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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830

$115.99
Sony Cybershot DSC-W830
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An award winning and bargain price compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Dec 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 number 31 across all digital cameras and number 65 in best selling cameras.
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999 Reviews + 1 Award
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
The movie button to shoot smooth 720p HD video clips, then play them back instantly to re-live the moment with frie
See the bigger picture with 360 sweep panorama
beauty effects you can edit or retouch images on the fly to improve the overall finish of your snaps and make your portraits of friends look fresh and clear, even with sweep panorama sh
Effortless photo editing
Cal steadyshot reduces the effects of little movements and shakes and shifts elements in the lens to compensate, keeping every still and movie sharp and cl
Steady, stable shots
Lligent auto, automatically adjusts the camera settings to suit your shooting conditions. you get fast, beautifully exposed results without the added complications of manual contr
Settings suited to every scene
Shoot and share HD movies
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
in with a powerful 8x optical zoom and capture the scene in pin-sharp clarity using a ZEISS l
Pull the world closer
Rtlessly capture the beauty in every scene with w830 cyber-shot. A high-resolution 20.1mp image sensor works with built-in autofocus to ensure sharp, finely detailed results even when the action's fast. that's something your smartphone just can't ma
It's all in the detail
never been easier to shoot detail-packed photos and HD video clips. with a compact design small enough to fit in your pocket, the w830 is packed with features including a 20.1mp sensor, ZEISS lens with 8x optical zoom, fast autofocus, and optical steadyshot image stabilisat
Get the shot every time
Average minimum aperture number
Average optical zoom
The button, sweep side-to-side or up and down. the camera automatically stitches together a high-speed burst of frames to create full panorama shots that capture an entire sc

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Extremely Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $115.99 it is still cheaper than 91% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of £99.99 ($99.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $16.00.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 20.1MP is in the highest 21% of all cameras when sorted 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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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830's optical zoom of 8x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 64% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Cybershot DSC-W830 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-W830's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 79% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Very Light

The Cybershot DSC-W830's weight of only 104g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 94% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-W830's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 64x is bigger than 96% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 is a digital camera that takes 210 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 2.7" is smaller than 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 40% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other digital cameras, the Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 6.3 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 25mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 75% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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