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Sony DSCWX80R

$149.97
A great value for money and fairly highly rated 16.2 megapixel 8 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.2MP 8x Yes Sep 2016
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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 442 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 camera to others.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Very low display resolution (numeric)

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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

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Sony DSC-WX80 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Nine experts from sites including PC Mag, IT Reviews.com, computertotaal.nl and bondfaro.com.br have rated this camera on average 75%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 487 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 88 out of 100. 163 reviewers (89% of all 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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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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 reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Competitively Priced

After checking the price of 417 digital cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The Sony DSC-WX80 has a pretty 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 commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Very Light

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

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX80 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the DSC-WX80 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital 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 Image Stabilizer

The DSC-WX80 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-WX80 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-WX80 features smile detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Noise Reduction

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

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The DSC-WX80 has a quite big digital zoom (32 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-WX80 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Sony 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. Cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The DSC-WX80 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

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

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Five Aspherical Lenses

The Sony DSC-WX80 is a five aspherical lens digital camera.

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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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

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

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Age

Released 11 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since September 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscwx80b, sony dscwx80r

Barcodes:

00027242862425

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