Sony Announces the 20.1MP Cyber-shot W830

Kevin Lee The Phoblographer Sony Cyber-Shot W830 Product Images (8 of 9)Here it is, Sony’s latest addition it’s Cyber-shot compact camera family, the W830. Sony promises its new camera will deliver a mix of fun and creative features inside an ultra-compact, 22.5mm thin body. Even with the camera’s small body, the Cyber-shot W830 features a 20.1 MP CCD sensor paired with an 8x Carl Zeiss optical zoom lens and BIONZ image processor.

As an everyday shooter, the Cyber-shot W830 delivers 5,152 x 3,864 images captured across an 80-3200 ISO range. The point-and-shoot camera is also equipped a nice piece of Carl Zeiss glass in its 8x lens that gives the W830 an equivalent reach of 25-200mm. Beyond hardware, Sony programed the camera with a variety of modes with Beauty Effect mode to get that “perfect shot.” There are also several post-shot re-touching options for everything from teeth whitening to eye widening.

Sony slates the new Cyber-shot W830 compact camera will be available in black, silver and pink next month, in February priced at $120. Check past the break for more hardware details and images.

Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera W830

  • 1/2.3″ Super HAD CCD image sensor
  • 20.1 million effective pixels
  • BIONZ image processor
  • 5,152 x 3,864 maximum resolution
  • 80-3200 ISO range
  • 2 – 1/1,600 second shutter speed range
  • 8x Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens (25-200mm equivalent)
  • 8 elements in 7 groups lens construction
  • 5cm/0.16ft minimum focusing distance
  • 2.7in 230K dot Clear Photo LCD
  • MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
  • Video mode:: MP4:9M (1,280×720/30fps) /6M STD(1,280×720/30fps) /3M VGA(640×480/30fps)
  • Mono microphone/speaker
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 3 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 29/32in (93.1 x 52.3 x 22.5mm)
  • Weight: 3.7oz/106g camera body only

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Kevin Lee is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Brooklyn.