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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830

(872 reviews)
Sony Cybershot DSC-W830
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Our Verdict:
A best selling and award winning compact digital camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Jan 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 number 587 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
872 Reviews + 1 Award
60
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
3 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 92% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs. Looking across the entire Canon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
The Cybershot DSC-W830 is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras April 2018.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Get the shot every time
It's all in the detail
Pull the world closer
in with a powerful 8x optical zoom and capture the scene in pin-sharp clarity using a ZEISS l
Shoot and share HD movies
Settings suited to every scene
Steady, stable shots
Effortless photo editing
See the bigger picture with 360 sweep panorama

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

62
Sports Photography
Good
64
Wildlife Photography
Good
69
Portrait Photography
Good
67
Landscape Photography
Good
71
Everyday Photography
Very Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Video Reviews

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from website Camera Labs who said that this Sony camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Camera Labs, Les Numeriques.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this Sony camera is 68%.

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Good User Reviews

Cybershot DSC-W830 owners on average rated this digital camera 89 out of 100. 568 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 25,499 user and expert reviews (including 7,771 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its cameras. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

A Top Selling Camera

The Cybershot DSC-W830 is one the fastest selling digital camera currently available.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2015.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Cybershot DSC-W830's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The 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 common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 8x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. 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 pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has an image stabilizer. 79% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of 3,200 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 62% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The weight of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 104g is lighter than 94% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of digital cameras range from 57g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 310g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a built-in flash, as do 70% of digital cameras.

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Only 210 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Cybershot DSC-W830 which takes 210 battery life.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 33% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

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

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Has a Wrist Strap

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

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 68% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a tripod mount, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Only 2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's over seven times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1936 x 1288. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features contrast adjustment. 81% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 features multi burst mode, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 6.3 is smaller than 72% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has an external flash connector. 85% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 77% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features saturation adjustment. 86% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 81% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 64x is bigger than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Cybershot DSC-W830's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 73% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 does not feature bluetooth. 94% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have a GPS (satellite). 88% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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