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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W830
87
Reviews
4,916 Reviews + 1 Award
71
Features
Good Features
94
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
96
Value for Money
Excellent
65
Age
3 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A sensationally good value for money and best selling 8x optical zoom digital camera, with a good spec and a breathtakingly light 104g weight.
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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 number 102 across all digital cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
94
Popularity
96
Value for Money
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Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews. 94% of buyers recommended this camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs. Looking across the entire Fujifilm digital camera range, the average reviews for all Fujifilm 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 October 2018.
It 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

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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3.8 stars (4,916 reviews).

65%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
3,211 Reviews
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1,273 Reviews
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217 Reviews
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Recommended Award

The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 has received a Recommended Award from Camera Labs.
Recommended from Camera Labs

What Are People Saying About the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830?

Picture Quality
912
99
Ease of Use
1,099
22
Noise Level
784
161
Features
711
39
Price
543
200
Size and Weight
438
50
Lens System
120
29
Design
314
22
Video Capability
70
5
Battery
152
23
Viewfinder / Screen
32
14
Robustness
114
17
Connectivity
102
24
Camera Uses
28
5
Product Quality
42
2
Flash
12
5
Support
18
15
Capacity
7
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7 Out of 10 People Thought the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Was Reasonably Priced

Eight people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 really wasn't expensive.

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Brilliant Value for Money
563 people agree
88 people disagree
  • Fantastic value for money. Light and portable. Excellent pictures...
    Gladys - Argos.co.uk 25 May 2015
  • ... takes nice indoor pics too. Overall a brilliant budget camera for anyone not that clued up on the latest digital technology, like myself!
    EmDee23 - Argos.co.uk 19 May 2016
  • I bought this camera with very few expectations . But it seems like the best deal i had...
    Sameer - Bestbuy.com 16 Oct 2014
  • I love how this product is small an compact perfect siz for what you get from it an superb value thanks argos... Easy to Use. Great Resolution. Great Zoom. ...
    Pebbles - Argos.co.uk 18 Nov 2015
  • View All Reviews About Priced
    Not Expensive
    8 people agree
    135 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Was of a Great Quality

    More than 40 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was very comfortable.

  • Crisp sound, outside sound blocking,perfect comfort and contour around the ears,the blue tooth is great feature and no wires to interfere with exercise. ...
    Lauzie - Bestbuy.com 28 Jan 2015
  • ... your bluetooth device of choice. External noises are non existent and comfort is awesome!
    JimRN - Bestbuy.com 14 Mar 2015
  • Sound and quality and comfort are fantastic. Love the wireless feature...
    Colbys22 - Bestbuy.com 28 Jun 2015
  • ... great pair of wireless headphones and have found them. Love the comfort of the over ear feature. Very easy to use and the sound is phenomenal...
    Farmgal21 - Bestbuy.com 10 Jan 2015
  • More Than 100 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Robust

    More than 50 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was very strong and durable and more than 40 people thought that it was also very well made. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it was reliable and was difficult to damage or scratch.

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    Very Strong and Durable
    57 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... wireless. Battery time is very good. Look and design are superb and the case is durable and the headset collapses for easy smaller storage. slam dunk. ...
    Dmac5000 - Bestbuy.com 12 Jan 2015
  • Great sound and very durable! Great when exercising especially when running or jumping!
    Traceurreve - Bestbuy.com 9 Oct 2014
  • ... for my son to take on a school trip and it worked perfectly. It was lightweight yet durable...
    VolleyballGuy - Bestbuy.com 29 May 2016
  • Sound great i love my beats i have two pair. durable great colors...
    Marg - Bestbuy.com 22 Jan 2016
  • View All Reviews About Durability
    Very Well Made
    40 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Reliable
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
    Difficult to Damage or Scratch
    9 people agree
    7 people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

    More than 100 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had a superb battery life and over 30 people thought that it was also quick to charge.

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    Has a Brilliant Battery Life
    129 people agree
    20 people disagree
  • Awesome camera for the price, easy to use, excellent battery life, good quality and clarity...
    Rde118 - Bestbuy.com 24 Jan 2015
  • Expected a little better battery life, seems to drain when not in use...
    Rmurdock - Bestbuy.com 4 Jan 2016
  • Fits in your pocket and gas excellent battery life...
    PenLady - Bestbuy.com 20 Jul 2017
  • ... with glasses. Easy to link with Bluetooth phone and better battery life than my Bluetooth ear buds...
    Newtechaddict - Bestbuy.com 16 Jan 2015
  • View All Reviews About Battery Life
    Quick to Charge
    31 people agree
    13 people disagree
    Over 400 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Over 100 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was compact and more than 100 people thought that it was also an outstanding size. Our analysis also found that over 90 people thought that it was very easy to carry around and more than 30 people thought that it was also lightweight. Over 20 people also thought that it wasn't heavy and bulky and more than 10 people thought that it was also thin. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that six people thought that it was a big size.

    View All Reviews About Size and Weight
    Compact
    180 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • The Sony Cyber-shot W830 is a mid-range point-and-shoot compact with an 8x optical zoom and 20.1 Megapixel CCD sensor. Introduced into the Cyber-shot range ...
    Camera Labs 19 Nov 2014
  • ... lowest-priced point-and-shoot cameras that's worth having. It's a point-and-shoot compact with an 8x optical zoom, 20 Megapixel resolution and 720p video ...
    Camera Labs 19 Nov 2014
  • The Sony DSC W830 is an entry-level compact camera with 20 Mpx sensor, 8x zoom and HD video mode. It's not about to revolutionise the market, but that ...
    Digital Versus 6 Jan 2015
  • ... features a Zeiss branded 8x optical zoom lens, a 20mp CCD sensor, and a compact camera body... Sony DSCW830 Digital Compact Camera - Black 2.7 inch LCDBuy ...
    Ephotozine 23 Mar 2018
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    An Outstanding Size
    127 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Really Easy to Carry Around
    94 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Lightweight
    35 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Not Heavy and Bulky
    23 people agree
    41 people disagree
    Thin
    13 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Big Size
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Nicely Designed

    More than 200 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was good-looking and more than 40 people thought that it was also well designed. More than 10 people also thought that it had a good case and was neat. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that eight people thought that it was smooth.

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    Good-Looking
    251 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • ... compact camera. You can get reasonable pictures straight out of the box. It's pretty basic and has an 8x zoom...Pocketsize. Easy to use. Picture quality ...
    Digital Versus 6 Jan 2015
  • I love these. Great connectivity, easy to use, not too heavy.. They look fantastic, sound quality is excellent for what I use these for...
    Bjurkhamer - Bestbuy.com 13 Mar 2015
  • ... working out or just hanging out, which is what I use them for. They also look awesome!
    Dasher - Bestbuy.com 22 Jan 2016
  • This studio beats by dre look awesome and sound really good the price is a Lil high but I got them for sale during black Friday and at the price I got ...
    Shawty - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2016
  • View All Reviews About Stylish
    Well Designed
    46 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Case
    19 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Neat
    17 people agree
    No people disagree
    Smooth
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Over 1,000 People Thought the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Was Not Difficult to Use

    Over 1,000 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was really easy to use and more than 30 people thought that it was also very easy to setup. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that over 10 people thought that it had good controls and several people thought that it was also very comfortable and easy to hold, was easy to handle and had a good interface.

    View All Reviews About Ease of Use
    Very Easy to Use
    1,193 people agree
    11 people disagree
  • Good quality for money and usage, very easy to use...
    Cardanelle - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • Brilliant camera. Easy to use and perfect size...
    Poodlegirl - Amazon.co.uk 20 Jan 2017
  • Great camera easy to use...
    Tiffta - Argos.co.uk 7 Apr 2015
  • Its a wonderfull product loud and clear easy to use...
    Aamc12 - Bestbuy.com 13 Dec 2014
  • View All Reviews About Easy to Use
    Very Easy to Setup
    35 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Good Controls
    15 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Really Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    6 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Easy to Handle
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Over 700 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had very good features and nine people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

    View All Reviews About Features
    Has Excellent Features
    728 people agree
    31 people disagree
  • Got this as a gift. Awesome features and quality! Thanks!
    Mp579 - Bestbuy.com 5 Aug 2015
  • ... person. I can sit in my gym bag. Another awesome feature is that they cancel out any noise so I don't have to hurt my ear drums. I highly recommend these ...
    Boxxietrolls - Bestbuy.com 30 Nov 2015
  • ... expertise of course, I learnt by experimentation and find its technical facilities exceptional for a compact. One always has to be mindful of the relative ...
    AA12742 - Argos.co.uk 20 May 2017
  • There are enough excellent features with this camera to set it up as exactly how you would like. Easy to transfer images to your home computer. If you ...
    Phil - Bhphotovideo.com 17 Jul 2016
  • View All Reviews About Feature
    Has a Powerful Motor
    9 people agree
    7 people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Over 90 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had bluetooth support and several people thought that it was also brilliant in terms of connectivity and had wifi capacity.

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    Has Bluetooth Support
    93 people agree
    18 people disagree
  • By far the best bluetooth wireless headphones I have enjoyed to date... You could spend +$1400.00 for Fostex wired headphones but we are talking WIRELESS ...
    VBSpike - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2015
  • Best bluetooth headphones with sound like wired connection...
    Nikhilabbot - Bestbuy.com 30 Nov 2014
  • These are by far the best Bluetooth wireless headphones out. Cnet rated them as the best wireless headphones of 2015 and I agree. The sound is amazing ...
    Bturk6542 - Bestbuy.com 23 Mar 2015
  • Beats studios are the best Bluetooth headphones I have ever used. They give great detail in the music...
    Design09 - Bestbuy.com 9 Jan 2016
  • View All Reviews About Bluetooth
    Excellent in Terms of Connectivity
    7 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has Wifi Capacity
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    More Than 20 People Thought it Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

    Over 10 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had bad technical guidance and two people thought that it also had bad instructions.

    View All Reviews About Support
    Has Bad Technical Guidance
    18 people agree
    16 people disagree
  • ... never owned a digital camera and she found it easy to use without any complicated steps or confusing instructions — that is, it requires no tutorial ...
    EloiseMac - Bestbuy.com 18 Dec 2016
  • ... are not clear as to what they do. Had to hit to learn. Instruction manual to small no tutorial disks.
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 19 Aug 2014
  • ... Clear LCD. Small Compact. Viewfinder. Hwere Are The Instruction. Where Are The Instruction. Easy to carry. Top Buttons Use. Fast Shutter Speed. Lag Shutter ...
    Argos.co.uk - Argos.co.uk 21 Nov 2015
  • ... to use and the results are fine. My only adverse comment is the inadequate instruction manual both the printed version and that online. Also why do you ...
    Tiger - Argos.co.uk 22 Mar 2018
  • View All Reviews About Instructions
    Has Bad Instructions
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    More Than 1,000 People Thought it Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    More than 800 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was very quiet and more than 200 people thought that it was also really noisy.

    View All Reviews About Noise Level
    Very Quiet
    833 people agree
    26 people disagree
  • You get what you pay for. Pay a little more for a little bit better sound...
    Embee - Bestbuy.com 2 Sep 2014
  • I love beats... Very comfortable with awesome sound...
    Piper1 - Bestbuy.com 9 Jul 2015
  • Bought these for my spouse after owning the Bose noise canceling. Beats have better sound but Bose has better noise canceling. Beats are wireless...
    Northerngal - Bestbuy.com 8 Jan 2016
  • They sound awesome and are very comfortable, also, very stylish...
    Ninazack - Bestbuy.com 28 Dec 2015
  • View All Reviews About Sound
    Very Noisy
    293 people agree
    163 people disagree
    Seven People Thought it Had a Large Capacity

    Six people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had a big storage capacity.

  • ... camera. Easy to use and not too expensive. The camera also allows for pretty good storage capacity...
    Scoobysnacks - Bestbuy.com 4 Oct 2017
  • Great sound and easy storage. Perfect for on the go teens...
    Bigsexy - Bestbuy.com 5 Feb 2016
  • Great camera with a slim and sleek body for easy storage on my motorcycle. Nice to have ready access to a good camera...
    Monkey - Bestbuy.com 30 Mar 2015
  • ... Look and design are superb and the case is durable and the headset collapses for easy smaller storage. slam dunk. I wear them even in the gym because ...
    Dmac5000 - Bestbuy.com 12 Jan 2015
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    More than 80 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had an outstanding zoom and more than 10 people thought that it also had a good autofocus and lens. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that five people thought that it had a good image stabiliser.

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    Has an Excellent Zoom
    89 people agree
    15 people disagree
  • ... pictures and videos. The pictures are sharp and clear. Videos come out perfect - zoom in or zoom out with ease. I would recommend this camera. It's small ...
    HEIDI - Bestbuy.com 14 Dec 2016
  • ... this is an ideal replacement. Has more megapixels than the old one, and better zoom...
    Whizzy - Argos.co.uk 8 Jan 2017
  • The camera has an awesome zoom and has a great picture quality... Price is good and the product is amazing. For me. This camera don't has bad things.
    PeterRF - Bestbuy.com 29 Aug 2014
  • ... Used ity on a reecent trip and was extremelely pleased with the quality of pictures even after using the wonderful zoom lens . Good Buy for the price... ...
    5446 - Bestbuy.com 2 Sep 2014
  • View All Reviews About Zoom
    Has a Good Autofocus
    21 people agree
    19 people disagree
    Has a Good Lens
    19 people agree
    8 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    5 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Most Customers Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    More than 30 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had a good screen and three people thought that it also had a good viewfinder.

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    Has a Good Screen
    34 people agree
    17 people disagree
  • ... but I am pleased with what I have done, will use more in the summer, lovely screen and features very happy with it so far...
    Novella - Argos.co.uk 21 Jan 2017
  • ... Fast Shutter Speed. Good Battery Life. Great Resolution. Great Zoom. Large Clear LCD. Small Compact.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 6 Nov 2014
  • ... camera... Easy to Use. Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. Great Zoom. Large Clear LCD. Small Compact.
    Bestbuy.com - Bestbuy.com 13 Jan 2015
  • ... Good Battery Life. Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. Great Zoom. Large Clear LCD. Small Compact. Viewfinder.
    Argos.co.uk - Argos.co.uk 7 Mar 2015
  • View All Reviews About Display
    Has a Good Viewfinder
    3 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Over 1,000 People Thought This Digital Camera Took Good Quality Pictures

    Over 900 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was able to produce good images and over 600 people thought that it also had an excellent picture quality. Over 40 people also thought that it had a good picture resolution and over 30 people thought that it was also very able to produce clear pictures. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that over 10 people thought that it was brilliant in low light.

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Able to Produce Good Images
    924 people agree
    122 people disagree
  • ... tin: a small, light and easy-to-use compact camera. You can get reasonable pictures straight out of the box. It's pretty basic and has an 8x zoom...Pocketsize. ...
    Digital Versus 6 Jan 2015
  • Superb camera quality takes awesome pictures very easy to use, best compact digital camera I've owned in years...
    Abray96 - Argos.co.uk 31 May 2016
  • ... is a bit jerky, but as a "point and shoot camera it produces fantastic pictures that compete well with my Nikon D3300. The battery is tiny, but lasts a ...
    Countryman - Argos.co.uk 16 May 2018
  • ... price.It has not let me down very happy with it...Easy to use brilliant pictures great small size 20 pixels fab!!
    Sunami - Argos.co.uk 10 Feb 2016
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has a Brilliant Picture Quality
    601 people agree
    25 people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    43 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Very Able to Produce Clear Pictures
    30 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Outstanding in Low Light
    12 people agree
    8 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Was Good for Video Capture

    More than 60 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 was good for video recording.

  • ... compact with an 8x optical zoom, 20 Megapixel resolution and 720p video packed into a slim and light body, and offers a step-up from the...8x stabilised ...
    Camera Labs 19 Nov 2014
  • Great little camera for a guy's pocket. It shoots outstanding video and has many programming features that provide different ways to shoot pictures manually ...
    Argos - Argos.co.uk 24 Oct 2014
  • ... events. Purchased this camera so that I would be able to zoom in and take better videos. Compared to the older digital camera's when they first came out, ...
    Rere - Bestbuy.com 4 Feb 2017
  • ... and has all the bells and whistles that you would expect from Sony. High quality video and sound too...
    Michael - Amazon.co.uk 23 Nov 2015
  • Most Owners Thought it Had a Good Flash

    More than 10 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 had a good flash.

  • Clear pictures, good flash, and even super easy to upload to computer...
    Sman2106 - Bestbuy.com 30 Jul 2014
  • ... and lens are excellent. Takes really good pictures in low light and flash is excellent. Really nice portable camera...
    HandyAndyinMD - Bestbuy.com 5 Aug 2015
  • ... carry on your belt in case you need it. Zoom works nice display clear and flash bright and a rechargeable battery that charges up in no time. The only ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 20 Dec 2016
  • ... carry on your belt in case you need it. Zoom works nice display clear and flash bright and a rechargeable battery that charges up in no time. The only ...
    Norman - Bhphotovideo.com 20 Dec 2016
  • The Majority of People Thought the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 the Camera Has Many Different Uses

    More than 20 people thought that the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 good for traveling and several people thought that it good for low-light photography and was good for macro photography.

    View All Reviews About Camera Uses
    Good for Traveling
    20 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • Great image quality, great price, outstanding travel camera...
    Terry - Bhphotovideo.com 15 Jun 2015
  • Great image quality, great price, outstanding travel camera... Easy to Use. Good Battery Life. Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. Great Zoom. Large Clear ...
    2many - Bhphotovideo.com 15 Jun 2015
  • Perfect for travel as light and compact...
    Jg - Argos.co.uk 21 Feb 2018
  • ... must be pretty good so I got myself one. Completely simple to use and perfect for travel...
    ZGDaRtist - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 2017
  • View All Reviews About Travel
    Good for Low-Light Photography
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good for Macro Photography
    2 people agree
    No people disagree

    How Good Are Sony Digital Cameras?

    We have checked 37,651 expert reviews and 221,289 user reviews for digital cameras and used this data to determine an average rating for Sony digital cameras of 89%. This makes Sony the 4th best camera brand according to customer reviews.

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    Features

    Key Features

    Higher Than Average Megapixels
    5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution
    Average Optical Zoom
    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution
    Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
    Has an Image Stabiliser
    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed
    Very Light
    Has a Built-in Flash
    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    The Cybershot DSC-W830's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 83% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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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 optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 8x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 66% of all cameras when ordered 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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. 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 minimum aperture number of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of 3.3 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 32% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of digital cameras.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 3,200 is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital 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 shortest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.0089s. The camera shutter speed of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 0.000625s is in the longest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Very Light
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    Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g. The weight of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of only 104g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 6% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a built-in flash, as do 67% of digital cameras.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode

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

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a self-timer. 83% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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 40% higher resolution than a 4352 x 3264 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 5152x3864, 3648x2736, 2592x1944 plus 7 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 6000 x 3368 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    Does Not Have an HDMI

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have an HDMI. 58% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a tripod mount, unlike 74% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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    Very Low Display Resolution

    The Sony 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 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not have a GPS. 91% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-W830 of 6.3 is in the largest 28% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 of 64x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 97% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 9.6x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 supports 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. This camera also supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels. 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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    Does Not Support Wi-Fi

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 71% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

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

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    Features Saturation Adjustment

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 features saturation adjustment, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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    Only 210 Battery Life

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life.

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    Like most other cameras, the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

    The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7". The Cybershot DSC-W830's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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    Has a Wrist Strap

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has a wrist strap. 92% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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    Has an External Flash Connector

    The Cybershot DSC-W830 has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 is currently ranked number 102 across all digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £109.90 to £99.90 in the last 42 days.

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 against some of its competitors.

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    Age

    Release Date

    This camera has been on the market since January 2015.

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    Manufacturer's Description

    20.1MP Super HAD CCD sensor

    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.

    It's 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 stabilisation.

    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.

    Effortlessly 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 match.

    in with a powerful 8x optical zoom and capture the scene in pin-sharp clarity using a ZEISS l.

    Zoom in with a powerful 8x optical zoom and capture the scene in pin-sharp clarity using a ZEISS lens.

    The movie button to shoot smooth 720p HD video clips, then play them back instantly to re-live the moment with frie.

    Hit the movie button to shoot smooth 720p HD video clips, then play them back instantly to re-live the moment with friends.

    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.

    Intelligent Auto, automatically adjusts the camera settings to suit your shooting conditions. You get fast, beautifully exposed results without the added complications of manual controls.

    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.

    Optical SteadyShot reduces the effects of little movements and shakes and shifts elements in the lens to compensate, keeping every still and movie sharp and clear.

    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.

    With 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 shots.

    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.

    Hit 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 scene.

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    Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Certification
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
    Focus Adjustment
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Flash
    External Flash Connector
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone