Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85

     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Great battery life
Battery life
340 shots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-S85

Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-S85's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
34 mm vs 35 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
8s vs 1s
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8x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W80

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Much larger screen
2.5" vs 1.8"
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Around 40% larger screen
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
7.1 MP vs 3.9 MP
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Capture more than 80% more detail in your photos
Size
Smaller
91x58x23 mm vs 125x52x65 mm
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3.5x smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
175 g vs 444 g
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2.5x lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The DSC-W80's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
480p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 16fps
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Shoots higher resolution video at a higher frame rate
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 2.6"
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2.8x thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
DSC-S85:3.9 MP
DSC-W80:7.1 MP
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
DSC-S85:34 mm
DSC-W80:35 mm
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
DSC-S85:123k dots
DSC-W80:115k dots
Screen size Very small screens Help
DSC-S85:1.8"
DSC-W80:2.5"
Movie format Poor movies Help
DSC-S85:320 x 240 @ 16fps
DSC-W80:480p @ 30fps
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
4 cm
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Zoom Poor zoom Help
3x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant shared competitors found.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$207

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Pro digicam

True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$300

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$199 - $249

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Larger

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$98 - $119

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$179 - $199

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Travel zoom

$141

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$87

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Travel zoom

$200

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Battery life Shorter battery life

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