Canon PowerShot SX720 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX720 HS vs Cyber-shot HX80 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Specs

PowerShot SX720 HS

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 80 – 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 24-960mm (40x), f3.3-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 109.7 x 63.8 x 35.7mm³ (4.3″ x 2.5″ x 1.4″)
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX720 HS

Cyber-shot HX80

  • Introduced in March 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 – 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 102 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0″ x 2.3″ x 1.4″)
  • 245g (7.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX80

PowerShot SX720 HS vs Cyber-shot HX80: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX720 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX720 HS

Cyber-shot HX80

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.30 18.00
Auto Focus points (4)

9 1

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus.

The PowerShot SX720 HS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX80

PowerShot SX720 HS

Cyber-shot HX80

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

6 10
Articulated monitor (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

250 390
More portable (2)

250cm³
(16 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX80 are that the camera is faster, the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX720 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the Cyber-shot HX80.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX720 HS

Cyber-shot HX80

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Sensitivity

80 – 3200 ISO 80 – 3200 ISO
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Sensor resolution (MP)

0.92 0.92
Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Similar weight

270g 245g
WiFi

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX720 HS and Cyber-shot HX80

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Sony Cyber-shot HX80

9
11

We advise to choose the newest model: Sony Cyber-shot HX80.

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