Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Review

Overall Score

53

Main Features

  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F3.5-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 245g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Overview


First introduced in March, 2016, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Sony HX80


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
NFC Connectivity
Tilting Screen
921k dots Screen Resolution
390 shots Long Battery Life
3.5 Lens at Wide
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.4
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has an Overall Score of 53/100 and ranked #131 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #463 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony HX80 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
61
Value for money score
69
Portability score
95
Overall score
53
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Sony HX80


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 weighs 245g and has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 36mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Sony HX80 is 147 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony HX80 is less by 11mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Sony HX80
245g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Sony HX80
36mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Sony HX90V 245 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Canon SX720 HS 270 g 245 g 110 x 64 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Sony WX500 236 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Panasonic ZS60 282 g 245 g 112 x 64 x 38 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Canon SX730 HS 300 g 245 g 110 x 64 x 40 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 245 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 Panasonic ZS70 322 g 245 g 112 x 67 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
Announced March, 2016
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.40
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow sync, off, rear sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 390 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 245 g
Physical Dimensions 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo; SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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