• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 8.0x zoom 25mm - 200mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $143 Average Retail $199 MSRP
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 10.0x zoom 25mm - 250mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $125 Average Retail $0 MSRP

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Advantages

Sony WX80 over Panasonic SZ3

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic SZ3 over Sony WX80

  • Lens zoom ratio
    10.0x vs 8.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 130 IS
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wider angle lens
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 130 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • High-res screen

Compared to Canon 115 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 115 IS
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 115 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Sony W830

Sony WX80
Sony W830
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
Panasonic SZ3
Sony W830
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 140 IS
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $131
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 140 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $131
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Canon 135

Sony WX80
Canon 135
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $112
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 135
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $112
  • 1/2.3 inch
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