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Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800

Portability
92
Imaging
34
Features
38
Overall
35
Ricoh CX6 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 front
Portability
96
Imaging
45
Features
29
Overall
38

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Key Specs

Ricoh CX6
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-300mm (F3.5-5.6) lens
  • 201g - 104 x 59 x 29mm
  • Launched November 2011
Sony W800
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F3.2-6.4) lens
  • 125g - 97 x 55 x 21mm
  • Revealed February 2014
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Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Overview

On this page, we will be matching up the Ricoh CX6 versus Sony W800, one is a Small Sensor Superzoom and the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by manufacturers Ricoh and Sony. There exists a significant gap among the sensor resolutions of the CX6 (10MP) and W800 (20MP) but both cameras posses the same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The CX6 was launched 3 years before the W800 which is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of the cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before delving into a complete comparison, here is a simple view of how the CX6 scores vs the W800 for portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Ricoh CX6 over the Sony W800

 CX6 W800 
Focus manually Very precise focusing
Screen dimensions3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution1230k230kClearer screen (+1000k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony W800 over the Ricoh CX6

 W800 CX6 
RevealedFebruary 2014November 2011Newer by 27 months

Common features in the Ricoh CX6 and Sony W800

 CX6 W800 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither has Touch friendly screen

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Physical Comparison

If you are looking to travel with your camera regularly, you will want to factor in its weight and measurements. The Ricoh CX6 has outside dimensions of 104mm x 59mm x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1") having a weight of 201 grams (0.44 lbs) and the Sony W800 has proportions of 97mm x 55mm x 21mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 0.8") having a weight of 125 grams (0.28 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you select at the time. Following is a front view dimensions comparison of the CX6 vs the W800.

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability score of the CX6 and W800 is 92 and 96 respectively.

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 top view buttons comparison

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, its hard to visualize the contrast in sensor dimensions merely by researching specs. The pic below will offer you a far better sense of the sensor sizes in the CX6 and W800.

All in all, both the cameras have the same sensor dimensions albeit different MP. You should expect the Sony W800 to provide you with more detail utilizing its extra 10 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also help you crop shots a bit more aggressively. The more aged CX6 will be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 sensor size comparison

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Screen and ViewFinder

Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Ricoh CX6 Portrait photography info
Sony W800 Portrait photography info
28
you can focus manually
no external flash support
low MP (10MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
38
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
supports face detection focus
focusing manually not possible
no manual mode
can't use external flash
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Street Comparison

Ricoh CX6 as a Street photography camera
Sony W800 as a Street photography camera
61
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than others in class (201 grams)
fixed screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
65
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competition in class (125g)
no moving screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Ricoh CX6 Sports photography details
Sony W800 Sports photography details
27
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow continuous shooting (5.0 frames per second)
low MP (10MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
43
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
supports tracking autofocus
max frames per second low (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Ricoh CX6 as a Travel photography camera
Sony W800 as a Travel photography camera
66
lighter than others in class (201 grams)
flash built-in
reasonably wide (28mm)
great zoom (300mm)
low MP (10MP)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.5)
70
lighter than competition in class (125g)
resolution is good (20MP)
has built in flash
quite wide (26mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
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Landscape Comparison

Ricoh CX6 Landscape photography features
Sony W800 Landscape photography features
45
you can focus manually
reasonably wide (28mm)
decent sized screen (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
low MP (10MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
41
quite wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20MP)
focusing manually not possible
cannot change lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
no manual mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
doesn't have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Ricoh CX6 Vlogging features
Sony W800 Vlogging features
30
reasonably wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than others in class (201 grams)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of microphone jack
33
quite wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detection focus
lighter than competition in class (125 grams)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
display isn't selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pxls)
doesn't have external mic port
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Ricoh CX6 vs Sony W800 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Ricoh CX6 and Sony W800
 Ricoh CX6Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800
General Information
Brand Ricoh Sony
Model Ricoh CX6 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Compact
Launched 2011-11-15 2014-02-13
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by Smooth Imaging Engine IV -
Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3 and 3:2 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 3648 x 2736 5152 x 3864
Highest native ISO 3200 3200
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-300mm (10.7x) 26-130mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.5-5.6 f/3.2-6.4
Macro focus range 1cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inches 2.7 inches
Display resolution 1,230k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Display technology Sony WhiteMagic VGA LCD TFT LCD display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 8 secs 2 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/1500 secs
Continuous shooting speed 5.0 frames/s 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 4.00 m 3.50 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video format Motion JPEG AVI MPEG4
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 201g (0.44 lbs) 125g (0.28 lbs)
Physical dimensions 104 x 59 x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1") 97 x 55 x 21mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model DB-100 NP-BN
Self timer Yes (2, 10 or Custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Storage slots One One
Price at launch $595 $90