Comparing Canon IXUS 255 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

1. Canon IXUS 255 HS

12 Reasons why Canon IXUS 255 HS is better

Comparing Canon IXUS 255 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

144gvs 166g (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
2.Sizably faster maximum shutter speed
0.0005svs 0.000625s (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
3.Slightly less body volume
123.35cm³vs 131.76cm³ (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
22.5mmvs 25mm (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
5.Has GPS
Yesvs No (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
6.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
7.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
8.Has a hot shoe
Yesvs No (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
9.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
10.Shorter minimum focal length
24mmvs 25mm (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
11.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
12.More advanced digic 5 image processor
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Canon IXUS 255 HS specs
Canon IXUS 255 HS features
Canon IXUS 255 HS pros and cons
Canon IXUS 255 HS advantages
Canon IXUS 255 HS disadvantages

2. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

8 Reasons why Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is better

Comparing Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 vs Canon IXUS 255 HS

1.Vastly more megapixels (photo)
18.2MPvs 12.1MP (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
2.Distinctly higher maximum light sensitivity
12800ISOvs 6400ISO (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3.Sizably better video recording quality
1,080 x 30fpsvs 1,080 x 24fps (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
96mmvs 97.2mm (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
54.9mmvs 56.4mm (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
6.Considerably greater zoom range
20xvs 10x (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
7.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
8.Clearly longer maximum focal length
500mmvs 240mm (Canon IXUS 255 HS)
A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 specs
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 features
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 pros and cons
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 advantages
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 disadvantages