Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot SX70 HS and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a 20.3 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has a 18.2 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
  Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.3 18.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 3200 Min 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot Contrast Detection AF: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Continuous AF (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No No
JPEG Buffer Size 10
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.39"-type 2.36M-dot OLED; 100% coverage; -3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjustment; eye sensor 0.2-inch 638K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, approx. 0.5x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.), -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eye detector.
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support UHS-I compliant
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 1/2000
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 255 shots 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 21.4 oz (608 g) includes batteries 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries
Size 5.0 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (127 x 91 x 116 mm) 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $549.00 Buy from Amazon for $304.67
Release Date 2018-11-30 2016-05-15