As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, boutiques and mirrorless. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A1000 and the Coolpix A900) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

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, 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 A1000

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4 months newer
$503

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens
  • Popularity: 372 vs 392

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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similar age
$359 - $399

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

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

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6 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
3 years older
$448

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

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

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 may 2014), 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/1.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 1,228k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20.9 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years older
$494 - $649

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
  • Much 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 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
4 years older
$510 - $648

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
8 years older
$449 - $572

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

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much higher true resolution: 20.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

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

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

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
  • Much 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 VA

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similar age
$898

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much 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 VA (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA 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
$799 - $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
  • Much 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

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), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a touch screen, is newer (september 2018 vs february 2016) and is thinner (1.4" vs 7.1").

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), lacks and external mic jack and doesn't support an external flash.

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

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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similar age
$499 - $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

  • Flip-out screens
  • Announced: September 2018 vs September 2018
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 242 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
3 years older
$1,198

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

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 921k dots

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

  • Larger: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly heavier: 813 g vs 242 g

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

  • Fairly small: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Thin: 4" vs 1.4"

Nikon Coolpix P1000

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similar age
$849 - $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

  • Flip-out screens
  • Announced: July 2018 vs September 2018
  • Popularity: 300 vs 392

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
3 years older
$398 - $423

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly larger: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.6" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly heavier: 691 g vs 242 g

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
2 years older
$339 - $399

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Larger: Professional size (125×85×107 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 Coolpix B700 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 242 g

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 3x), is slightly smaller (compact (102×58×36 mm) vs professional size (136×98×84 mm)), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 8 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

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 102,400 ISO) and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs full frame 36x24mm).

Leica D-Lux 7

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similar age
$1,192 - $1,195

Significant advantages of the D-Lux 7 (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 D-Lux 7 (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 D-Lux 7 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

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
3 years older
$497 - $547

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

  • 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)

  • No touch screen
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 10 fps
  • Screen does not flip out

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"

Canon EOS R

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similar age
$1,994 - $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
  • Popularity: 356 vs 392

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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10 months older
$899 - $1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 30x

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

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
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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 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), is newer (september 2018 vs february 2017) and is thinner (1.4" vs 2.4").

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.09x vs 0.67x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 102,800 ISO), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Sony a6400

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4 months newer
$898 - $900 (body only)
$998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.46x vs 0.09x

Significant disadvantages of the a6400 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Significantly thicker: 2.4" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the a6400 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Announced: January 2019 vs September 2018
  • Light weight: 403 g vs 242 g
  • Inexpensive: $898.00 vs $448.00

Canon EOS M6

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1 year older
$579 - $580 (body only)
$449 - $699 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M6 (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 M6 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M6 and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Mid size (112×68×45 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 390 g vs 242 g
  • Thin: 1.8" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

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7 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) and Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (102×58×36 mm)
  • Light weight: 270 g vs 242 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
2 years older
$479 (body only)
$643 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)

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