As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Sony CyberShot DSC-W800 is also often compared to travel zooms, super zooms and compacts. The Sony CyberShot DSC-W800's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the Cybershot W570) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix S3700)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2011) and is more popular.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't have a touch screen, is thicker (2.1" vs 0.7") and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
3 years older
$170

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
2 years older
$150

Significant advantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W610 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Samsung SH100

Samsung SH100
3 years older
$301

Significant advantages of the SH100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SH100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the SH100 and DSC-W800

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2014 vs january 2016) and is thicker (2.1" vs 0.9").

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
similar age
$85 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Lower resolution screen: 115k dots vs 230k dots

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
2 years newer
$254

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
similar age

Significant advantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the DSC-W800)

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

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 140 IS and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
10 months newer
$110

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the DSC-W800)

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

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the DSC-W800)

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

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
10 months newer
$165

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly 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-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
1 year newer
$198 - $209

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and DSC-W800

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2012), is thinner (2.1" vs 4.1") and is significantly lighter (125 g vs 538 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 35x), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
similar age
$178 - $212

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 125 g
  • Significantly thicker: 4.8" vs 2.1"

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and DSC-W800

  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $116.22

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810
2 years older
$280

Significant advantages of the L810 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L810 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Heavier: 430 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the L810 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 2.1"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Much heavier: 652 g vs 125 g
  • Thicker: 4.1" vs 2.1"

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
1 year newer
$245

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L840 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 538 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the L840 and DSC-W800

  • Inexpensive: $244.57 vs $116.22

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950
3 years older
$330

Significant advantages of the S2950 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S2950 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Heavier: 437 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the S2950 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 437 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 2.1"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), is thicker (2.1" vs 0.8") and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
1 year newer
$125

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 2.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $124.95 vs $116.22

Samsung MV900F MultiView

Samsung MV900F MultiView
1 year older

Significant advantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3.3" vs 2.7"
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the MV900F MultiView and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (99×60×17 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 132 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
1 year newer
$75 - $87

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 2.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and DSC-W800

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $74.99 vs $116.22

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
1 year newer
$100

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 2.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the S2900 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $99.99 vs $116.22

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
2 years older
$121

Significant advantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much thinner: 0.7" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W650 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 124 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $120.99 vs $116.22

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
similar age
$78

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

  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"

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

  • Larger: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 120 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $77.99 vs $116.22