Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II.

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 Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II. While Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II has 4/3 sensor and 18.2 has a 18.2 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II has a 17.0 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
Megapixels 18.2 17.0
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 4/3
SLR Type Point & Shoot Mirrorless
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3) 4736 x 3552 (16.8 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 80 - Max 3200 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 2.8 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: 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint (Full area touch is available), Face/Eye Detection, Tracking
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 10 109
AW Buffer Size 34
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,240,000 dots (413,300 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 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. 0.38-inch EVF (Live View Finder), 2764K-dots equivalent (field sequential), ~100% coverage, ~1.39x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.) magnification, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S, AVCHD 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
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 No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 1/4000
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
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 240 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries 13.8 oz (392 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm) 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.5 in. (115 x 66 x 64 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-05-15 2018-10-15