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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Top 66%848 points
Top 66%
Top 54%1,141 points
Top 54%
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Top specs and features

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 vs Canon IXUS 255 HS: 39 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.5x more megapixels (main camera).
18.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.1MP

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 25.4mm
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

4. 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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
6400 ISO

5. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
500shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
300shots

6. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 24fps

7. weight

22g lighter.
166g
HTC Re: 65.5g
144g

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
38% have it

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/1600s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/2000s

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
50% have it

11. 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.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
46% have it

12. 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.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
72% have it

13. width

1.5mm narrower.
54.9mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
56.4mm

14. volume

6.38% less body volume.
131.76cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
123.35cm³

15. height

1.2mm shorter.
96mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
97.2mm

16. thickness

2.5mm thinner.
25mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
22.5mm

17. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
15% have it

18. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
65% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"
3"

20. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
88% have it

21. 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.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
53% have it

22. 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.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
20% have it

23. 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.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
69% have it

24. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
86% have it

25. 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.
20x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
10x

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