HX80 Compact Camera with 30x Optical Zoom


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Less meddling. More magic.

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 Elements of Comprehensive Image Quality

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.

Renowned ZEISS® optics

Legendary ZEISS® quality delivers brilliant sharpness, rich contrast and minimal distortion.

Exmor R® CMOS sensor

A back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels takes in more light for greater detail in every shot.

BIONZ X™ image processing engine

Now reproducing more realistic detail and color in images with less diffraction and noise.

Command With Confidence

Instantly take control of any function that you want. All aspects of operation and handling are intuitively manageable, making it as easy as possible for you to love using this camera.

  • Firm gripFirm grip
  • Customizable settingsCustomizable settings
  • Tiltable LCD monitorTiltable LCD monitor

Get the best view

OLED Tru-Finder

This high-contrast retractable OLED Tru-Finder is far brighter than conventional electronic viewfinders and perfect for all-around portability, safety, and practicality.

Fast Intelligent AF

Extra-speedy & precise Fast Intelligent AF

An improved spatial object detection algorithm realizes a more optimal and accurate lens drive to make AF even faster, for capturing more fleeting moments with ease.

Set the Right Shooting Style in Motion

Gain more choices to shoot your movie just right, according to the situation and how you want to show it. Whether you just want to share some action quickly or save it at higher resolution for more careful editing later, you can shoot in your own style to suit your purpose. Simply make format, mode, exposure and other settings and start recording as you like.

  • Three movie formatsThree movie formats
  • Stabilize moviesStabilize movies
  • P/A/S/M modesP/A/S/M modes

Capability Beyond Convention

Show the world how much further you can go even after you've taken your shot. Touch up photos, share footage wirelessly, map your journey and have more fun in fresher ways than ever with your camera.

Share with ease — Gain remote control

Wi-Fi connectivity with iOS and Android smartphones for remote camera control and still/video sharing is easy. In addition to Wi-Fi support for connecting to smartphones, NFC technology (near field communication) provides "One-touch connection" to compatible Android smartphones and tablets. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required.

Play with more pleasure

PlayMemories Camera Apps

Take advantage of PlayMemories Camera Apps downloads that make your camera and images more functional, creative, and fun to play with.

*Note: Services availability depends on region.

My Best Portrait

Add skin-softening, skin-brightening and eye catch-light effects.

Smart Remote Control

Use a smartphone to control exposure, release shutter and receive photos.

Sync to Smartphone

Transfers photos to a mobile device automatically after powering off.


Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

Specifications and Features
The HX80 brilliantly integrates a ZEISS® optical zoom lens of stunning range and integrity, OLED Tru-Finder™ for truer views of how your shot will look, and an LCD monitor that tilts back for you to frame yourself up.
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    ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* 30x optical zoom lens for extra-clear pictures

  • 18.2 MP Exmor R® CMOS sensor for higher image quality even when dark

  • BIONZ X image processing engine delivers more detail with less noise

  • Retractable OLED Tru-Finder for clearer viewing, greater operability

  • 180-degree tiltable LCD for easy framing of selfies/low-position shots

Sensor Type
1/2.3 inch (7.82 mm) Exmor R® CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 18.2 Megapixels
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200,Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 /12800

What's in the Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdapterAC-UUD12, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual

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