Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Nikon Coolpix B500.

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 Nikon Coolpix B500. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has a 18.2 MP and Nikon Coolpix B500 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Nikon Coolpix B500
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front Nikon Coolpix B500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Nikon
Megapixels 18.2 16.1
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) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 80 - Max 3200 Min 125 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
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: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode No No
JPEG Buffer Size 10 7
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
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) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p)
Video File Format XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC 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
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
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 Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Weight 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries 19.1 oz (541 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm) 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 in. (114 x 78 x 96 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $304.67 Buy from Amazon for $256.95
Release Date 2016-05-15 2016-04-15