Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G9 X 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 G9 X and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80. While Canon PowerShot G9 X has 1 inch sensor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 20.2 has a 20.2 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has a 18.2 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G9 X Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
  Canon PowerShot G9 X Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.2 18.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 2.7x n/a
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 125 - Max 12800 Min 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR
Startup Time 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center) 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, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 10 10
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 1920x1080 (60p/30p) 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
Microphone Jack No 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 HDMI (Type D) Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries
Size 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm) 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $401.65 Buy from Amazon for $304.67
Release Date 2015-11-15 2016-05-15