Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Cyber-shot W830 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 Specs

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

  • Introduced in April 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.1 x 64 x 38mm³ (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.5")
  • 272g (8.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot W830

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-200mm (8x), f3.3-6.3
  • No WiFi
  • 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 120g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot W830

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Cyber-shot W830: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Sony Cyber-shot W830 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) a better choice

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot W830

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4020.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)101
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.23
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)400210
WiFi (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

The Cyber-shot HX50 (V) scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot W830

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot W830

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Weighs less (2)272g
(8.8 oz.)
120g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)263cm³
(17 cu.in.)
110cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot W830 are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) and the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the Cyber-shot W830.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot W830

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Sony Cyber-shot W830 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) and Cyber-shot W830

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot W830, front viewCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot W830, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot W830, view from aboveCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot W830, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Sony Cyber-shot W830

20
8

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) as better choice.

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