Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Review

Overall Score

34

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-200 mm (8x) F3.3-6.3 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 93 x 52 x 23 mm, 122g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Overview


First introduced in January, 2014, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 is a 20 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Sony W830 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sensor resolution of Sony W830 ~ 5157 x 3877 pixels.

Sony W830 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 19,993,689 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony W830


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
20MP High Resolution Sensor
3.3 Lens at Wide
122g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.3
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 has an Overall Score of 34/100 and ranked #571 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #991 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony W830 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
30
Value for money score
52
Portability score
99
Overall score
34
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Sony W830


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 weighs 122g and has external dimensions of 93 x 52 x 23mm (3.66 x 2.05 x 0.91"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony W830 is 16 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony W830 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony W830
122g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony W830
23mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-W830
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 Sony W800 125 g 122 g 97 x 55 x 21 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810 Sony W810 111 g 122 g 97 x 56 x 21 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS Canon 170 IS 141 g 122 g 100 x 58 x 23 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 122 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Canon IXUS 165 Canon IXUS 165 128 g 122 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS Canon ELPH 190 IS 138 g 122 g 95 x 57 x 24 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 Canon ELPH 180 126 g 122 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Nikon Coolpix S3700 Nikon S3700 118 g 122 g 96 x 58 x 20 mm 93 x 52 x 23 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-W830
Announced January, 2014
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/2 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 2.80
Flash Modes Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5152 x 3864
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-BN
Physical
Weight 122 g
Physical Dimensions 93 x 52 x 23 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo, microSD/microSDHC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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