• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80
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Predecessor: Sony HX90V
HX90V vs HX99
Panasonic ZS70
ZS70 vs ZS80
Successor:    
General
Model Number: HX99 ZS80
Alternate Model Number(s):   TZ95
Camera Format: Compact EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $449.99 $449.00
Street Price: $473.00 $447.99
Date Available: 2019-02-12 2019-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.5 oz (242 g)
includes batteries
11.5 oz (327 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in.
(102 x 58 x 36 mm)
4.4 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.
(112 x 69 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R  
Effective Megapixels: 18.2 20.3
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.26 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3664 x 3667 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
8192 x 1860 (15.2 MP, Other),
3872 x 2160 (8.4 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
5536 x 2160 (12.0 MP, Other)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 10.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p)
3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S with LPCM 2ch audio, AVCHD with Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch audio (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5 aspheric elements) LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 9 groups with 5 Aspherical elements/10 Aspherical surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 720mm 24 - 720mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 118mm 4.3 - 129mm
Zoom Ratio: 28.00x 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/6.4(T) - f/8; 5-blade Iris Diaphragm f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Digital Zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection AF: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Single-shot AF, Continuous AF (Movie Only), DMF, Manual Focus Contrast Detect with DFD: Face / AF Tracking / 49-area / 1-area; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.2-inch 638K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, approx. 0.5x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity and -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.), 19.2mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, eye detector. EVF: 0.21-inch, 2330K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Magnification: Approx. 2.98x / 0.53x (35 mm camera equivalent)
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 638,400 dots 776,600 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.50x 0.53x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   2.98x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 80 80
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (*Extended ISO), 12800** (**with MFNR) Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Warm White, Fluorescent Cool White, Fluorescent Day White, Fluorescent Daylight, Incandescent, Flash, Custom (3), C.Temp./Filter Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set (1/2/3/4), Color Temperature (2-axis Adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot, Entire Screen Avg, Highlight Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Intelligent Sweep Panorama; Effects: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration. Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3 shots seconds 2, 10, 3 in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Flash Off, Rear Sync.; Red-eye reduction available Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.3 to 5.4m (W) / 2.5 to 3.0m (T) Auto ISO: 0.6 - 5.6m (Wide), 2.0 - 2.9m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S with LPCM 2ch audio, AVCHD with Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch audio (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi/Micro USB 2.0 Micro (Type-D) HDMI; Micro-B USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.71 0.50
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.66 2.13
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 10.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 103 102
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 9.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 50 32
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 9.5
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 50 27
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.15 seconds 0.19 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.029 seconds 0.053 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.50 seconds 0.35 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.018 seconds 0.038 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.3 seconds 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 370 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 300 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Video: 55 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2V, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software:   None; SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.