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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W800

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800
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Features
Good Features
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
98
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A low cost and breathtakingly light weight 5x optical zoom camera, with a good spec.
5x 109g Compact 20.1MP Feb 2014
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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 we calculated that there is a 43% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 number 365 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
84
Brand Rating
70
Features
98
Value for Money

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

Sony is an excellent camera brand.
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This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Very small optical zoom
640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Average minimum aperture number
Very light
Has a built-in flash
Bigger than average digital zoom
Has a wrist strap
Features face detection
Has a USB connectivity
1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
5152 x 3864 still image resolution
Has a self-timer
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Longer than average camera shutter speed
Only 200 battery life
Does not have an HDMI
Smaller than average display diagonal
5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Cyber-shot DSC-W800 of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-W800 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 16 pixels (worst) to 5976 x 3992 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 of only 3,200 is lower than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 has an image stabiliser, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800's camera shutter speed of 0.000667s is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The camera shutter speeds of cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

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Very Light
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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800's weight of only 109g is in the lightest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g.

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Has a Built-in Flash
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The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Cyber-shot DSC-W800's digital zoom of 40x is very big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 has a wrist strap, unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life.

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Features Face Detection

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 features face detection. 90% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 has a USB connectivity, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 does not have an HDMI. 61% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's 42% higher resolution than a 4592 x 3056 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 5152x3864, 3648x2736, 2592x1944 plus 2 more values. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 6000 x 3368 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Cyber-shot DSC-W800's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Cyber-shot DSC-W800 has a self-timer, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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98
Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800, and ranked it:

High-End
This digital camera has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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High End Good Value for Money

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has mediocre features but at $88.00 it is cheaper than 94% of cameras.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Design
Energy Star Certified
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (Tele)
Flash Range (Wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
HD Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
Image Processor
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera Playback
Built-in Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (Including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Life
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Maximum Operating Temperature Range (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Wrist Strap
Other Features
Built-in Flash
Metering
Interface
Face Detection
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
USB Connectivity
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Additional Accessories
Sensor Resolution
Accessories Included
Frame Rate
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Shooting Programs
Continuous Shooting Speed (Max)
Display Brightness Control
Other Features
Microphone Operation Mode
Auto Focus
USB Port

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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