• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25mm - 200mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 250mm (35mm eq.)

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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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic SZ3 over Sony WX80

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

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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
Panasonic SZ3
Sony WX150
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Newer
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • HDMI out

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
Panasonic SZ3
Sony W730
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 130 IS
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 130 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Samsung WB30F

Sony WX80
Samsung WB30F
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Thinner
Panasonic SZ3
Samsung WB30F
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Longer exposure
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 140 IS
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 140 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
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