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Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220

Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
30
Overall
34
Samsung CL80 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 front
Portability
96
Imaging
43
Features
41
Overall
42

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Key Specs

Samsung CL80
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 4800 (Boost to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 31-217mm (F3.3-5.5) lens
  • 160g - 104 x 58 x 20mm
  • Announced January 2010
  • Alternative Name is ST5500
Sony WX220
(Full Review)
  • 18MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-250mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 121g - 92 x 52 x 22mm
  • Revealed February 2014
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Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Overview

Below is a thorough analysis of the Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220, both Ultracompact digital cameras by brands Samsung and Sony. There is a sizable difference between the image resolutions of the CL80 (14MP) and WX220 (18MP) but they use the exact same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The CL80 was launched 5 years earlier than the WX220 and that is quite a significant difference as far as tech is concerned. The two cameras come with the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before diving straight into a step-by-step comparison, below is a short summation of how the CL80 scores against the WX220 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Samsung CL80 over the Sony WX220

 CL80 WX220 
Screen dimension3.7"3"Bigger screen (+0.7")
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Reasons to pick Sony WX220 over the Samsung CL80

 WX220 CL80 
RevealedFebruary 2014January 2010More recent by 49 months
Screen resolution460k230kClearer screen (+230k dot)

Common features in the Samsung CL80 and Sony WX220

 CL80 WX220 
Manually focus Lack of manual focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Physical Comparison

If you're aiming to lug around your camera, you have to take into account its weight and size. The Samsung CL80 has external measurements of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") with a weight of 160 grams (0.35 lbs) while the Sony WX220 has specifications of 92mm x 52mm x 22mm (3.6" x 2.0" x 0.9") along with a weight of 121 grams (0.27 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you are utilising at that moment. Below is the front view overall size comparison of the CL80 vs the WX220.

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability grade of the CL80 and WX220 is 95 and 96 respectively.

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 top view buttons comparison

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Sensor Comparison

Often, its difficult to see the gap between sensor measurements only by reading through specs. The visual here might give you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the CL80 and WX220.

As you can plainly see, the two cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements albeit not the same resolution. You can expect the Sony WX220 to give extra detail utilizing its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also allow you to crop photographs much more aggressively. The older CL80 is going to be behind with regard to sensor tech.

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 sensor size comparison

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Screen and ViewFinder

Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Samsung CL80 Portrait photography information
Sony WX220 Portrait photography information
28
megapixel count decent (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
no manual mode
external flash not possible
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
37
megapixel count decent (18 megapixels)
features face detection focusing
no manual focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Samsung CL80 Street photography details
Sony WX220 Street photography details
60
image stabilization (Optical)
boasts touch to focus
no moving screen
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
more heavy than competition in class (160g)
59
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen does not articulate
small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Samsung CL80 Sports photography factors
Sony WX220 Sports photography factors
38
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
46
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (18MP)
features tracking autofocus
no shutter priority
small sensor (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Samsung CL80
Travel photography with Sony WX220
60
boasts touch to focus
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
lack of Timelapse mode
more heavy than competition in class (160g)
screen is not selfie friendly
wide angle not fantastic (31mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
69
megapixel count decent (18MP)
has built in flash
rather wide (25mm)
great reach (250mm)
lack of Time Lapse function
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Samsung CL80 Landscape photography advice
Sony WX220 Landscape photography advice
37
lovely big screen (3.7 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (31mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
no manual mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
lack of Timelapse mode
44
rather wide (25mm)
nice screen size (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (18MP)
no manual focus
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
no manual control
small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
lack of Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Samsung CL80 Vlogging details
Sony WX220 Vlogging details
27
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not fantastic (31mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
screen is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pxls)
lack of external microphone port
more heavy than competition in class (160g)
34
rather wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
features face detection focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
lack of external mic support
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Samsung CL80 vs Sony WX220 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Samsung CL80 and Sony WX220
 Samsung CL80Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
General Information
Make Samsung Sony
Model type Samsung CL80 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
Also referred to as ST5500 -
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Announced 2010-01-06 2014-02-12
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Chip - Bionz X
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14MP 18MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 4334 x 3256 4896 x 3672
Max native ISO 4800 12800
Max boosted ISO 6400 -
Lowest native ISO 80 100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 31-217mm (7.0x) 25-250mm (10.0x)
Max aperture f/3.3-5.5 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focusing range 5cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 3.7 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 230 thousand dots 460 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 8s 4s
Highest shutter speed 1/1500s 1/1600s
Continuous shooting rate - 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 5.00 m 3.70 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync Auto, on, slow synchro, off, advanced
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30, 15 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 160 grams (0.35 lbs) 121 grams (0.27 lbs)
Dimensions 104 x 58 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") 92 x 52 x 22mm (3.6" x 2.0" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 210 images
Battery style - Battery Pack
Battery ID SLB-11A NP-BN
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double, Motion) Yes (2 or 10 sec, portrait)
Time lapse feature
Storage type MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Card slots One One
Cost at launch $400 $198