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Sony W320 vs Sony W810

Portability
97
Imaging
37
Features
21
Overall
30
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810 front
Portability
96
Imaging
45
Features
26
Overall
37

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Key Specs

Sony W320
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 26-105mm (F2.7-5.7) lens
  • 117g - 93 x 52 x 17mm
  • Revealed January 2010
Sony W810
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 27-162mm (F3.5-6.5) lens
  • 111g - 97 x 56 x 21mm
  • Introduced January 2014
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Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Overview

Following is a detailed analysis of the Sony W320 versus Sony W810, both Ultracompact digital cameras and they are both created by Sony. There exists a crucial gap between the resolutions of the W320 (14MP) and W810 (20MP) but they possess the same exact sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

Photography Glossary

The W320 was unveiled 5 years prior to the W810 which is quite a serious gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of these cameras offer the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before delving through a full comparison, below is a short summary of how the W320 matches up against the W810 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Sony W320 over the Sony W810

 W320 W810 

Reasons to pick Sony W810 over the Sony W320

 W810 W320 
IntroducedJanuary 2014January 2010More modern by 48 months

Common features in the Sony W320 and Sony W810

 W320 W810 
Manual focus No manual focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen sizing2.7"2.7"Equivalent screen sizing
Screen resolution230k230kExact same screen resolution
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither features Touch friendly screen

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is going to carry around your camera regularly, you will want to think about its weight and volume. The Sony W320 enjoys outer dimensions of 93mm x 52mm x 17mm (3.7" x 2.0" x 0.7") with a weight of 117 grams (0.26 lbs) while the Sony W810 has sizing of 97mm x 56mm x 21mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 0.8") along with a weight of 111 grams (0.24 lbs).

Compare the Sony W320 versus Sony W810 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you are employing during that time. Underneath is the front view size comparison of the W320 vs the W810.

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the W320 and W810 is 97 and 96 respectively.

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 top view buttons comparison

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, its tough to imagine the contrast between sensor sizes merely by going over a spec sheet. The picture below might provide you a more clear sense of the sensor sizes in the W320 and W810.

As you can see, the 2 cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit different MP. You should expect the Sony W810 to deliver more detail having an extra 6MP. Higher resolution can also let you crop pictures far more aggressively. The more aged W320 is going to be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor innovation.

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 sensor size comparison

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony W320 Portrait photography advice
Sony W810 Portrait photography advice
28
MP count good (14MP)
manual focus not available
no manual exposure
no external flash support
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
38
decent megapixels (20MP)
offers face detection focusing
focusing manually not possible
lack of manual exposure
no external flash support
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Sony W320 as a Street photography camera
Sony W810 as a Street photography camera
49
screen is fixed
does not have image stabilization
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
59
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no articulating screen
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Sony W320 Sports photography details
Sony W810 Sports photography details
26
MP count good (14 megapixels)
low frames per second (1.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
43
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent megapixels (20 megapixels)
offers tracking autofocus
low frames per second (1.0 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Sony W320 Travel photography info
Sony W810 Travel photography info
66
MP count good (14MP)
built-in flash
relatively wide (26mm)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
does not posses selfie friendly display
slow max aperture (f2.7)
67
decent megapixels (20MP)
built-in flash
really wide (27mm)
doesn't have Timelapse recording
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Sony W320
Landscape photography with Sony W810
33
relatively wide (26mm)
MP count good (14 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f2.7)
screen is small (2.7")
no manual exposure
does not have image stabilization
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Timelapse mode
41
really wide (27mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent megapixels (20 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
lack of manual exposure
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony W320 Vlogging advice
Sony W810 Vlogging advice
26
relatively wide (26mm)
slow max aperture (f2.7)
does not posses selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
video res low (640 x 480 pixels)
doesn't have microphone support
32
really wide (27mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detection focusing
slow max aperture (f3.5)
screen isn't selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have external microphone jack
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Sony W320 vs Sony W810 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony W320 and Sony W810
 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
General Information
Company Sony Sony
Model Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Revealed 2010-01-07 2014-01-07
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14MP 20MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Max resolution 4320 x 3240 5152 x 3864
Max native ISO 3200 3200
Lowest native ISO 80 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 9 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 26-105mm (4.0x) 27-162mm (6.0x)
Highest aperture f/2.7-5.7 f/3.5-6.5
Macro focus distance 4cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.7 inch 2.7 inch
Screen resolution 230k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Screen tech - Clear Photo LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Min shutter speed 1s 2s
Max shutter speed 1/1600s 1/1500s
Continuous shutter speed 1.0 frames per sec 1.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 4.80 m 3.20 m (with ISO auto)
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Slow syncro Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video format Motion JPEG H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None 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 117g (0.26 lb) 111g (0.24 lb)
Dimensions 93 x 52 x 17mm (3.7" x 2.0" x 0.7") 97 x 56 x 21mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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 life - 200 images
Battery format - Battery Pack
Battery model NP-BN1 NP-BN
Self timer Yes (2 sec or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC, Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo / Pro HG-Duo, Internal Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo, microSD/microSDHC
Storage slots 1 1
Pricing at release $269 $100