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Sony DSC-W830 Digital Camera

£89.99
Compact Camera 20.1MP 8x Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony has good reviews for its cameras
Supports video recording
Does not support Wi-Fi
619 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 23,045 expert and user reviews (including 7,132 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Sony DSC-W830 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-W830 in April 2017.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony DSC-W830 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years which support Wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung NX1000, or the Sony DSC-WX220 (£99.99) which is also higher rated.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-W830 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220 (£99.99), and the DSC-W800 (£69) both from Sony is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might want to look at including the Nikon 28.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of digital cameras of this age and type is 33x, and the digital zooms range from 2x to 810x. With a digital zoom of 32 times zoom factor, the DSC-W830 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

If this Sony digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-W800 (£69) (40x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-W830 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX220 (£99.99) (10x and higher rated).

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-W830 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

Alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220 (£99.99), or the DSC-W800 (£69) both from Sony or the Samsung NX1000.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-W830 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This Sony camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 5152 x 2896, 640 x 480, 11520×1080, 7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920 and 4912 x 1080 and 3424 x 1920. Across all digital cameras of this age and type the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera is 2.5", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 3". At only 2.7 inches, the DSC-W830 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras of this type and age range from 460 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 820,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,400 pixels, the DSC-W830 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-W830 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-W830 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony DSC-W830 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-W830 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Sony DSC-W830 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony DSC-W830 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature brightness adjustment.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Sony DSC-W830 has an external flash connector. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The DSC-W830 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The Sony DSC-W830 has a wrist strap included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a wrist strap included.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DSC-W830 has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The DSC-W830 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The DSC-W830 has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The DSC-W830 features voice recording, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The DSC-W830 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-W830 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Battery

Only 210 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the DSC-W830 which takes 210 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-W830 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "80", "200", "250", "400", "800", "1250", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Light

The lightest camera of this type and age is 90g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 400g. When compared to other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera, the weight of the DSC-W830 of only 104 grams is one of the lightest.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscw830sce3, sony dscw830vceh, sony dscw830sceh
Barcodes 00002101610244, 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, 08427247084556

Sony DSC-W830 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony DSC-W830 review we compared this digital camera to 1,214 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,600 product attributes, 169,860 digital camera reviews and 2,794,400 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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