• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25mm - 200mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 300mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony WX80 advantages over Nikon S6800

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Longer battery life
    230 vs 170 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S6800 advantages over Sony WX80

  • More lens zoom
    12.0x vs 8.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    15 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Sony WX150

Sony WX80
Sony WX150
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
Nikon S6800
Sony WX150
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Sony W690

Sony WX80
Sony W690
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Nikon S6800
Sony W690
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Sony W730

Sony WX80
Sony W730
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Nikon S6800
Sony W730
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 130 IS
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
Nikon S6800
Canon 130 IS
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Nikon S6500

Sony WX80
Nikon S6500
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
Nikon S6800
Nikon S6500
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter
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