Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80.

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-ZS80. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 has a 18.2 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80
  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Front Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Panasonic
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 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400
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 Detect with DFD: Face / AF Tracking / 49-area / 1-area; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * Achieved by using Multi-Frame NR Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No No
JPEG Buffer Size 10
AW Buffer Size 20
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
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. EVF: 0.21-inch, 2330K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Magnification: Approx. 2.98x / 0.53x (35 mm camera equivalent)
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 or MP4 with stereo audio
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 (Type-D) HDMI; Micro-B USB 2.0
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 250 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2V, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 8.6 oz (245 g) includes batteries 11.5 oz (327 g) includes batteries
Size 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. (102 x 58 x 36 mm) 4.4 x 2.7 x 1.6 in. (112 x 69 x 42 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-05-15 2019-04-15