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Sony DSC-W810 Digital Camera

20.1MP 6x CCD 48x Dec 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
- Shoot detailed photos with a 20.1MP image sensor- Get closer to the action with a 6x optical zoom- Hit the movie button to shoot crisp 720p HD video - It's all in the detail with a 20.1MP sensor... More
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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Sony digital camera is 73% based on three expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, Phones.com and techtudo.com.br.

User Reviews Are Good

This Sony digital camera has an average user rating of 84% based on 9 user reviews.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Sony compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Sony is one of the better rated brands.

Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was good quality. Phones.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Adequate camera quality”.

Good Quality Pictures

One Sony DSC-W810 owner wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-W810 was good in low light. Two years ago expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “An extremely budget-friendly point-and-shoot digicam Sony says is so great in low light shooting conditions, they decided to give it a "Party Mode." No kidding”.

CCD Sensor Type

The Sony DSC-W810 has a CCD sensor type which is better than most similar spec cameras that came out in the last year. Most latest compact camera digital cameras have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

A CCD sensor type is in fact the best sensor type across all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W810.

The worst sensor type amongst comparable types of digital camera is MOS.

There are a number of other cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might want to look at including the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W810 which do not have a built-in flash, the DSC-W810 has a built-in flash.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Sony DSC-W810 has one of the biggest digital zooms (48 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec cameras that were launched in the last 12 months the digital zooms range from 2x to 120x, and the average digital zoom is 8.8x.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

The Sony DSC-W810 has a fairly high megapixel count (20.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W810. The average megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W810 is 18MP, and the megapixel counts range from 8MP to 21MP.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-W810 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution which is higher than most recently released comparable spec cameras. Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This digital camera also have still image resolutions of 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944 and 5152 x 2896 and 1920 x 1080.

This digital camera's still image resolution (5152 x 3864) is in fact the best still image resolution across all comparable spec cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

The worst still image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 640 x 360.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The DSC-W810 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Sony camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W810. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The DSC-W810 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Across all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-W810 the best image resolution is 5184 x 3888 pixels and the worst is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The DSC-W810 has a greater number of image editing modes than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on new digital cameras. The image editing mode "Rotating" is also found on this Sony camera.

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Supports Five ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Sony DSC-W810 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800 and Auto are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-W810 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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TFT Display

The DSC-W810 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras that were released around the same time as it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display amongst all recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

The worst display across similar types of digital camera is LCD.

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Very Light

The lightest compact camera digital camera that has been around for a similar time to the DSC-W810 is 98g , the heaviest is 480g, and the average weight is 180g. With a weight of only 111 grams, the DSC-W810 is one of the lighter compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-W810 amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Very Thin

At only 20.9 millimeters, the DSC-W810 is fairly thin compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W810. Newly released cameras have depths of between 18mm and 92mm, and the average depth is 35mm.

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Short

Across all the new compact camera digital cameras the heights range from 38mm to 94mm, and the average height is 62mm. At only 55.5 millimeters, the Sony DSC-W810 is quite short compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-W810.

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17 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One Sony DSC-W810 reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it was not good looking. Expert review site Phones.com mentioned “That doesn't change the fact that it's pretty awesome” in their review of the Sony DSC-W810 yet they gave the Sony DSC-W810 a score of 4 stars.

Difficult to Use

One Sony DSC-W810 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was not easy to use. Phones.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-W810 “Keys are smaller and more difficult to use”.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-W810 does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W810 which have an image stabiliser.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser which you might also want to consider including the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-W810 does not support WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W810.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months, the DSC-W810 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other recently released compact camera digital cameras, the Sony DSC-W810 does not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-W810, the DSC-W810 does not support video recording.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-W810, the Sony DSC-W810 is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DSC-W810 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other new compact camera digital cameras are also not 3D compatible.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 800, the DSC-W810 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-W810. Recently released compact camera digital cameras have maximum ISO speeds of between 800 and 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 5,200.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The DSC-W810 has a greater number of flash modes than most latest compact camera digital cameras. This Sony camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W810. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The DSC-W810 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed (only 2 seconds) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-W810 is 0.4s, the longest is 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 26s.

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Only 200 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W810 take between 180 and 959 shots per battery charge, including the Sony DSC-W810 which takes 200 shots per battery charge.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery lives of recently released digital cameras range from 1h to 5h. With a maximum battery life of only 1.67 hours, the Sony DSC-W810 has one of the shorter maximum battery lives amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

The Sony DSC-W810 has one of the lower maximum playback zooms (only 8 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The maximum playback zooms of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-W810 range from 8x to 10x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 9.6x.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of 26 millimeters, the Sony DSC-W810 has a quite long minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The shortest minimum focal length of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-W810 is 22mm, the longest is 28mm, and the average minimum focal length is 25mm.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W810 is 80, the biggest is 160, and the average minimum ISO speed is 94. With a minimum ISO speed of 100, the Sony DSC-W810 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-W810

Released Twelve Months Ago

This Sony camera was released twelve months ago.

SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This digital camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on latest compact camera digital cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony DSC-W810 has a fairly standard optical zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other latest cameras.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the Sony DSC-W810 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Playback Mode
Start-Up Time
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(5)
5 November 2015

VERDICT: From time to time we are admonished by readers for our failure to review cameras that human beings can afford or justify. The complaint is usually accompanied with an assertion that... Read more…

VERDICT
From time to time we are admonished by readers for our failure to review cameras that human beings can afford or justify
The complaint is usually accompanied with an assertion that "there can't be much difference between cameras anyway"
Oh dear
31 July 2014

DSC-W810, an extremely budget-friendly point-and-shoot digicam Sony says is so great in low light shooting conditions, they decided to give it a "Party Mode." No kidding. In Party Mode, the W810... Read more…

16 October 2009

The Sony Ericsson W810 came out a year and a half ago, but that doesn't change the fact that it's pretty awesome. Barring new technology like 3G and Wi-Fi, which has come to phones after the phone... Read more…

Excellent music player and audio quality
Option to turn on Walkman without turning on phone functions
Adequate camera quality
Stellar performance, endurance and battery life
Keys are smaller and more difficult to use
Interface is slightly complicated and takes time for familiarization
5 July 2011

Confira o review da Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W180, uma câmera básica e ideal para usuários iniciantes em fotografia. Com 10,1 megapixels, a compacta pode ser uma boa opção para os que estão à... Read more…

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Compacta e porttil
Escala ISO alta
Tela com brilho na medida
Kompakt
Gnstig
Sem visor ocular
Grava s vdeos pequenos
Qualidade poderia ser melhor das imagens tiradas em ambiente escuros
Geringe Kantenschrfe
Starkes Bildrauschen

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Valerie Bartlett

The black, 20 MP Sony Cyber-shot DSCW810 Compact Digital Camera is lightweight and easy to use, achieving much more detail and depth of colour than your smartphone's camera can achieve. A 20.1... Read more…

Reviewed 20 January 2016 by Anne PW
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely compact camera easy to use,looks good and fits into your handbag or pocket...

Reviewed 30 July 2015 by Julian Singleton
(Verified Purchase)

Easy to use and produces reasonable images. However, I found it very difficult to configure. The camera would not move on from the "language" screen. Eventually I found help from the internet...

Reviewed 18 April 2015 by Chris Bailey

Despite being rated at a 20.1 mp and having a 6x zoom facility this camera felt 'cheap' compared to my 5yr old Sony DSC-W350 which at 14.1mp with a Zeiss Ikon lens & 5x zoom produced far superior,... Read more…

Reviewed 28 January 2016 by Malcolm Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Was delivered by date promised. Ideal for our various uses. would purchase again...

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Barcodes 02724286923720, 04905524971859, 04905524971880, 04905524971897, 04905524971927, 04905524971934, 04905524972061, 05013493263147, 05055189023260, 05055189023277

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