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Sony DSC-W830 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 8x CCD 32x Jan 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
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... More
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32 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by Camera Labs who concluded that this Sony digital camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this compact camera camera is 70 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, Digital Versus, Chip.de and betabuzz.de.

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this camera on average 86 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Some Sony DSC-W830 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. A. Skudder mentioned on Amazon “The optical zoom is very respectable” however they only gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars. Mykeyreviews mentioned “Sacrifices a lot of extra features the more "premium" cameras have, such as WiFi, NFC, extra zoom and better components etc”. Robin mentioned in his review three years ago “Outside on a bright sunny day it works perfectly and the zoom delivers good results” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

A few customers considered that this digital camera had a good lens. A. Skudder mentioned on Amazon “It looks good, has a decent lens” in their Sony DSC-W830 review. S. P. Long wrote on Amazon “In spite of the better lens on here than on a smartphone, I have seen better images from decent phone cameras”.

Four Sony DSC-W830 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Three years ago Uncle Barbar said on Amazon “There are a number of focus tracking options and focus weighted on different areas (as per normal” and rated the product as very good.

A few people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. S. P. Long wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-W830 “The camera allegedly (according to information on the web) has image stabilisation.” .

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers who bought the Sony DSC-W830 agreed that it was able to produce good images. A. Skudder wrote in their review “I didn't get the blurring I was expecting so it looks like the image stabilisation does enough to compensate for a bit of arm wobbling” but they only rated it 60 out of 100. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and said “I like panoramic pictures that can be done the easiest way”. Bertie wrote in her review “Brilliant Camera, fast focus, takes the picture when you hit the button, unlike other compacts that think about it for a moment”.

A number of people who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good picture resolution. A. Skudder said on Amazon three years ago “Part of this is because it is processing very large files - larger than 7MB if you are shooting at 20 megapixels”. A. Skudder also said “Even 5 megapixels is more than enough if all you are going to do with the results is put them on Facebook or a digital picture frame”. Fred Wright mentioned in his Sony DSC-W830 review on Amazon “It is clear that this camera is totally incapable of capturing images at 20mp - it genuinely looks like they are just enhanced to that resolution”.

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Good Size

A few customers who purchased the Sony DSC-W830 concluded that it was compact. A. Skudder wrote in their Sony DSC-W830 review “This may be a brilliant compact camera or a terrible one, depending on what you want from it” but in spite of that they gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars. Fred Wright said “I don't know what the best alternative compact camera is at this price range” . Two years ago James Hunter mentioned on Amazon “Nice compact camera easy to use” in his review of the Sony DSC-W830 and gave it a score of 5 stars.

A few people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “As easy to carry around as a mobile phone”. Pat 5555 scored it 5 stars and wrote “I mistakenly deleted all on my last camera recommend as light and easy to carry in handbag or pocket”. Peter Budd mentioned on Amazon “I am very pleased with my Sony Camera just what I wanted so light and easy to use” in his review.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-W830 was lightweight. Helen Searle wrote in her review of the Sony DSC-W830 “Great little camera, lightweight and easy to throw in a bag”. Serena wrote “Very lightweight”.

One Sony DSC-W830 owner considered that this digital camera was heavy. Fred Wright mentioned in his review of this digital camera “It is also heavily lacking in settings”. One Sony DSC-W830 owner considered that it was heavy and bulky. H. P. Tokins mentioned on Amazon “I might ned more practise ad not such a heavy figure on the firing button” in their review and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A few people who purchased it mentioned that it had good features. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Sony DSC-W830 on Amazon “Very compact and has all the bells and whistles that you would expect from Sony”. Paul Virdee mentioned in his Sony DSC-W830 review on Amazon “Highly recommended for people wanting a high quality compact (pocket) camera at a reasonable price with many features”. Paula Sommers mentioned on Amazon “It has loads of features so something for every picture” in her review.

Easy to Use

Several Sony DSC-W830 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It's very small and handy”. Daisy rated it 4 stars and she wrote “Easy to use camera” in her review of the Sony DSC-W830. Dellboy64 said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Find the camera really easy to use”.

A few Sony DSC-W830 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-W830 was easy to use the menus. Three years ago Mykeyreviews mentioned “Movie mode there are only two settings to select from; "Auto" & "Picture Effect” in their review.

A few Sony DSC-W830 reviewers who purchased it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. A. Skudder mentioned on Amazon “I am a bit old-school in that I like to hold the camera to my eye because it just feels right”. Three years ago Mykeyreviews mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's also very comfortable camera to hold”.

One Sony DSC-W830 owner who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Nadia mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Really easy to set up, small and compact”.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was neat. Mrs. Moira May said on Amazon two years ago “Very neat compact Sony Camera” and gave it an excellent review score. Three years ago S. Porter mentioned on Amazon “The device itself has standard settings like auto flash, with some neat extras thrown in”. Uncle Barbar mentioned in the same month “Compact camera which looks neat and stylish (I got the purple model for a change!)”.

A few people who reviewed the Sony DSC-W830 reckoned that it was good looking. Fred Wright mentioned last year “It seems pretty appropriate really since you could get better photos from a kid's toy camera” however he only gave this digital camera a rating of 20 out of 100. Mykeyreviews rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It can take some pretty decent photos”. Three years ago Uncle Barbar wrote “It is actually a pretty decent lens” in their review and scored it very highly.

One Sony DSC-W830 owner reckoned that it was a good design. Daisy mentioned on Amazon “The on/off button could be a better design” in her review of this digital camera.

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Reasonably Priced

Ten Sony DSC-W830 owners who bought it considered that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon last year “Excellent value, easy to use”. Two years ago Bertie mentioned “Then records the image, i have a Nikon compact also ( same money and spec l)” in her review of the Sony DSC-W830 and scored this digital camera very highly. D. J. Favager mentioned in their Sony DSC-W830 review on Amazon “The reviews I read suggested that this would be a good buy at the price I paid”.

Eight Sony DSC-W830 reviewers reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. A. Skudder wrote “Cheap and cheerful” . D. J. Favager said on Amazon “It is tiny and feels cheap” in their review of this digital camera however they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Dougie said on Amazon “Found a better deal with Samsung cheaper” although they gave the Sony DSC-W830 a score of 3 stars.

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A Best Selling Digital Camera

According to sales data from Amazon, the DSC-W830 is a popular choice amongst people who purchased digital cameras in the last 3 months.

Good Video Capture

Five Sony DSC-W830 owners reckoned that it was good for video recording. Uncle Barbar scored it very highly and mentioned “Photo and movie mode worked fine” in their review of the Sony DSC-W830. Woody Uk gave the Sony DSC-W830 a score of 5 stars and wrote last year “Also another good thing is that it takes Video & Panoramic shots”.

Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased the Sony DSC-W830 considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote two years ago “High quality video and sound too” in their review and gave it an excellent review. Flamelady said on Amazon “They certainly didn't improve the quality of customer experience”. Three years ago Junior Hornet mentioned on Amazon “Good quality and very compact” in his review.

Good Battery Life

Several Sony DSC-W830 owners who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. A. Skudder mentioned in their Sony DSC-W830 review on Amazon “The battery life seems good”. Dario Rossi gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and he mentioned “Sometimes the autofocus could be better (I'm talking about the easy mode) and the only real downside is that if you start shooting Hd video the battery drains quick” in his review of this digital camera. S. P. Long said in their review of the Sony DSC-W830 “What you do get is a battery, mains charger, USB cable (with a proprietary, non-standard plug, so don't lose it!)”.

Sony Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 14,398 expert and user reviews, Sony has good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its compact cameras.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people said in their reviews that the product had a good screen. S. P. Long mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-W830 “The screen is reasonably clear and sharp”. S. Porter said “Coming in at just 9.5 cm across (of which 6.7 cm is taken up by the LCD screen) this fits nicely into a pocket or a handbag” in their review of the Sony DSC-W830. Cameralabs.com mentioned on Camera Labs “The W830 has a 2.7 inch screen and can shoot 720p HD video” in their review of the Sony DSC-W830.

One customer concluded that the product had a good viewfinder. Daisy wrote on Amazon “On the viewfinder photos look good”.

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Robust

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Fred Wright mentioned “Images are so noisy that solid blacks are covered in green”. S. P. Long said on Amazon three years ago “It all feels solid enough.” in their review of this digital camera.

One Sony DSC-W830 owner who purchased it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Three years ago Robin rated the product 4 stars and he said on Amazon “The battery/card cover is rather flimsy and could easily be broken accidentally” in his review.

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Good Support

A number of Sony DSC-W830 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-W830 mentioned that it had good technical guidance. S. P. Long mentioned in their review on Amazon three years ago “Intuitive - which is fortunate, as the supplied instructions only run to a single folded sheet of paper” but in spite of that they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100. Expert review site Nothingwired.com said “Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating the guide to best camera in India under 10000, regularly”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might want to look at include the PowerShot A4000[pl_1488638_price], or the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price] both from Canon or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-W830 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x. The DSC-W830 has one of the bigger digital zooms (32 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DSC-W800[pl_2163797_price] (40x and cheaper), or the DSC-W810[pl_2109582_price] (48x and cheaper) both from Sony.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixels of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-W830 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The megapixel of the DSC-W830 of 20.1 megapixels is one of the highest amongst similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 20.1MP digital cameras currently available including the DSC-W800[pl_2163797_price], or the DSC-W810[pl_2109582_price] both from Sony which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-W830, the Sony DSC-W830 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot A4000[pl_1488638_price], and the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price] both from Canon which has better reviews; or the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-W830 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 5152 x 2896, 1920 x 1080, 11520×1080, 7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920 and 4912 x 1080 and 3424 x 1920.

A 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-W830.

Across similar types of camera the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-W830 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W830. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The DSC-W830 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras of this age and spec.

This camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is actually the best image resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W830.

The worst image resolution across comparable types of camera is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The DSC-W830 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-W830. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 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). The worst video resolution of all comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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TFT Display

The DSC-W830 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-W830 the best display is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The DSC-W830 has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 80) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average ISO sensitivity (min) of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-W830 is 94, and the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200.

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Light

The Sony DSC-W830 is one of the lighter compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago (only 104 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price] (170g), or the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] (146g) which is also cheaper.

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17 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers thought it was not noisy. S. P. Long mentioned “In low light, they really aren't good at all - high ISOs result in extremely noisy images, to the extent of blurring any detail”.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Sony DSC-W830 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W830.

Other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to look at include the PowerShot A4000[pl_1488638_price], or the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price] both from Canon; or the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price].

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The DSC-W830 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support video capability.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support video capability including the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price] or the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price], or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video. The Sony DSC-W830 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

Alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Coolpix S5200[pl_1873851_price], or the Coolpix S5200[pl_3179968_price] both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony DSC-W830 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price], or the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] or the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] are also worth considering.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the DSC-W830 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-W830 the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8".

Alternative 2.7" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] which is cheaper.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (3" and higher rated) or the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_3179968_price] (3" and cheaper).

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this age and type are not 3D. The Sony DSC-W830 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W830, the DSC-W830 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-W830 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The DSC-W830 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this type and age. The flash modess "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 2 seconds, the DSC-W830 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-W830. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W830 is 0.12s, the longest is 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Sony DSC-W830 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 1.4 hours, the DSC-W830 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-W830. Compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-W830 have battery life (max)s of between 0.83h and 320h.

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Only Has One Image Editing

The DSC-W830 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Trimming are also found on this Sony camera.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-W830 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 1250, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The DSC-W830 has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Sony digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this type and age.

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Very Small Normal Focusing Range (wide)

The average normal focusing range (wide) of cameras of this type and age is 0.43m. The Sony DSC-W830 has a fairly small normal focusing range (wide) (only 0.05 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-W830.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-W830

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the DSC-W830.

MS Duo Compatible Memory Cards

MS Duo compatible memory cards

The Sony DSC-W830 supports an MS Duo compatible memory cards which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it support an SD compatible memory cards. This camera also support MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS and MS Pro-HG Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo HX compatible memory cardss.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-W830 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other 8x optical zoom cameras to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot A4000[plb_1488638_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] (10x), or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (18x) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum 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
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Carrying Case
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

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Expert Reviews

(6)
6 January 2015

The Sony W830 is exactly what it says on the 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
Easy to use
Picture quality is pretty good
8x stabilised optical zoom
360 degree Sweep Panorama
Just HD video
Responsiveness
No WiFi
No touchscreen screen isn't tiltable
Fiddly shutter release
3 January 2015

Updated as on January 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Compact cameras have reached all kinds of people over the past few years. As a result, the... Read more…

19 November 2014

Camera Labs

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 at the beginning of 2014, the W830 has a... Read more…

16 December 2014

Ce Sony W830 fait son travail de petit compact léger, discret et facile à manipuler. Il délivre des images satisfaisantes dès la première prise en main. Un compact basique à zoom 8x en...

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 October 2014 by Sweetmusiclady
Sweetmusiclady would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 (Verified Purchase)

I sell a lot on ebay so I need a camera that is dependable and that provides crystal-clear images. This one definitely fills the bill. I definitely would recommend...

Reviewed 12 August 2014 by Gobroncos08
Gobroncos08 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 (Verified Purchase)

For the price($100), this small camera does everything well. I have had the camera for about 2 months now and have no complaints so far...

Easy to Use
Great Resolution
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Battery Life
Great Zoom
Reviewed 9 August 2014 by Blueberry22
Blueberry22 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 (Verified Purchase)

The only negative would be the shutter speed. It is slow. You will not be disappointed...

Reviewed 26 January 2015 by JEB3

It is a decent camera for the price. The shutter seems exceptionally slow regardless of light conditions. The camera does not come with a manual. You have to find it online to download. And that... Read more…

Reviewed 29 August 2014 by Ariz1964
Ariz1964 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-W830 (Verified Purchase)

Light, easy to carry, great picture quality, and the zoom reaches out. Options will allow customization...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dscw830b, dscw830vce, dscw830sce, dscw830bce, dscw830sce3, dscw830bce3, dscw830vce3, dscw830pce3, info dscw830, sony dscw830, sony dscw830p, info dscw830p, sony dscw830b, sony dscw830s, info dscw830v, sony dscw830v, info dscw830s, sony dscw830sc, info dscw830vc, sony dscw830vc, info dscw830sc, sony dscw830pc, info dscw830pc, sony dscw830bc, sony dscw830pce, info dscw830pce, sony dscw830bce, sony dscw830sce, info dscw830vce
Barcodes 00027242876972, 00700686601330, 00700686601378, 00845251066869, 03355830056428, 04056572579358, 04905524972344, 04905524972351, 04905524972429, 04905524972436, 04905524972443, 04905524972450, 04905524972467, 04905524972498, 04905524972511, 04905524972559, 04905524972610, 04905524972696, 04905524972719, 04905524972733, 04905524972757, 04905524972764, 05013493253810, 05013493253827, 05013493253834, 05013493253841, 05053959426013, 05054484641568, 07425916667612, 08427247084556

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