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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 review

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 is a budget compact point-and-shoot camera with a 25-200 mm (8x) optical zoom and 20Mp resolution. It's slim, lightweight and highly portable, with a reasonable flash and monitor screen. But can it take good pictures, or does a budget price tag mean disappointing results? We put it through our unique and exacting Which? tests to find out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great for?
  • What's the picture quality like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 62 compact cameras and found that there are 10 Don't Buys and 18 Best Buys.
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  2. 60%
    Average score
  3. 79%
    Highest score
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