Canon IXUS 255 HSSony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
Top 55%677 points
Top 55%
Top 54%696 points
Top 54%
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Megapixels
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747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
12.1
MP
18.2
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon IXUS 255 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150: 49 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

33.52% more megapixels (photo).
12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.2MP
290
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
6.17 x 4.55mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
9
188
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps
172
0

5. weight

27g lighter.
144g
HTC Re: 65.5g
117g
141
0

6. 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.
6400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
12800ISO
126
0

7. video recording

60% better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
300shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
240shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
34% have it
100
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
48% have it
84
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.000625s
81
0

12. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
327ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
327ppi
77
0

13. width

0.4mm narrower.
56.4mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
56mm
76
0

14. height

2.2mm shorter.
97.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
95mm
71
0

15. volume

5.39% less body volume.
123.35cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
117.04cm³
71
0

16. thickness

0.5mm thinner.
22.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
22mm
70
0

17. resolution

0% higher resolution.
784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
784 x 588px
69
0

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
46% have it
67
0

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3"
58
0

20. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
14% have it
58
0

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
73% have it
56
0

22. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
26% have it
54
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
88% have it
51
0

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
66% have it
48
0

25. has a BSI sensor

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.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
19% have it
47
0

26. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon D800E: 2
2
43
0

27. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
10x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
10x
43
0

28. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3
Ricoh GR II: 1
3.3
41
0

29. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
67% have it
41
0

30. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
51% have it
40
0

31. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
88% have it
40
0

32. 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.
240mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
250mm
39
0

33. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
1
38
0

34. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150
64% have it
37
0

35. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
15s
Hasselblad H5D-50c: 720s
30s
37
0

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