Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot HX80 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Specs

Coolpix P1000

  • Introduced in July 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-3000mm (125x), f2.8-8.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 146.3 x 118.8 x 181.3mm³ (5.8" x 4.7" x 7.1")
  • 1415g (45.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P1000

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

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot HX80: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

Coolpix P1000 vs Cyber-shot HX80: Viewfinder

Coolpix P1000 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.68x.

The Cyber-shot HX80 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.40 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

Coolpix P1000 (0.68x)

Cyber-shot HX80 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P1000Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX80

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P1000 a better choice

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot HX80

Auto Focus points (4)991
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.360.40
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P1000 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone.

The Coolpix P1000 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX80

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot HX80

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Longer battery life (3, photos)250390
Weighs less (2)1415g
(45.6 oz.)
245g
(7.9 oz.)
More portable (2)3151cm³
(198 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX80 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P1000: the lower weight than the Coolpix P1000 and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the Cyber-shot HX80.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P1000

Cyber-shot HX80

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P1000 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX80 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P1000 and Cyber-shot HX80

Coolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX80, front viewCoolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX80, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX80, view from aboveCoolpix P1000 und Cyber-shot HX80, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Sony Cyber-shot HX80

16
16

We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon Coolpix P1000.

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