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Comparison of two best Cybershot models of Sony (Point and Shoot) series.

You can see list of our Cybershot DSC-WX220 (Gold) VS Cybershot DSC-W830 (Voilet) below, perform Side-by-Side comparison. If you need further help, do have a look at Conzumr Guides and Tips. Alternatively you can view all Camera to choose your own favourites.

Sony DSC-WX220 (Gold)

10x optical zoom,ISO 100-12800, Shoot in Full HD, Exmor R CMOS sensor, 18.2 Mega Pixel, Bright LCD screen, BIONZ X processor

The WX220 automatically adjusts camera settings to suit your shooting conditions. This pocket-size digital camera has 10x Optical Zoom, An Exmor R CMOS Sensor. Because of it's compact design, you can capture beautiful pictures on the go. The BIONZ X Image Processor makes it possible for you to Expect truer Colour Rendering, Better Noise Reduction and Faster Burst Mode Shooting. This camera can be connected to a 4K Ultra HD TV.

  • Optical SteadyShot
  • High Performance In Any Situation
  • Intelligent Auto Settings
  • Lock-on Autofocus
  • Bright LCD Screen
  • Full HD
  • Professional AVCHD Format
  • Share With Wi-Fi & NFC
  • 360 Sweep Panorama
  • Works With iMovie & Final Cut Pro X
  • Sony DSC-W830 (Violet)

    8x optical zoom,ISO 100-12800, Shoot in Full HD, Exmor R CMOS sensor, 18.2 Mega Pixel, Bright LCD screen, BIONZ X processor

    This camera has Zeiss Lens with which you can capture the scene in pin-sharp clarity. The 8x Optical zoom gives you very good picture quality. The Intelligent Auto Settings, automatically adjusts the camera settings to suit your shooting conditions. The Optical SteadyShot reduces the effects of little movements and shakes and shifts elements in the lens to compensate, keeping every still and movie sharp and clear.

  • Beauty Effects For Effortless Editing
  • 360 ° Sweep Panorama
  • Works With iMovie And Final Cut Pro X
  • 720p HD Movies
  • 20.1 MP Image Sensor
  • Optical SteadyShot

  • Side by Side comparison

    Series #
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Cyber-Shot (Casual Shooting)
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Cyber-Shot (Casual Shooting)
    DSC-WX220 (Gold)
    DSC-W830 (Violet)
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Sony G Lens
    DSC-W830 (Violet) :  Zeiss Lens
    Sony G Lens: G Lenses produce superior in-focus image quality, as well as beautiful defocused background.
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Point and Shoot
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Point and Shoot
    Point and Shoot: Compact Digital Camera
    Camera Effective Pixels
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 18.2 MP
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 20.1 MP
    Recording Media
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo High Speed, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, microSDXC, Micro Memory Stick, SD, SDHC, SDXC
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Micro*5, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo High Speed, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, microSDXC, microSDHC Memory Card*5, microSD Memory Card*5, SD, SDHC, SDXC
    Optical Zoom
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 10x
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 8x
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 24
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 24
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Golden
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Violet
    Best suited for
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : New User
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Semi-Professional
    Card slot
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 6
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : F3.3 (W) – 5.9 (T)
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : F3.3 (W) – 6.3 (T)

    These are different aperture values f/1.4, f/2, f/2.8, f/4, f/5.6, f/8 (high to low) It is calibrated in f/stops and is generally written as numbers such as 1.4, 2, 2.8, 4, 5.6, 8, 11 and 16. The lower f/stops give more exposure because they represent the larger apertures, while the higher f/stops give less exposure because they represent smaller apertures.

    A lens that has an aperture of f/1.2 or f/1.4 as the maximum aperture is considered to be a fast lens, because it can pass through more light. This is the reason behind using lenses with large apertures that better suits low light photography.

    Battery Type
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Rechargeable Battery NP-BN
    Rated Input
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 3.6 V
    Battery pack
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN
    AC adapter
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : DC3.6V
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : DC5.0V
    Battery life of still shooting
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Approx. 210 / Approx. 105 min,
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Approx. 210 / approx. 100 min,
    Technical Details
    Self Timer
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 10 s, 2 s, Off, Portrait1, Portrait 2
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 10 s, 2 s, Off, Portrait1, Portrait 2
    Flash Details
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Built In
    Flash Modes
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Advanced Flash, Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Slow Synchro
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Advanced Flash, Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Slow Synchro
    Sensor Type
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 1/2.3 type (7.76 mm) Super HAD CCD™
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : iAuto (1/4 – 1/1600), Program Auto (1 – 1/1600) (*4)
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : iAuto (2 - 1/1500), Programme Auto (1 - 1/1500) (*3)

    Shutter speed also referred as exposure time is the time when the camera shutter is opened to expose sensor to the light. There are some times when you require fast speeds like sports or action photography, but there are other times that you can slow things down a little and get some very nice results indeed.

    Shutter speed is generally measured in fractions of a second. Eg: 1/250 means one two-hundred-and-fiftieth of a second or four milliseconds. Most modern DSLRs cameras have shutter speeds of up to 1/4000th of a second, while some high end cameras can handle much higher speeds of 1/8000th of a second and even faster than that. The longest shutter speed on most DSLRs is typically 30 seconds i.e. without using external remote triggers.

  • Probably the most common settings for a DSLR used outside are 125th/sec at F8 or 250th/sec at F8.
  • 30 seconds or more: Good for night shots
  • 1 second: If you are at a party or a capture a dance
  • Image Sensor and Processing
    Image Processing Type
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : BIONZ X
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Type of Image Sensor
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Exmor R CMOS sensor
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Aspect Ratio
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 16:9
    White Balance
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Flourescent White Balance 1, Flourescent White Balance 2, Flourescent White Balance 3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
    Camera User Interface
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Viewfinder
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Viewfinder
    A device on a camera showing the field of view of the lens, used in framing and focusing the picture.This is the view of the world through the camera, the small rectangle with black edges that shows you what part of the world the lens is looking at and whether it is in focus or not.
    Viewfinder: The viewfinder is the only important user interface on any camera.
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Multi (AV/USB), Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : USB Terminal
    Autofocus Type
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Contrast Detection AF
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Contrast Detection AF
    Focusing Brightness Range
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : iAuto:AF(W:approx. .5cm(0.16 ft.) to infinity, T:approx. 150cm(4.92 ft.) to infinity), Program Auto:AF(W:approx. .5cm(0.16 ft.) to infinity, T:approx. 150cm(4.92 ft.) to infinity)
    Focus Operation
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Single-shot AF
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Wide, Center
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Auto Area AF uses color information and special face recognition algorithms to automatically focus on an individual’s face, which is extremely helpful when there’s simply no time to select a focus point.
    Effective range
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : ISO Auto: approx. 0.2m to 3.7 m (W), approx. 1.5m to 2.2 m (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 5.9m (W), approx. 3.4m (T)
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Exposure Control
    ISO Speed Automatically set
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : ISO Auto
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : +/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : +/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
    Exposure compensation is used to alter exposure from the value selected by the camera, making photographs brighter or darker.
    Wireless LAN Standards Compliance
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, NFC One-touch Functionality
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    For communication with smartphones or connection to Connect Station
    Monitor Details
    LCD Monitor Type
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : TFT
    LCD Monitor dots
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 230400 M
    Image Rotate
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Slide Show
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 
    Playback Modes
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Beauty Effect, Date view, Retouch (Trimming, Unsharp Masking),, Slideshow with Music
    Movie Shoot
    Movie Recording format
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : AVCHD, MP4
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : MP4
    Audio Recording format
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : AVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator), MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Still Photo Shooting
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 
    Live View Shooting
    Focus Methods
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, SpotAF, Tracking Focus, Face Tracking Focus
    Recording Modes/ Creative Control mode
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Easy Shooting, Intelligent Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Picture Effect, Program Auto, Scene Selection
    Recording Format
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Still images: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0,Exif Ver. 2.3,MPF Baseline compliant), Movies: AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4, Audio: AVCHD:Dolby® Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator), MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Still images: JPEG, Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG)
    Still Image Scene Mode
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Beach, Fireworks, Gourmet, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Soft Skin
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Beach, Fireworks, Gourmet, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Pet, Snow, Soft Skin
    Mode Dial / Mode Button
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Auto Mode, Intelligent Auto, Panorama Shot
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Picture Style
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : HDR Painting, High Contrast Mono, Illustration, Miniature Effect, Partial Color, Pop Color, Poster Effect, Retro Photo, Richtone Monochrome, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Toy Camera Effect
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Partial Color, Pop Color, Soft High-key, Toy Camera Effect
    Weight & Dimensions
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 93.1 mm
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 22.5 mm
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 52.5 mm
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : -
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 0.12 kg
    Additional Details
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Continuous Shooting, Self Portrait, Self-timer, Self-timer Continuous, Single shooting
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    The drive mode function within a camera can be used to change whether your camera shoots single or multiple shots once the shutter is full depressed. It can also be used to delay the shot by waiting 2 or 10 seconds to take a photo after the shutter has been pressed.
    Flash metering
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : ISO Auto: approx. 0.2m to 3.7 m (W), approx. 1.5m to 2.2 m (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 5.9m (W), approx. 3.4m (T)
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : ISO Auto: approx. 0.4m to 3.2m (W) /approx. 1m to 1.74 m (T),ISO3200: up to approx. 6.5 m (W) /approx. 3.5 m (T)
    LCD Brightness Adjustment
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Manual
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Max Working Temperature
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 40 °C
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : 40 °C
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN*15, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -
    Digital Zoom
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 10M Approx.53x, 13M(16:9) Approx.40x, 18M Approx. 40x,, 2M(16:9) Approx.102x, 5M Approx.75x, Approx. 40x, VGA Approx.153x
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : Still images: Precision Digital Zoom approx.32x / Smart Zoom ( 10M approx.11x / 5M approx.15x / VGA approx.64x / 2M(16:9) approx.21x), Movies: Precision Digital Zoom approx. 32x (*1)
    Changing of Zoom Speed
    DSC-WX220 (Gold) : 
    DSC-W830 (Violet) : -