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Sony DSCW800B

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A classic and fully featured 20.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
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Sony DSC-W800 Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-W800 number 289 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 91% of buyers recommended 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 digital cameras 2017.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixel
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite small display diagonal
Only 640 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the DSC-W800 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography. However good for everyday photography as well being average for landscape photography.
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How Big is the Sony DSC-W800?

The Sony DSC-W800 is 96.8mm wide and 55.5mm tall. It is 20.8mm deep and weighs 109g.

Sony DSC-W800 front dimensions

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Sony DSC-W800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including Techradar and techradar.com/au/ have rated this Sony digital camera on average 70 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Good

On average, DSC-W800 owners rated this camera 86%. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 29,814 user and expert reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the Sony DSC-W800 has one of the higher megapixels amongst digital cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The DSC-W800 has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This digital camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Very Light

The DSC-W800 is one of the lighter cameras (only 109 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-W800 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-W800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the DSC-W800 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9".

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-W800 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The DSC-W800 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The DSC-W800 has a wrist strap. Most of the other cameras also have a wrist strap.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-W800 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5152 x 2896, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras the worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W800 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 40 times zoom factor, the DSC-W800 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The average digital zoom of digital cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when Sony released the DSC-W800.


Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $104 (54%)

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony DSC-W800 of £65.00 ($65.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $24.95.

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Product Identifiers

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