• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 320 HS advantages over Sony HX80

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.7 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 35 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    145g vs 245g
    Lighter weight
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Sony HX80 advantages over Canon 320 HS

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 390 vs 170 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 5.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 110 HS

Canon 320 HS
Canon 110 HS
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Sony HX80
Canon 110 HS
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony W650

Canon 320 HS
Sony W650
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Sony HX80
Sony W650
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon A2600

Canon 320 HS
Canon A2600
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Sony HX80
Canon A2600
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony WX500

Canon 320 HS
Sony WX500
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony HX80
Sony WX500
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Sony HX90V

Canon 320 HS
Sony HX90V
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sony HX80
Sony HX90V
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in GPS
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