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Sony DSC-HX80

$449.95

Less meddling. More magic.

  • 18.2MP Exmor R® CMOS Sensor for superb low light images
  • 30x Optical Zoom ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
  • Built-in retractable OLED Tru-Finder™ viewfinder
  • Versatile video w/ high-quality XAVC S, AVCHD & MP4 formats
  • Wi-Fi + NFC
  • SKU: sodschx80
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Here's a world-leading compact camera that's ready and small enough to go as far as you can take it. The new HX80 featuring a 30x zoom lens. With spur-of-the-moment speed, wider-ranging precision and simple control. It puts more expansive, engaging operation completely at your command.

The synergy of a higher-performance CMOS image sensor, lightning-quick image processor and legendary lens pack the latest optical and engineering advancements into an amazingly compact form.

The ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens extends a legacy of high-precision optics to capture clear, sharp, undegraded images throughout a 24-720mm range.

Supplied accessories:

Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1) - AC Adaptor (AC-UB10C / UB10D) - Micro USB cable - Wrist Strap - Instruction Manual

Body type Ultracompact
Max resolution 4896 x 3672
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 18 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Bionz X
ISO Auto, 80-3200, expands to 12800 in Multi-Frame NR mode
White balance presets 9
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)Multi-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousFace DetectionLive View
Digital zoom Yes (2x)
Manual focus Yes
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 921,600
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 5.40 m (with Auto ISO)
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, on, slow sync, off, rear sync
Continuous drive 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage types Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo; SD/SDHC/SDXC
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Wireless Built-In
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 390
Weight (inc. batteries) 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz)
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42″)
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC
Image stabilization notes 5-axis (hybrid)
Focal length (equiv.) 24–720 mm
Optical zoom 30×
Maximum aperture F3.5–6.4
Normal focus range 5 cm (1.97″)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97″)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Boosted ISO (maximum) 12800
MSRP $350