Sony DSCW800 Digital Compact Camera

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In search for an easy-to-use point and shoot and friendlier camera compared to other models? The Sony DSCW800 Digital Compact Camera is definitely your best bet considering cost of acquisition. Though small but can produce amazing results. It has a wider lens compared to most run-of-the-mill cameras enabling truly spectacular landscape shots.

The Sony Cyber-shot W800 features a 20.1 MP Super HAD CCD sensor with a F3.2-6.4 26-130mm lens, 5x optical Sony zoom lens for straightforward, hassle-free shooting. It has a 2.7″ LCD screen and can shoot 720p HD video.

The Sony DSCW800 was designed to stand in the gap between a less complicated mobile camera and an expensive DSLR. This model was highlighted as having one of the best designs for beginners in photography, as well as scene modes that make the most of “picture times” in situations at parties, or at night.


  • Super HAD CCD 20.1 MP sensor
  • Sony lens with 5x optical zoom. Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens),I Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 60cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 60cm to infinity)
  • HD video capability for enhanced videos and pictures
  • Sweep Panorama to capture the whole scene
  • Get creative with picture effect



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What to look forward to:

Super bright Light and Compact

For its size, it still comes with a high resolution 2.7″ screen to help you enjoy your photographs, but some reviewers complained that the style of the camera creates poor viewing angles that create washed out image views when looked at from below.

Super HAD CCD 20.1 MP sensor

Capture the beauty in every scene with a high-resolution 20.1 MP image sensor.

5X Optical Zoom

That being said, the W800 is great for adjusting exposures, compensating for low light, and working with your white balance and ISO sensitivity.


Body type:                                                              Compact

Number of Pixels (Effective):                              20.1MP

Sensor Type:                                                          1/2.3″ type (7.76mm) Super HAD CCD

Lens Type:                                                              Sony Lens

Optical Zoom:                                                        5x

Screen Type:                                                          2.7” (6.7 cm) (4:3) / 230,400 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

Flash Mode:                                                           Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash.

Internal Memory:                                                        Approx. 29MB

Supplied Battery:                                                        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN

Weight:                                                                109 g (Body only), 125 g (With battery and media)


The incredibly easy-to-use DSC-W800 grabs pictures to be proud of with its high-resolution 20.1MP CCD sensor and 5x optical zoom lens.

Ready for some real fun? Party Mode automatically adjusts sensitivity, exposure and colour for vivid memories of those fun evenings. Advanced Flash boosts the camera’s sensitivity, effectively extending flash range to make further-away subjects appear brighter. It’s handy for indoor shots or dusk where your camera’s built-in flash can struggle to capture the action.

Don’t panic if you’re new to digital cameras – operation’s a breeze for first-time snappers. There’s even a dedicated movie button that’s conveniently placed to start HD video recording without digging through menus.



The exciting possibilities of DSCW800 grow with your creative ambitions. Rookies can then be rest assured of quality pictures, expert can make it a quick handy tool. Keep memories of good moments and tell the story for life. Create your own world and capture it the way you see it with the Sony DSCW800 Digital Compact Camera.



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