• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax Optio WG-2
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
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Predecessor: Pentax WG-1
WG-1 vs WG-2
 
Successor: Pentax WG-3
WG-2 vs WG-3
 
General
Model Number: WG-2 W830
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $349.95 $119.99
Street Price: $199.00 $123.00
Date Available: 2012-03-15 2014-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.6 oz (186 g)
includes batteries
4.3 oz (122 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(122 x 61 x 31 mm)
3.7 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(93 x 52 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: Yes No
Waterproof Depth:   n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony Super HAD
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 20.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1464 (3.8 MP, Other),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3),
5152 x 2896 (14.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.3) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (p30)
1280x720 (p60/​p30)
640x480 (p30)
1280x720 (30p(9/​6Mbps))
640x480 (30p(3Mbps))
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC H.264) with mono audio MP4 (AVC/H.264) with monaural sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Pentax zoom lens, 11 elements in 9 groups, 5 aspherical elements Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar; 8 elements in 7 groups, including 5 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 25 - 200mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 25mm 4.5 - 36mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 8.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.5 (tele) - ??? f/3.3 (W) / f/6.3 (T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 7.2x; Intelligent Zoom up to 36x at VGA Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point Contrast Detection with face recognition, spot, pan, and auto tracking modes Contrast Detection AF: Multi-point, Center-weighted, Spot, Tracking, Face Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 125 80
ISO Settings: Auto (125-6400, adjustable), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent , Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting), Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 4 sec 1/1600 - 2 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Candlelight, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600) Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Soft snap, Soft Skin, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Pet mode; D-Range Optimizer: Standard, Plus, Off; Sweep Panorama, Sweep Panorama (360)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 18 ft (wide, auto ISO), 11 ft (tele, auto ISO) ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3 - 2.8m (W) / Approx. 1.5 - 2.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC H.264) with mono audio MP4 (AVC/H.264) with monaural sound
Included Memory: 88.2 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Optional IR  
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI Out (Type D) Multiuse Terminal (AV(composite)/USB)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.86  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.0  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.44 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.048 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.9 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 260 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI92 Proprietary NP-BN
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI92 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BN Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Software S-SW125 (CD ROM)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to 40 feet, Shockproof to 5 feet, Crushproof to 200 LBF, Freezeproof to 14F, Dustproof, Full HD 1080p Movies, Pixel Track Shake Reduction. Available in Vermillion Red or Black. Kit includes Carabiner Strap and Macro Stand. Available in black, silver or pink.