Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Canon PowerShot SX740 HS.

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 SX740 HS. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has a 18.2 MP and Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Canon PowerShot SX740 HS
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 18.2 20.3
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 None
Image Resolution 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 80 - Max 3200 Min 100 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200
Startup Time
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; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/3200 - 15 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 No No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No No
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 No
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p)
Video File Format XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: 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 1/2000s
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries 10.5 oz (299 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 in. (110 x 64 x 40 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $304.67 Buy from Amazon for $379.00
Release Date 2016-05-15 2018-08-20