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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
175 g
Viewfinder
Great 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
 
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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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Screen size Much larger screen 2.5" vs 1.8"
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Around 40% larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
True resolution Much 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
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
Weight Significantly lighter 175 g vs 444 g
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2.5x lighter
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 Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
DSC-S85:3.9 MP
DSC-W80:7.1 MP
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Screen size Very small screens Help
DSC-S85:1.8"
DSC-W80:2.5"
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
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
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$548 - $550

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S75

Pro digicam

True resolution Lower true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
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Olympus C-5050 Zoom

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S90

Compact

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
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Olympus C-4040 Zoom

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Size Larger
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Canon PowerShot G3

Pro digicam

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Size Larger
Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Compact

Sensor size Larger sensor
Startup delay Less startup delay
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix LF1

Panasonic Lumix LF1

Pro digicam

$250 - $471

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$138 - $250

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$331 - $567

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

Compact

Macro focus Better macro capability
Battery life Longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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