• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 8.0x zoom 25mm - 200mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 10.0x zoom 25mm - 250mm (35mm equiv.)

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

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 130 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wider angle lens
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 130 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out

Compared to Samsung WB30F

Sony WX80
Samsung WB30F
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • High-res screen
Panasonic SZ3
Samsung WB30F
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 24p
  • Longer shutter
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • High-res screen

Compared to Canon 115 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 115 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out
  • $114
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 115 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $114
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 140 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 140 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen

Compared to Canon 135

Sony WX80
Canon 135
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $107
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
Panasonic SZ3
Canon 135
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $107
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
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