Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 (Black) comparison

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 (Black)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 (Black)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)
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Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black)

Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black)
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX50 (Black)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX50 (Black)
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Price $148 to $199 at 5 stores $279 at 1 store $149 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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Release date January 06, 2013 February 28, 2013 March 27, 2013 January 06, 2013 February 19, 2012
The Bottom Line If you miss having a zoom lens, but don't want to add too much bulk and weight to your travels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very good choice. Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries. For those who want more camera than their smartphone offers without sacrificing the easy sharing, the Samsung WB250F Smart Camera is a good, affordable choice. The tiny Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 is a lot of camera for the money, with solid shooting performance, and good photo and movie quality.

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Type LCD display - 2.7 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 2.7 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 3.6 in x 0.9 in x 2.1 in
3.8 in x 1 in x 2.2 in
4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
4.2 in x 0.9 in x 2.3 in
3.6 in x 0.7 in x 2 in
Lens System 8 x x
Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 36 mm - F/3.3-6.3
20 x x
Zoom lens - 4.3 mm - 86 mm - F/3.5-6.5 G
20 x x
Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
18 x x
Zoom lens - 4 mm - 72 mm - F/3.2-5.8
5 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 22.5 cm - F/2.6-6.3
Optical sensor type Exmor R CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO auto (80-3200)
ISO 80-1600
ISO auto (80-12800)
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 80
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 400
ISO auto
Video capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
MPEG-4 - 1440 x 1080 -
MPEG-4 - 1280 x 720 -
MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
Digital zoom 32 x
Info unavailable 4 x
Info unavailable 2 x
Weight 3.8 oz
4.9 oz
7.4 oz
6.5 oz
3.6 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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