As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810 is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix A10) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W710)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W810 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 37 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2014 vs february 2006) and is slightly lighter (120 g vs 160 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 250 shots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
2 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Longer battery life: 250 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and DSC-W810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×53×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
2 years newer
$87 - $88

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and DSC-W810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 120 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W710 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W710 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the DSC-W710 and DSC-W810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×55×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×53×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot A2600

Canon PowerShot A2600
1 year older
$120

Significant advantages of the A2600 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A2600 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the A2600 and DSC-W810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×53×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100
7 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W100 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Much longer battery life: 360 shots vs 210 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W100 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly heavier: 192 g vs 120 g

common strengths of the DSC-W100 and DSC-W810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×61×25 mm) vs Super compact (93×53×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD500

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the SD500 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SD500 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the SD500 and DSC-W810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (93×53×23 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Sony DSC-W810 has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 240 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
similar age
$117 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-W810

  • Light weight: 122 g vs 120 g
  • Very inexpensive: $117.39 vs $99.95

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
9 months older
$237

Significant advantages of the SX270 HS (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX270 HS (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX270 HS and DSC-W810

  • Inexpensive: $236.76 vs $99.95

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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5 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and DSC-W810

  • Inexpensive: $476.95 vs $99.95

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year newer
$158

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and DSC-W810

  • Light weight: 141 g vs 120 g
  • Very inexpensive: $158.32 vs $99.95

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v
3 years older
$328

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX9v (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX9v (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-HX9v and DSC-W810

  • Inexpensive: $328.00 vs $99.95

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
2 years newer
$99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and DSC-W810

  • Light weight: 119 g vs 120 g
  • Very inexpensive: $99.00 vs $99.95

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W810 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and is newer (january 2014 vs july 2011).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Panasonic Lumix FH10

Panasonic Lumix FH10
1 year older
$160

Significant advantages of the FH10 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FH10 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the FH10 and DSC-W810

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310
4 years older
$118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W310 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W310 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W310 and DSC-W810

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
similar age
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and DSC-W810

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX55 and DSC-W810

  • None found

Samsung DV150F

Samsung DV150F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DV150F (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV150F (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV150F and DSC-W810

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30
2 years older
$212

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX30 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX30 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX30 and DSC-W810

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W810 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.8") and is significantly lighter (120 g vs 590 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has a much shorter battery life (210 shots vs 350 shots) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
similar age
$140 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.5
  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 210 shots
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the DSC-W810)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Super compact (93×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 120 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and DSC-W810

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 120 g
  • Very inexpensive: $139.98 vs $99.95