Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Sony HX80 and Samsung WB50F side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony HX80 has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries). Samsung WB50F has external dimensions of 101 x 68 x 27 mm (3.98 x 2.68 x 1.06″) and weighs 207 g (0.46 lb / 7.30 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony HX80 and Samsung WB50F. Samsung WB50F is 1mm narrower and 9mm thinner than Sony HX80 but it is also 10mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony HX80 and Samsung WB50F.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony HX80 and Samsung WB50F.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung WB50F is significantly lighter (38g ) than the Sony HX80 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 nor Samsung WB50F provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony HX80 and Samsung WB50F's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Sony HX80 features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Samsung WB50F has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to HX80.