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

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Canon PowerShot G9 X.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and Canon PowerShot G9 X. While Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Canon PowerShot G9 X has 1 inch sensor and 18.2 has a 18.2 MP and Canon PowerShot G9 X has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Canon PowerShot G9 X
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front Canon PowerShot G9 X Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 18.2 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 80 - Max 3200 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection AF: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Continuous AF (Advanced sports & Movie Only) 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)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 10 10
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / 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 No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
Video File Format XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Memory Card Type MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 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 (Type-D) HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D)
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 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm) 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $304.67 Buy from Amazon for $401.65
Release Date 2016-05-15 2015-11-15