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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX80 Digital Camera

18 Megapixels18 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.

Digital Camera Description

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX80 is a Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 18 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 80-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-3200. With 18 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX80 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 30s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX80

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX80 features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX80 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 920K Pixels. This medium EVF has 0.50X magnification and shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandSony ModelCybershot DSC-HX80
Sensor 18 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 3200 *Expanded range: 80-3200, Up to 12800 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 30s
Lens24 - 720mm F/3.5 - 6.3 / 8Mininum Focus5cm (w) / 2.5m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" EVF 920K Pixels (0.50X) 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes14Sweep Panorama, Portrait, Sports, Landscape, Sunset, Night, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Pet, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Soft Skin
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 10 FPS, 10 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 5s, 10s, 1 or 3 Shots
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level 1 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger WiFi Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 5.4 - 3m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format XAVC S, MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Memory Stick Duo GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 360 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2016-03-06 Construction Standard
Size 102 x 58 x 36mm (W x H x D) Weight 245g

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Sony DSC-HX80 Facts


Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

18 Megapixels Travel ZoomISO 80-3200
30X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.20" Built-in EVF 920K Pixels (0.50X)Custom white-balance
1 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
10 FPS Drive, 10 ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 920K PixelsMemory Stick Duo
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