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Sony DSC-WX80 Digital Camera

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16.2MP 8x CMOS Sep 2016
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Compact cameras produced by Sony have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.

Only Released Five Months Ago

This camera is one of the most recent cameras to be released.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-WX80 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-WX80.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

Similar spec cameras that were released in the last year have digital zooms of between 2x and 32x, and the average digital zoom is 5.5x. At 32 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX80 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX80.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-WX80 is more than most compact cameras that were launched in the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-WX80 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that were released in the last 12 months. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most recently released similar spec digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Sony camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944 and 4608 x 2592 and 1920 x 1080. The worst still image resolution of all compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-WX80 is 640 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Five Number of Aspheric Elementss

The DSC-WX80 is a five number of aspheric elements camera.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 12,800, the DSC-WX80 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for the last year. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX80 is 800 and the highest is 26,000.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-WX80 is more than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Sony camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The DSC-WX80 supports a maximum video resolution of 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 camera). This digital camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all recently released similar spec digital cameras.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DSC-WX80 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Very Light

The lightest digital camera that was released in the last year is 98g , the heaviest is 480g, and the average weight is 170g. The DSC-WX80 is quite light (only 108 grams) compared to most of the other new compact cameras.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DSC-WX80 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched in the last year do support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-WX80 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other recently released cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX80 are not waterproof. The DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that were released in the last 12 months are not 3D. The DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other compact cameras that were released in the last year, the DSC-WX80 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX80 do not support video capability. The Sony DSC-WX80 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most latest digital cameras 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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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the DSC-WX80 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-WX80. Recently released comparable spec cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 3".

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The DSC-WX80 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that came out in the last year. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras that were launched in the last year. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Sony DSC-WX80 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Centre weighted Auto Focus, Face tracking, Multi Point Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX80 is 630mAh and the biggest is 1,900mAh. The Sony DSC-WX80 has a quite small battery capacity (only 630 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX80.

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Only Features One Image Quality Adjustment

The number of image adjustment modes featured on the Sony DSC-WX80 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera features a Brightness image quality adjustment, which is the most frequently featured image quality adjustment featured on similar spec cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Only Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the DSC-WX80 is more than most recently released comparable spec cameras. The most frequently found image editing is Crop, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Trimming are also found on this Sony camera.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

At only 4 seconds, the DSC-WX80 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other latest digital cameras. The average slowest camera shutter speed of recently released digital cameras is 14s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.4s to 120s.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Sony DSC-WX80 has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX80 is 22mm and the longest is 28mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX80

SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. 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

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the DSC-WX80 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other recently released compact cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony DSC-WX80 has a fairly standard optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX80.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX80 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Multi Burst Mode
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap

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...

IT Reviews.com

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, 04905524927214, 04905524927290, 04905524927320

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