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Sony Cybershot DSC-W800

£69.00
Sony Cybershot DSC-W800
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A staggeringly cheap and classic compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Jun 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 number 91 across all digital cameras.
86
Reviews
997 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
77
Features
Good Features
64
Age
3 Years Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 91% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
5cm macro focus distance
Capture more of the panorama
The new life into a picture by using built-in picture effect technology. there's a range of modes to choose from you don't even have to download image-editing softw
Get creative with picture effect
Vate the built-in party mode and let the camera automatically adjust key settings to produce the perfect, vibrant party ph
The life of the party
you see the perfect shot, simply hit the dedicated movie recording button to start shoot
Dedicated movie button
Ure the moments that matter with 720 HD recording for clear, detailed vid
720 HD footage
out the w800 to capture crisp, smooth footage in an instant. at the press of a button, you can record blur-free 720 HD images with digital so
Shoot in crisp HD
Ting great photos and videos is easy with the w800. buttons are positioned for ease of use, while a dedicated movie button makes shooting movies simple. the vivid 2.7-type clear photo LCD display screen lets you view your stills and play back movies with minimal eff
Taking photos just got easy
M macro focus distance lets you capture your subject clearly even if it's cl
Ors, at dusk, or at night-time boosted sensitivity means brighter-looking pictu
Higher than average megapixels
Advanced flash
Fun photography made simple
Her it's nights out or holiday snaps the w800 digital compact camera is packed with features that make it easy to shoot clear, beautiful photos and HD video. get up close with 5x optical zoom and switch to party mode to get great shots without compromising on
26mm wide-angle lens
Ure the whole scene, not just part of it, with a wide-angle 26mm l
Super HAD CCD 20.1mp sensor
Ure the beauty in every scene with a high-resolution 20.1mp image sen
Go further, see more
Styled for your pocket
Ision photography meets the portability of a smartphone. the w800 is small enough to take great photos, look good while doing it, and slip in your poc
Pick a colour
Se from two stylish colours silver and black so you can make a statement wherever you re shoot
Every moment in perfect detail
press the button and sweep the camera from side to side. your camera automatically stitches together a high-speed burst of frames to create one panoramic image.<br>for zoomed-in clarity that smartphones can t match, a 5x optical zoom gets you closer to the act
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Cybershot DSC-W800 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 71 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 76 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 73 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 70 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Techradar and techradar.com/au/.

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Good Owner Reviews

Cybershot DSC-W800 owners on average rated this camera 87%. Over 87% 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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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 22,092 owner and expert reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Spectacularly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £69.00 it is cheaper than 96% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 and the United Kingdom price of £69.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $88.00 (£122.05).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in June 2014.

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Cybershot DSC-W800 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-W800 of 20.1MP is higher than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-W800 of only 5x is smaller than 86% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 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 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Cybershot DSC-W800's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is in the lowest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Cybershot DSC-W800 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-W800's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 46% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The Cybershot DSC-W800's weight of only 109g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 91% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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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 12x. The digital zoom of the Cybershot DSC-W800 of 40x is bigger than 96% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Cybershot DSC-W800 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-W800 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 17% 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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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-W800's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 of only 6.4 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Cybershot DSC-W800 has a USB connectivity. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Features Face Detection

The Cybershot DSC-W800 features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W800 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Only 200 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Cybershot DSC-W800 which takes 200 battery life.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-W800 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-W800's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 49% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242877115, 00757440747964, 04905524978551, 04905524978650, 04905524978667, 04905524978681, 04905524978698, 04905524978704, 04905524978711, 04905524978735, 05054484732112, 05054533732117, 05399998004356

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