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Sony DSCWX80R

A classic and great value for money 16.2 megapixel 8 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.2MP 8x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-WX80 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-WX80 number 357 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality, it is a good size and design.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature contrast adjustment

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Sony DSC-WX80 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony DSC-WX80?

The Sony DSC-WX80 is 92.3mm wide and 52.5mm tall. It is 22.5mm deep and weighs 108g.

Sony DSC-WX80 front dimensions

Sony DSC-WX80 size in context

Sony DSC-WX80 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Sony digital camera is 75% based on nine expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, portablegear.nl, computerbild.de and reviewed.com.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 487 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Sony digital camera is 88 out of 100. Over 89% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

39 customers who purchased it thought it was good quality.

Users Report it is a Good Size

14 owners who reviewed it thought it was compact, eight owners wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around and two owners who bought it reckoned that it was lightweight. two owners said in their reviews that the product was a good size.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Six owners said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-WX80 was good looking, two people who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed and two people who purchased it concluded that it was smooth.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

56 owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-WX80 was easy to use, four owners concluded that the product was easy to use the menus and two owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to handle. two people said in their reviews that the product had a good interface.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

14 people who reviewed it thought it had a good zoom and two people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good image stabiliser.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

105 customers who bought the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images and nine people agreed that the product was good in low light.

Users Report Good Technical Features

20 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had good features.

Very Good Brand

We checked 29,814 owner and expert reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

20 customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four people considered that it had a good screen.

Customers Report it is Robust

Three customers said that it was well made.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Seven owners reckoned that it had a good battery life.


Features

Average Megapixel

The DSC-WX80 has a fairly average megapixel (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of cameras is 300g, and the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. With a weight of only 108 grams, the Sony DSC-WX80 is quite light compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony DSC-WX80 has a pretty typical optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-WX80 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9". The DSC-WX80 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-WX80 features smile detection. Most of the other digital cameras also feature smile detection.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-WX80 does not feature contrast adjustment, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Features Noise Reduction

The DSC-WX80 features noise reduction, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-WX80 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Face Detection

The Sony DSC-WX80 features face detection. Most of the other cameras also feature face detection.

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Five Aspherical Lenses

The DSC-WX80 is a five aspherical lens camera.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. With a digital zoom of 32 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX80 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-WX80 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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3D

The Sony DSC-WX80 is 3D. Most of the other cameras also are 3D.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-WX80 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-WX80 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The average playback zoom (max) of cameras is 10x, and the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 30x. At only 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX80 has a quite low playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony DSC-WX80 has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-WX80 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 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. The video resolution of all cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-WX80 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other cameras which are waterproof.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-WX80 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Sony camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony DSC-WX80 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The DSC-WX80 has a wind filter, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony DSC-WX80 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony DSC-WX80 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony DSC-WX80 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm. At 28 millimeters, the Sony DSC-WX80 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Sony released the DSC-WX80.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscwx80r, sony dscwx80b, sony dscwx80w

Barcodes:

00027242280380, 00027242862425, 00027242862432, 00027242862449, 04905524927207, 04905524927214, 04905524927276, 04905524927290, 04905524927320, 04905524927375

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony DSC-WX80

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