Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has 1 inch sensor, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 20.1 has a 20.1 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has a 18.2 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Sony
Megapixels 20.1 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, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step 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 Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available) 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, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 100 10
AW Buffer Size 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes 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-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 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 4096x2160 (24p) 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) 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 Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter 1/2000
Internal connections Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm remote jack, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No 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) 270 shots 360 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 34.1 oz (966 g) includes batteries 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries
Size 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in. (138 x 102 x 135 mm) 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $997.99 Buy from Amazon for $304.67
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-05-15