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

Top Eight Reasons for the

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Compared to Canon IXUS 255 HS

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Notably more megapixels (photo)
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18.2 MP
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12.1 MP
1.50x more megapixels (photo)
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Considerably higher maximum light sensitivity
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12800 ISO
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6400 ISO
2x higher maximum light sensitivity. 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.
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Better video recording quality
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1080 x 30 fps
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1080 x 24 fps
25% better video recording quality
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Somewhat narrower
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54.9 mm
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56.4 mm
1.50 mm narrower
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Noticeably greater zoom range
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20 x
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10 x
10 x greater zoom range. The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
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Modestly shorter
Comment
96 mm
vs
97.2 mm
1.20 mm shorter
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Significantly longer maximum focal length
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500 mm
vs
240 mm
260 mm longer maximum focal length. 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 is better than Canon IXUS 255 HS because...

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Top Eleven Reasons for the

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

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Lighter
Comment
144 g
vs
166 g
22 g lighter
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Sizably faster maximum shutter speed
Comment
0.0005 s
vs
0.000625 s
25% faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
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A bit less body volume
Comment
123.35 cm³
vs
131.76 cm³
6.82% less body volume
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Has GPS
Comment
Yes
vs
No
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
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Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Has a hot shoe
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
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Shorter minimum focal length
Comment
24 mm
vs
25 mm
1 mm shorter minimum focal length. 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.
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A tad thinner
Comment
22.5 mm
vs
25 mm
2.50 mm thinner
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Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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More advanced digic 5 image processor
Comment
Yes
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No

Canon IXUS 255 HS is better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 because...

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