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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W800

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
26 mm vs 35 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Size
Much smaller
50×22×54 mm vs 91×58×23 mm
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2x smaller
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
2.7" vs 2.5"
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Around 10% larger screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 7.1 MP
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Capture around 40% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 115k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Weight
Significantly lighter
125 g vs 175 g
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Around 30% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W80

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Thickness
Much thinner
0.9" vs 2.1"
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2.3x thinner
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W80's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1500s
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Around 10% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              DSC-W80050×22×54 mm
              DSC-W8091×58×23 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Weight Very light Help
              DSC-W800125 g
              DSC-W80175 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              DSC-W8001/1500s
              DSC-W801/1600s
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-W8002s
              DSC-W801s
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              DSC-W8002.7"
              DSC-W802.5"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              DSC-W800230k dots
              DSC-W80115k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-W8005x
              DSC-W803x

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