As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 is also often compared to boutiques, super zooms, pro digicams, entry-level DSLRs and mirrorless. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and the Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX740 HS and the PowerShot SX70 HS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a touch screen, is newer (september 2018 vs april 2017) and is more popular.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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similar age
$359 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $359.00 vs $448.00
  • Popularity: 387 vs 347

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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similar age
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 277 vs 347

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
3 years older
$398

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $398.00 vs $448.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95

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similar age
$641

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Flip-out screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 30 seconds

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
2 years older
$298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $298.00 vs $448.00

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (30x vs 3.1x), records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), is slightly smaller (compact (102×58×36 mm) vs professional size (136×98×84 mm)), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/1.7), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 2,100k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO) and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs full frame 36x24mm).

Fujifilm XF10

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similar age
$456

Significant advantages of the XF10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the XF10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Shoots significantly slower: 6 fps vs 10 fps
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the XF10 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×41 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 279 g vs 242 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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similar age
$998

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.5
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 1800 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 30x
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 30x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 10 fps

Canon EOS R

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similar age
$2,199 - $2,299

Significant advantages of the EOS R (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 36x24mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 30.1 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the EOS R (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much larger: Professional size (136×98×84 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.3" vs 1.4"
  • Much heavier: 660 g vs 242 g

common strengths of the EOS R and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Flip-out screens
  • Announced: September 2018 vs September 2018
  • Popularity: 414 vs 347

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
3 years older
$497

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the GR II and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 242 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (compact (102×58×36 mm) vs 146×119×181 mm), has a touch screen, is newer (september 2018 vs june 2010), is thinner (1.4" vs 5.7") and is significantly lighter (242 g vs 1,095 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (30x vs 125x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm).

Nikon Coolpix P1000

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similar age
$969 - $997

Significant advantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much more zoom: 125x vs 30x
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much larger: 146×119×181 mm vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much heavier: 1,415 g vs 242 g

common strengths of the Coolpix P1000 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Announced: July 2018 vs September 2018

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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similar age
$549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Announced: September 2018 vs September 2018
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 242 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly thicker: 4.7" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 616 g vs 242 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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1 year older
$1,598

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.4 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 921k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.7" vs 1.4"
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 242 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
8 years older
$498 - $595

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much higher true resolution: 20.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly larger: Large (137×99×131 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much thicker: 5.1" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a touch screen, is newer (september 2018 vs june 2015), is slightly less expensive ($448.00 vs $798.00), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and is more popular.

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/1.4), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,228k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.4 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
4 years older
$648 - $782

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years older
$494 - $599

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
3 years older
$798 - $811

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
1 year older
$1,010

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
4 years older
$1,028

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.5
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the X30 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 6 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,228k dots), much smaller viewfinder (0.09x vs 0.61x), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP) and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.7x15.7mm).

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
3 years older
$709 - $797 (body only)
$1,097 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.09x
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 921k dots

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the D7200 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Popularity: 262 vs 347

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30
6 years older
$391 (body only)
$548 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.09x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the K-30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the K-30 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.4"
  • Inexpensive: $391.29 vs $448.00

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.09x vs 0.70x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
4 years older
$398 - $448 (body only)
$490 - $498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.09x
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • No touch screen
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the A6000 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 242 g

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
2 years older
$349 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the EOS M10 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 301 g vs 242 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

Canon EOS M100

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1 year older
$399 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the EOS M100 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 242 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
2 years older
$470 (body only)
$538 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.09x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Heavier: 426 g vs 242 g

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Mid size (122×71×44 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.4"
  • Inexpensive: $469.94 vs $448.00