash: The built-in flash has a range of 7-7/8" to 14 feet
1-3/8" with the zoom set
to wide and 6' 6-3/4" to 7 feet 10-1/2 inches with the zoom set to
telephoto. The flash can be set to the following modes: Off, Auto,
On, Slow Synchro, and Advanced. In addition, this camera has a
"red-eye reduction" setting, which causes the flash to pre-strobe before
shooting to reduce the red-eye phenomenon.
White Balance: When the white balance is set to auto, the
white balance is set automatically in response to the condition of the subject,
and the overall color balance is adjusted. When using flash, you can select the
Flash White Balance mode. In addition to Auto and Flash, the white balance can
be set to Incandescent, Fluorescent 1 (white fluorescent), Fluorescent 2
(natural white fluorescent), Fluorescent 3 (day white fluorescent), Daylight,
Cloudy, One Push (adjust white balance depending on the light source) or One
Push Set (memorizes the basic white color which will be used).
Grid Lines: The cameras on-screen grid lines make it easy to
set a subject's horizontal and vertical position.
Function Guide: An
on-screen function guide text/icon display makes it easy to learn the camera
functions that give you greater creative freedom to adjust photo settings.
Play, Edit, and Print
Index/Date Mode: In addition to viewing images one-by-one in
full screen, you can view multiple images at once in the index or date list
mode. The index feature lets you to display a total of up to 9 or 25 images. The date
view only displays those images recorded on a particular date. A calendar is
displayed so you can select the date.
Slide Show: The Slide Show function lets you play back
images one after the other. The interval between the pictures can be adjusted,
allowing you to choose 1, 3, 5, 10, and 30 seconds. You can select Folder View (still),
Folder View (MP4), Folder View (AVCHD), or Date View (all images from selected date). When repeat
is selected, the images are replayed in a continuous loop.
Playback Zoom: You can enlarge a recorded still image up to
times the size of the original image. You can also record the enlarged item as a
new file. To select the area to be enlarged, you can move the enlargement
"frame" up/down/left/right with the arrow buttons, and adjust the zoom with the
W/T button. You cannot enlarge movies or images recorded in multi-burst mode.
4K Image Playback: You can output still images in 4K
resolution to an HDMI-connected TV that supports 4K. If the TV isn't
4K-compatible, you can set the output to HD.
Rotating Images: Recorded images can be rotated 360-degrees
in 90-degree increments on the camera's LCD screen.
Beauty Effect: The Beauty Effect allows you to make adjustments of a still image
of a person to make it look better.
The following Beauty Effects can be applied to still images: Skin Toning, Skin
Smoothing, Shine Removal, Eye Widening, and Teeth Whitening.
Images: You can delete a selected
image, multiple selected images, or you can delete all the unprotected images at once. In order to avoid
accidentally deleting an image, it can be protected.
You can place a print mark on still images recorded with this camera. This mark
is convenient when you have images printed at a shop that conforms to the DPOF
(Digital Print Order Format) standard.
Battery Information: The DSC-WX350 comes with the NP-BX1 Lithium-Ion
rechargeable battery and AC-UB10C AC adapter. The battery is charged in the
camera using the supplied multi-use terminal USB cable and AC adapter. This battery takes approximately
230 minutes to fully charge. Under normal operating conditions the
battery has the following capacity:
|Function ||Number of Images ||Battery Life (min) |
Record Still Images ||
Approx. 470 ||
Approx. 235 |
Playback Still Images ||
Approx. 6600 ||
Approx. 330 |
Shooting Movies ||
Approx. 100 continuous (60 typical) |
Inputs and Outputs
Multi/Micro USB: The Sony DSC-WX350 features a Multi/Micro
USB connector on the side of the camera. With the
supplied USB cable, you can connect your camera to your computer (2.0
High Speed compatible). The terminal supports Micro USB-compatible devices.
HDMI Output: The camera has an HDMI micro connector (Type D)
on the bottom for connecting to an HDTV. A mini-HDMI to HDMI accessory cable is required for connecting the camera
to the TV.
PlayMemories Home: The DSC-WX350 does not come with its own software.
Instead, the PlayMemories Home software can be downloaded directly to your
computer via the Internet (URL provided in the Instruction Manual). With
PlayMemories Home, you can:
- Import images from your camera
- View images on a calendar
- Share images on "PlayMemories Online"
- Upload images to network services, such as Facebook and YouTube
Wireless Auto Import: You can easily back up images from the
camera to a computer connected to your wireless access point or wireless
broadband router. Before saving images to a Mac computer, you must first install
Wireless Auto Import.
Compatible Operating Systems: PlayMemories Home (Windows
only), Music Transfer, and Wireless Auto Import (Windows/Mac)
software are compatible with the following Operating Systems:
- Windows: Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Windows Vista (SP2)
- USB Connection: Mac OS X v10.6 to v10.8
- Wireless Auto Import: Mac OS X v10.6 to v10.8