The Sony Cyber shot DSC HX80 digital camera is a travel point and shoot camera that sports and nifty pop up viewfinder. This sony digital camera has a massive 30 times optical zoom though. Sony announced this camera as the worlds smallest compact camera. Obviously if your looking for a digital point and shoot camera that is compact you probably wont overlook this camera. Many people have requested a pop up viewfinder in the past for these types of point and shoot camera so sony has made one available. The cmos sensor in this camera is 18.2 and has a five point image stabilization system built into it. More interesting is the fact that combined with the digital zoom this camera is capable of 60x zoom. The wifi and NFC function makes it as easy as possible to transfer photos.
The HX80 is also much smaller than the HX90. The HX80 is capable of 10 fps and has pre programmed settings P|A|S|M which you can choose as you wish. Video sharing is easy again with the NFC and WIFI integration.
Sony HX80 Specifications
• 18.2 Megapixel Exmor R CMOSsensor
• 921k dot, 3-inch LCD screen
• Optical Steady Shot
• 30x ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* optical zoom lens
• 60x ‘Clear Image’ digital zoom
• Built-in pop-up OLED Tru-Finder EVF
• Built-in flash
• Full HD movie shooting capabilities
• Sony BIONZ X processor
• Wi-Fi / NFC
This digital camera is the first of its kind to have a retractable viewfinder which might be the key to this camera. The 3 inche LCD screen also makes it easy to point and shoot with 921k dots. The optical steady shot also stabilizes the image and with the Zeiss 30x optical zoom you can get really close to your shot. Standard built in flash and the sony hx90 also has a bionz x processor making it a powerful mini camera. If your looking for powerful and compact this just might be the digital camera for you.