Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80
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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-S85

Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-S85's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
34 mm vs 35 mm
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Almost the same
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
Longest exposure
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
  1. 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
Size
Smaller
91×58×23 mm vs 125×52×65 mm
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3.5x smaller
True resolution
Higher true resolution
7.1 MP vs 3.9 MP
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Capture more than 80% more detail in your photos
Weight
Significantly lighter
175 g vs 444 g
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2.5x lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 2.6"
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2.8x thinner
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The DSC-W80's maximum light sensitivity is 6 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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
DSC-S851/1000s
DSC-W801/1600s
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
DSC-S858s
DSC-W801s
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
DSC-S853.9 MP
DSC-W807.1 MP
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
DSC-S8534 mm
DSC-W8035 mm
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Screen size Very small screens Help
DSC-S851.8"
DSC-W802.5"
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
DSC-S85123k dots
DSC-W80115k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
DSC-S85400 ISO
DSC-W803,200 ISO
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
4.0 cm
Movie format Poor movies Help
DSC-S85320 x 240 @ 16fps
DSC-W80480p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant shared competitors found.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$598

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Pro digicam

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

$306

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Much narrower aperture
External flash No external flash support
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$239

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

Travel zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
External flash No external flash support

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$111 - $128

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$88 - $96

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

Compact

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Macro focus Better macro capability
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix S9200

Nikon Coolpix S9200

Travel zoom

$280

Wide angle Much better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$200 - $249

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

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