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Sony DSC-WX80 Digital Camera

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16.2MP 8x CMOS Sep 2016
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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19 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Sony compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Sony is one of the superior brands.

Only Released Three Months Ago

This compact camera digital camera was only released three months ago. Newer cameras like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Has an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-WX80 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of new cameras is 2x and the biggest is 120x. At 32 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other latest compact camera digital cameras.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-WX80 is more than most latest compact camera digital cameras. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on recently released compact camera digital cameras. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX80 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera also have still image resolutions of 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944 and 4608 x 2592 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras that have been available for the last year the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Five Aspheric Elements

The DSC-WX80 is a five aspheric element camera.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

At 12,800, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX80. The average maximum ISO speed of cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX80 is 5,200, and the maximum ISO speeds range from 800 to 26,000.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Sony DSC-WX80 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Sony camera). This digital camera also support a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all new similar spec digital cameras.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports One Image Format

The DSC-WX80 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-WX80 is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 6400, 12800 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the DSC-WX80 is more than most cameras that were released in the last year. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this Sony camera. The audio formats AC3 are also supported by this camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on latest similar spec cameras.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Very Light

The DSC-WX80 is fairly light (only 108 grams) compared to most of the other recently released compact camera digital cameras. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX80 the weights range from 98g to 480g.

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Very Thin

At only 22.5 millimeters, the Sony DSC-WX80 is quite thin compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months. The thinnest compact camera digital camera that has been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX80 is 18mm deep and the thickest is 92mm.

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Narrow

The DSC-WX80 is fairly narrow (only 92.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other latest compact camera digital cameras. Recently released compact camera digital cameras have widths of between 62mm and 140mm, and the average width is 100mm.

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Short

At only 52.5 millimeters, the DSC-WX80 is quite short compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched in the last year. The average height of recently released similar spec cameras is 62mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-WX80 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras do support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most comparable spec cameras that were released in the last year do not support Full HD video. The DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX80, the DSC-WX80 does not have a GPS.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year do not have a built-in flash. The DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX80 are not waterproof. The Sony DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most latest compact camera digital cameras are not 3D compatible. The DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The DSC-WX80 does not support video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-WX80 also do not support video recording.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-WX80 is more than most recently released compact camera digital cameras. This Sony camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX80. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-WX80 is 630mAh, the biggest is 1,900mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 630 milliamperes * hour, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX80.

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Only Features One Image Adjustment Mode

The DSC-WX80 has a greater number of image adjustment modes than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features a Brightness image adjustment mode, which is the most commonly featured image adjustment mode featured on recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-WX80 is 26s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.4s to 250s. At only 4 seconds, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-WX80.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The DSC-WX80 has one of the lower display resolutions (only 230,000 pixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX80 is 230,000 pixels, the highest is 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 530,000 pixels.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

The DSC-WX80 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (28 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The minimum focal lengths of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX80 range from 22mm to 28mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX80

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SD memory card

This digital camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on recently released compact camera digital cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Average Megapixel Count

The DSC-WX80 has a fairly average megapixel count (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for the last year.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out in the last year.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on recently released compact camera digital cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Included Cable

Expert Reviews

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3 September 2013

Even though it boasts an array of attractive features, a compact body, and a few impressive highlights in our performance testing, the WX80's image quality is ultimately nothing special. While the...

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7 June 2013

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 is a compact camera that is capable of capturing sharp photos in all types of light, and also includes Wi-Fi...

5 June 2013

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 is a compact camera that is capable of capturing sharp photos in all types of light, and also includes Wi-Fi...

28 May 2013

By Kyle Schurman The general rule of thumb regarding small and thin cameras is that they typically look good and they fit easily in a pocket, but they usually don't offer the performance levels...

1 February 2014

De Sony DSC-WX80 is een compacte camera met een krachtige 16,1-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, een 8-voudige optische zoom en een Full HD-videorecorder. De Optical SteadyShot-functie op de Exmor R... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 December 2014 by Justshe
Justshe would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX80 (Verified Purchase)

I am no photographer but this camera takes incredible pictures. I am just learning about everything it does. In this day most people just use their smart phone but this camera is more forgiving of... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2013 by Osceola
(Verified Purchase)

Have used the camera for a month. The in-camera instructional guide is inadequate; does not explain use of the camera in detail. The battery cover is not highly constructed and will not be... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2013 by Eclectic14
Eclectic14 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX80 (Verified Purchase)

Bought this camera for basic use to replace my old camera and am enjoying it a lot. Lots of cool features and different filters for taking pictures. It was simple enough for my grandmother to able... Read more…

Reviewed 24 September 2014 by Rmarjohnson
Rmarjohnson would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX80 (Verified Purchase)

I am very pleased w/my purchase & would buy it again...

Reviewed 15 August 2014 by Marvelous30
Marvelous30 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX80 (Verified Purchase)

The camera has lots of features like panoramic shooting, 10 frames per second burst, picture effects. it does great low light, and best of all easy to use, built in menu guide... awesome. ohh and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony zoom16, sony zoom16x, sony dscwx80, sony dscwx80b, sony dscwx80r, sony dscwx80w, sony optical32, sony optical32x
Barcodes 00027242862425, 00027242862432, 00027242862449, 04905524927207, 04905524927214, 04905524927290, 04905524927320

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