The Sony CyberShot DSC-W800 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms, super zooms, pro digicams, compacts and digicams. 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 A10)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Sony DSC-W800 has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2014 vs january 2016), 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-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
similar age
$118 - $137

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10
6 years older
$499

Significant advantages of the DSC-H10 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H10 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the DSC-H10 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
1 year newer
$109

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

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

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

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
2 years newer
$99 - $137

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
1 year newer
$199

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

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

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$149 - $169

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

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS 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 (120×76×80 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs july 2012), is thinner (2.1" vs 3.3") and is significantly lighter (125 g vs 499 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-LZ20 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LZ20 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (120×76×80 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 499 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the DMC-LZ20 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×76×80 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 499 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 2.1"

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810
2 years older
$287

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

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

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"

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year newer
$239

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
  • 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 toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (50×22×54 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), is newer (february 2014 vs june 2012), is significantly lighter (125 g vs 247 g) and is slightly less expensive ($88.00 vs $368.00).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/1.8), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.2") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots).

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS
3 years older
$240

Significant advantages of the 500 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 500 HS (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (101×55×25 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Heavier: 185 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the 500 HS and DSC-W800

  • Built-in flashes
  • Very small: Compact (101×55×25 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Very light: 185 g vs 125 g

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$368 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm
  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 213 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DSC-W800

  • Built-in flashes
  • Fairly small: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Very light: 213 g vs 125 g

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3
similar age
$372

Significant advantages of the TG-3 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the TG-3 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (112×66×31 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much heavier: 247 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the TG-3 and DSC-W800

  • Built-in flashes
  • Fairly small: Compact (112×66×31 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 247 g vs 125 g

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)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

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 1/2000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
1 year newer
$160

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
similar age
$133

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

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
1 year newer
$87 - $100

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: $86.95 vs $88.00

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 2 seconds
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 29 mm vs 26 mm
  • Larger: Super compact (97×54×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)

common strengths of the DMC-FS15 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×54×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 136 g vs 125 g

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
2 years newer
$139

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/3.2
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and DSC-W800

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
1 year newer
$79

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

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

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (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 L31 and DSC-W800

  • Inexpensive: $79.00 vs $88.00

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W800 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2014 vs august 2016) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
2 years newer
$109 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the DSC-W800)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and DSC-W800

  • Fairly small: Mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs Ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $109.00 vs $88.00