• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
Sony WX80 Review
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
Sony QX10 Review

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Differences

Sony WX80 advantages over Sony QX10

  • Less expensive
    $139 vs $248
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 33 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Sony QX10 advantages over Sony WX80

  • More lens zoom
    10.0x vs 8.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung ST200F

Sony WX80
Samsung ST200F
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out
  • $161
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
Sony QX10
Samsung ST200F
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Newer
  • $161
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Internal flash

Compared to Sony WX150

Sony WX80
Sony WX150
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
Sony QX10
Sony WX150
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • HDMI out

Compared to Sony W690

Sony WX80
Sony W690
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Sony QX10
Sony W690
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Internal flash

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony WX80
Canon 130 IS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
Sony QX10
Canon 130 IS
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Samsung WB30F

Sony WX80
Samsung WB30F
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Thinner
Sony QX10
Samsung WB30F
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Bulb shutter
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Internal flash
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