vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Sensor size
Large sensor
1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-S85

Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
Help
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
Help
More than 50% larger sensor
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 34 mm vs 35 mm
Help
Almost the same
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
Help
An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 1s
Help
8x longer exposures
Placeholder Learn more about
the Sony DSC-S85

Advantages of the Sony DSC-W80

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

recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the DSC-S85.

similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
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
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
DSC-S85:34 mm
DSC-W80:35 mm
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Screen size Very small screens Help
DSC-S85:1.8"
DSC-W80:2.5"
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
DSC-S85:123k dots
DSC-W80:115k dots
Movie format Poor movies Help
DSC-S85:320 x 240 @ 16fps
DSC-W80:480p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Zoom Poor zoom Help
3x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant shared competitors found.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $548

Screen size Much larger screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Samsung Digimax V5

Samsung Digimax V5

Compact

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 with 16-50mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$304 - $347

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Significantly larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Pro digicam

True resolution Lower true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Thickness Thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$98 - $129

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Travel zoom

$338

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix S5300

Nikon Coolpix S5300

Compact

$147 - $177

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$148

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Battery life Shorter battery life

appearance

Placeholder Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

discussion

Showing 0 comments