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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830

£106.40
(971 reviews)
Sony Cybershot DSC-W830
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A bargain price and very popular 8x optical zoom digital camera, with good features and an astonishingly light 104g weight
8x 104g Compact 20.1MP Jan 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 number 151 across all digital cameras.
83
Reviews
962 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
59
Age
4 Years Old
98
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews. 94% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. Looking across the entire Canon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras are also excellent.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras July 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
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
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

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

83
Reviews
962 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
69
Features for Portrait...
Good
59
Age
4 Years Old
98
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
71
Overall Score for Port...
Very Good
81
Maximum Image Resolution
5152 X 3864 Pixels
36
Minimum Aperture Number
3.3
Self-Timer
Yes
69
Features for Portrait...
Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Video Reviews

83
Reviews
962 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features for Landscape...
Good
59
Age
4 Years Old
98
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
70
Overall Score for Land...
Very Good
57
Optical Zoom
8x
81
Maximum Image Resolution
5152 X 3864 Pixels
94
Weight
104g
23
Battery Life
210 Shots
GPS (Satellite)
No
67
Features for Landscape...
Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Video Reviews

83
Reviews
962 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features for Everyday...
Very Good
59
Age
4 Years Old
98
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
71
Overall Score for Ever...
Very Good
81
Maximum Image Resolution
5152 X 3864 Pixels
94
Weight
104g
23
Battery Life
210 Shots
Vari-Angle LCD Display
No
71
Features for Everyday...
Very Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Video Reviews

83
Reviews
962 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
62
Features for Sports Ph...
Good
59
Age
4 Years Old
98
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
67
Overall Score for Spor...
Good
Multi Burst Mode
Yes
Image Stabilizer
Yes
33
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
3,200
23
Battery Life
210 Shots
62
Features for Sports Ph...
Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Video Reviews

83
Reviews
962 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
64
Features for Wildlife...
Good
59
Age
4 Years Old
98
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
67
Overall Score for Wild...
Good
57
Optical Zoom
8x
Image Stabilizer
Yes
33
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
3,200
64
Features for Wildlife...
Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Video Reviews

Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor expert reviews

This camera received a score of 60% from expert review website Digital Versus. The camera expert review sites aren't convinced by this Sony camera.

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Excellent owner reviews

This camera has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100 based on 959 owner reviews. Over 91% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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A best selling camera

According to Amazon sales data, the Cybershot DSC-W830 is one the most popular digital camera currently available for sale.

Sony has very good camera reviews

Based on 25,534 expert and owner reviews (including 7,757 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its cameras. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Marvellous value for money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £106.40 it is in the cheapest 12% of digital cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom than overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 and the United Kingdom price of £106.40 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $96.97 (£129.06).

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Features

Higher than average megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 20.1MP is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ordered 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 frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Average optical zoom

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830's optical zoom of 8x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

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Larger than average minimum aperture number

The Cybershot DSC-W830's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 69% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an image stabiliser

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has an image stabiliser. 72% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

The Cybershot DSC-W830's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 15,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Longer than average camera shutter speed

The camera shutter speed of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 0.000625s is in the longest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The shortest camera shutter speed of cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.008s.

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Very light

The weight of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 104g is in the lightest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 2.7kg, 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 69% of cameras.

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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 cameras. It is smaller than 81% of all cameras when ordered 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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Only 210 battery life

The Cybershot DSC-W830 is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life. Most of the other 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 four times the resolution of a 2464 x 1632 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This Sony digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 5152x3864, 3648x2736, 2592x1944 plus 7 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 1984 x 1984 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a tripod mount

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

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Has an external flash connector

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has an external flash connector, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a wrist strap

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a wrist strap, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Features contrast adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-W830 features contrast adjustment. 80% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a self-timer

The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does not have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have an HDMI. 56% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Has a carrying case

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has a carrying case. 85% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does not support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Cybershot DSC-W830 does not support Wi-Fi. 70% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does not have a GPS

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have a GPS. 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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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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Features brightness adjustment

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

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1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Cybershot DSC-W830 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this Sony camera supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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Features multi burst mode

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 features multi burst mode, unlike 84% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features saturation adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 features saturation adjustment. 84% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Longer than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 72% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does not feature bluetooth

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

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Very low display resolution

The Cybershot DSC-W830's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 67% of all digital 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 600,000 pixels.

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Bigger than average digital zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 9.9x. The Cybershot DSC-W830's digital zoom of 64x is in the biggest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released over four years ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.

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Popularity

Amazon bestseller

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Lots of positive reviews

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Maximum Image Resolution

5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution

Minimum Aperture Number

larger than average minimum aperture number

Self-Timer

has a self-timer

Pre-Flash

pre-flash

Smile Detection

smile detection

Handheld Remote Control

handheld remote control

Optical Zoom

average optical zoom

Maximum Image Resolution

5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution

Weight

very light

Battery Life

only 210 battery life

GPS

does not have a GPS

Waterproof

waterproof

Electronic Compass

electronic compass

Anti-Dust Function

anti-dust function

Dustproof

dustproof

Maximum Image Resolution

5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution

Weight

very light

Battery Life

only 210 battery life

Vari-Angle LCD Display

vari-angle LCD display

Face Detection

face detection

Multi Burst Mode

features multi burst mode

Image Stabiliser

has an image stabiliser

Maximum ISO Sensitivity

very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Battery Life

only 210 battery life

Waterproof

waterproof

Optical Zoom

average optical zoom

Image Stabiliser

has an image stabiliser

Maximum ISO Sensitivity

very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscw830v

Barcodes:

00002101610244, 00700686601330, 00700686601378, 00845251066869, 03355830056411, 03355830056428, 04056572579358, 04139052265955, 04905524972344, 04905524972351, 04905524972429, 04905524972436, 04905524972443, 04905524972450, 04905524972467, 04905524972498, 04905524972511, 04905524972528, 04905524972559, 04905524972610, 04905524972696, 04905524972719, 04905524972733, 04905524972757, 04905524972764, 05013493253810, 05013493253827, 05013493253834, 05013493253841, 05053959426013

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