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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 214 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the size and value for money are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability also get good comments. The focus and reliability get less positive views, while there are some mixed opinions about the energy efficiency and memory.

usability, portability, image quality, value for money, size

features, shutter, viewfinder, reliability, focus

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 is a compact camera that is capable of capturing sharp photos in all types of light, and also includes Wi-Fi.

Very small. Sharp lens. 8x zoom range. Fast burst shooting. Short shutter lag. Wi-Fi. Remote viewfinder capability. 1080i60 video

Low-res LCD. Slow to start and shoot. In-camera battery charging

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 ($199.99 direct) is a compact camera that delivers sharp photos, even in lower light. It manages to squeeze an 8x zoom lens and Wi-Fi into a tiny frame, but a smallish, low-resolution rear display prevents it from earning...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 Review

 

At first glance you probably won't expect much in the way of photographic capabilities out of the Sony Cyber-shot WX80. Because this camera is so small, it's difficult to imagine that it will give you great results. However, the WX80 will surprise you...

Extremely small camera ; Camera is fast performer versus others in its price range ; Some surprising advanced features ; Image quality is good for camera in this price range ; Flash photo quality is good ; WX80 is very easy to use ; Built-in help mode...

Slight softness in images when attempting to make large prints ; 8x optical zoom lens could be larger ; Not enough of a "hitch" between optical zoom and digital zoom settings ; Menu options are a bit odd and take some practice to use properly ; Control...

At first glance you probably won't expect much in the way of photographic capabilities out of the Sony Cyber-shot WX80. Because this camera is so small, it's difficult to imagine that it will give you great results. However, the WX80 will surprise you...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

 

This sub-$200 point and shoot has some flaws, but for the price you can't expect much.

Even though it boasts an array of attractive features, a compact body, and a few impressive highlights in our performance testing, the WX80's image quality is ultimately nothing special. While the prospect of having 1080p HD video, an 8x optical zoom,...

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Amazon review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

portability, usability, low-light, image quality, value for money

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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gr8 compact camera

 

it is a gr8 camera for daily pictures. Give excellent quality pictures without any hassle, just put on iAuto mode and take the pictures. Excellent pictures in low light. Feels very delicate.

gr8 pictures even in low lights

very small feels very delicate

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love my sony camera

 

Love my sony camera its light and easy to use. Small where i can keep it in my pocket.About me... Video enthusiast, Parent with kids, Love capturing special occasions, casual user

light and small

no complaints

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easy to use and lightweight

 

Bought this camera to use instead of my iphone all the time. Takes great pictures and easy to use.About me... Parent with kids, casual user

very light and small. Easy to carry around

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Great Camera

 

Got this for a trip to China. It took great shots. Easy to use, panoramic shots turned out great. The 3D shots are OK there's some depth but nothing super. Overall a great cameraAbout me... Parent with kids, casual user

Point and Shoot, Easy to use

3D shots are so-so

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Can't Beat the Price and the Quality

 

If you want great quality for small price of $150, this is definitely the camera for you. It is lightweight and the clarity of the pictures will LITERALLY BLOW YOUR MIND (I know it happened to me in Best Buy today). However, I cannot seem to find any...

Easy to use, Astoundingly clear shots, Self-timer, Great in Low light, Lightweight and can fit anywhere

So far, no settings for changing colors, Sometimes TOO lightweight and possibly easy to break

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Brilliant Camera for beginner

 

I would recommend this product to anyone that likes digital cameras.About me... Pro photographer

The Wifi is easy to use

Its portable size

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Chip Type:CMOS
Sensor Size:1/2.3''

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1600

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: Yes
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Sony NP-BN1

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
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