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 Cyber-shot DSC-TX30) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and the PowerShot SX610 HS)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2011) and is significantly less expensive ($88.00 vs $1,195.00).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

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1 year older
$1,195

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-W800)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-W800)

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common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and DSC-W800

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Sony Cyber-shot WX50

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2 years older
$201

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the DSC-W800)

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Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix FH10

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the FH10 (vs the DSC-W800)

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Significant disadvantages of the FH10 (vs the DSC-W800)

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common strengths of the FH10 and DSC-W800

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Samsung PL120

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the PL120 (vs the DSC-W800)

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Significant disadvantages of the PL120 (vs the DSC-W800)

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common strengths of the PL120 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Samsung TL105

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the TL105 (vs the DSC-W800)

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Significant disadvantages of the TL105 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the TL105 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-W800)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX66 and DSC-W800

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compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs compact (102×58×29 mm)) and is slightly lighter (125 g vs 177 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2014 vs january 2015).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

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similar age
$118

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

  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"

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

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 122 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

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1 year newer
$199

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

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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

  • Significantly larger: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

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

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

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10 months newer
$219 - $249

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • More zoom: 18x vs 5x

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Heavier: 191 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the SX610 HS and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

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10 months newer
$509

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the DMC-SZ10 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix A300

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2 years newer
$137

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Larger: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 125 g

Sony Cybershot H70

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3 years older
$210

Significant advantages of the H70 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 2.1"
  • Much longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the H70 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Heavier: 194 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the H70 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

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 large (130×95×122 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is thinner (2.1" vs 4.8") and is significantly lighter (125 g vs 590 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 35x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and is older (february 2014 vs february 2015).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

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similar age
$178

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

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • More zoom: 35x vs 5x
  • 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 $88.00

Nikon Coolpix L340

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1 year newer
$171

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Heavier: 430 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the L340 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"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and is newer (february 2014 vs january 2013).

However, on average it is thicker (2.1" vs 0.9") and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

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similar age
$113

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)

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common strengths of the DSC-W810 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 120 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $113.07 vs $88.00

Nikon Coolpix A100

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1 year newer
$135 - $174

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

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $134.58 vs $88.00

Nikon Coolpix A10

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1 year newer
$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: $86.95 vs $88.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

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5 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W220 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W220 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Larger: Super compact (95×57×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-W220 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix L31

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1 year newer
$116

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (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 L31 and DSC-W800

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $116.02 vs $88.00

Nikon Coolpix L28

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the L28 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • 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 L28 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (95×60×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the L28 and DSC-W800

  • Light weight: 164 g vs 125 g