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Sony DSC-W830

Sony DSC-W830 new!

A-
We've given the W830 a grade of A-.
This product is ranked
42nd of 68 in Over 16 Megapixels Digital Cameras
27th of 46 in Sony Digital Cameras
17th of 51 in Point and Shoot Digital Cameras

Editor's Review

Sony is usually a pretty safe bet for budget compacts, and with a 20.5 megapixel 1/2.3” sensor and intelligent automatic settings, the image quality on the W830 should be pretty good considering the $130 budget price tag. Equipped with a bunch of easy-to use modes and features, the Sony W830 is a good no-fuss budget shooter. The camera isn't very fast, however, with just a 1 fps burst mode, so if you are looking for something to take action pictures or photos of young kids, save up a little bit longer to get a faster model like the Sony WX-150 or the more budget friendly Sony WX50, both with 10 fps shooting speeds; or the Nikon S6800 with 7 fps.

Specifications

  • 20.5 megapixel 1/2.3” CCD Sensor
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Intelligent auto with face and blink detection and Smile Shutter
  • In-camera picture effects
  • Maximum shutter speed 1/1,600
  • Burst mode 1 fps
  • SD card slot
  • 2.7” LCD
  • 8x optical zoom
  • 32x digital zoom
  • Aperture f3.3-6.3
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • 720p HD video
  • Weighs 4.3 ounces
  • Part Number: DSCW830/P
  • UPC: 027242876989
  • Release Date: Jan 28, 2014

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Sony DSC-W830 Reviews

Sony DSC-W830 Reviews by Digital Camera-HQ Users

Sony has been at the forefront of the market for consumer electronics for the past 30 years. Sony has made cameras that are ideal for casual users, hobbyists, and professional photographers through their dedication to implementing the most current technology with a sleek and minimal style, resulting in an end result of the highest quality.

The Latest Innovation in Sony Digital Cameras

In September 2012, Sony announced the release of its latest camera, the Cybershot DSC-RX1. This is the world's first full-frame compact digital camera, according to Sony. A 24.3 megapixel full-frame sensor attached to a capable 35mm f2 lens makes this camera very desirable. Being able to produce professional quality photos in a small package that fits in your pocket ensure the popularity of this camera.

Two of the best digital cameras by Sony of 2012 as indicated by consumer ratings include the following:

* Sony Cybershot HX30V: This Sony digital camera is capable of excellent photos and video in a very compact yet versatile package perfect for someone on the go. The 18.2 megapixel camera is known for its fast performance, including full HD video capture and extremely fast continuous burst mode, as well as features like a GPS tracker.
* Sony Cybershot HX200V: Its fast burst mode and extremely large 35x optical zoom has caused this camera to be rated by consumers as one of Sony's best digital cameras. The lack of RAW capture makes it quite apparent that Sony is aiming the camera at a market that's more amateur than some of the competition. Sony digital camera reviews rate the HX200's image quality as good to excellent, and video quality is one of the the best you can get.

Reviews for most Sony cameras can be found on this site. They have a broad product line of digital cameras suitable for photographers of any skill level. You will be totally happy with the end result regardless of which Sony digital camera you decide on.

We here at Digital Camera HQ offer unbiased, informative reviews and recommendations to guide you to the right camera. We're not an actual store, we're just here to help you find the perfect camera at the best price price possible by using our camera grades. Let us know if you have any problems or questions, we're happy to help.
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