• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
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General
Model Number: WX80 TX30
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $199.00 $350.00
Street Price: $207.28 $219.00
Date Available: 2013-01-15 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.4 oz (124 g)
includes batteries
5.0 oz (141 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(92 x 53 x 23 mm)
3.8 x 2.3 x 0.6 in.
(96 x 59 x 15 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a  
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R Sony Exmor R
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 18.2
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: 1.34 microns 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
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: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other),
7512 x 1080 (8.1 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i(FX/​FH))
1440x1080 (60i(HQ))
1440x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60i(FX))
1920x1080 (60i(FH))
1440x1080 (60i(HQ))
1440x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 with stereo audio AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
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: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar; 8 elements in 7 groups, 5 aspheric elements Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar; 8 elements in 7 groups, 5 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 200mm 26 - 130mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 36mm 4.7 - 23.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 8.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 or f/8.0 (wide) / f/6.3 or f/?? (tele) with ND filter f/3.5 (W) / f/4.8(T) - f/8
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 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 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Precision
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi Point, Center Weighted, Spot, Tracking, Face Tracking Contrast Detection AF: Multi-point, Center-weighted, Spot, Flexible Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD OLED
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.3
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,228,800 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; *Uses By Pixel Super Resolution technology and overlay burst shooting iAuto (ISO80-3200), Superior Auto (ISO80-12800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800* (* By Pixel Super Resolution multi-shot overlay)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 4 sec 1/1600 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Soft snap, Soft Skin, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Pet mode, Anti-motion blur, Backlight Correction HDR; Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Intelligent Sweep Panorama (360) Scene modes: Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Night Portrait, Night Scene, High Sensitivity, Handheld Twilight, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Landscape; Picture Effect: HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Watercolor, Illustration; Intelligent Sweep Panorama; Underwater Sweep Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx.0.2m to 4.2m (W) / Approx. 1.5m to 2.2 m (T) ISO Auto: 0.08 to 3.3m (W) / 0.6 to 2.4m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 with stereo audio AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: 0.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, Built-in Wi-Fi Micro HDMI (Type D), Multi Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   1.22
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):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.14 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.23 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.009 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:   5.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BN Proprietary NP-BN
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BN Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BN Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, built-in Wi-Fi capabilities for easy content sharing via Sony PlayMemories Mobile app, Full HD movies (1080i60), 10fps burst mode, Advanced Flash mode, New 360 Intelligent Sweep Panorama mode, New Beauty Effect. Available in red, black or white. Waterproof to 10m/33ft, Shockproof to 1.5m/5ft, Freezeproof to -10C/14F, Dustproof, Optical SteadyShot, Full HD movies, 10fps burst mode, 1cm Macro mode with LED lighting. Available in black, orange, blue or pink.