As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Sony CyberShot DSC-W800 is also often compared to travel zooms, compacts and super zooms. The Sony CyberShot DSC-W800's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W810) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix L32)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 39 mm), has a significantly larger screen (2.7" vs 1.5"), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs ultra compact (92×52×19 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and is newer (february 2014 vs january 2010).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.7), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is thicker (2.1" vs 0.7"), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350
4 years older
$177

Significant advantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W350 and DSC-W800

  • None found

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

Canon PowerShot SD20

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9 years older
$175

Significant advantages of the SD20 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD20 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD20 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
2 years older
$243

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH2
3 years older
$227

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH2 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH2 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FH2 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
7 months older

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS3 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 is significantly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs compact (95×57×24 mm)).

However, on average it is older (february 2014 vs january 2016), is thicker (2.1" vs 0.8"), 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).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
similar age
$118 - $148

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)

  • Larger: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-W800

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

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
1 year newer
$99 - $109

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Larger: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Very light: 126 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$138 - $139

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 138 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
1 year newer
$179

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

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"

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

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

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
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)
  • Very light: 119 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix S3700

Nikon Coolpix S3700
1 year newer
$80

Significant advantages of the S3700 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S3700 (vs the DSC-W800)

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

common strengths of the S3700 and DSC-W800

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Very light: 118 g vs 125 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 37 mm), is significantly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2014 vs january 2015), is thicker (2.1" vs 0.9"), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/8000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 15 seconds).

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

  • Fairly 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 $119.95

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year newer
$97 - $99

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (95×60×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the L32 and DSC-W800

  • Inexpensive: $96.99 vs $119.95

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
1 year newer
$70 - $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)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and DSC-W800

  • Inexpensive: $69.99 vs $119.95

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

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 120 g vs 125 g

Ricoh Theta S

Ricoh Theta S
1 year newer
$255

Significant advantages of the Theta S (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Theta S (vs the DSC-W800)

  • No built-in flash
  • Significantly larger: Compact (44×130×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the Theta S and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Compact (44×130×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 125 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot A800

Canon PowerShot A800
2 years older
$180

Significant advantages of the A800 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 1.2" vs 2.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the A800 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Compact (94×61×31 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the A800 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 slightly smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs prosumer size (123×83×87 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is thinner (2.1" vs 3.6") and is significantly lighter (125 g vs 530 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 42x), 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 461k dots) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
1 year newer
$212

Significant advantages of the L330 (vs the DSC-W800)

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

Significant disadvantages of the L330 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Heavier: 430 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the L330 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 CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
1 year older
$327

Significant advantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better wide angle: 22 mm vs 26 mm
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (123×83×87 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 530 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the DSC-H200 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×83×87 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 2.1"

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
5 months newer
$222

Significant advantages of the SX520 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly more zoom: 42x vs 5x

Significant disadvantages of the SX520 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 441 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the SX520 HS and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 441 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $222.00 vs $119.95