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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W830

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Zoom
Much more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Thickness
Much thinner
0.9" vs 2.1"
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2.4x thinner
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1500s
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Around 10% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W800

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Size
Smaller
50×22×54 mm vs 93×52×23 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 115k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-W83093×52×23 mm
              DSC-W80050×22×54 mm
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              DSC-W8308x
              DSC-W8005x
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-W830122 g
              DSC-W800125 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              DSC-W830$79.99
              DSC-W800$88.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              DSC-W8301/1600s
              DSC-W8001/1500s
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              DSC-W830115k dots
              DSC-W800230k dots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              DSC-W8301/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              DSC-W8001/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

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