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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
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
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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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
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 2.6"
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2.8x thinner
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
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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
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
Zoom Poor zoom Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S6800

Nikon Coolpix S6800

Travel zoom

$166 - $177

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life

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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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P200

Compact

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Minolta DiMAGE S414

Konica Minolta DiMAGE S414

Digicam

Thickness Slightly thinner
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
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
Fujifilm FinePix S1

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Super zoom

$377 - $499

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$98 - $108

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $204

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-W220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Compact

Wide angle Better wide angle
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

Sony Cybershot WX9

Compact

$299

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Macro focus Worse macro capability
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

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