Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300Canon IXUS 255 HS
Top 66%908 points
Top 66%
Top 52%1,258 points
Top 52%
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
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Top specs and features

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

1. megapixels

1.5x more megapixels.
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. weight

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

5. 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.
12800ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
6400ISO

6. 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

7. video recording

25% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 24fps

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Canon IXUS 255 HS
36% have it

9. 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
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

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

11. width

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

12. height

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

13. volume

6.82% less body volume.
131.76cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
123.35cm³

14. thickness

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

15. 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

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

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 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

19. 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
87% have it

20. 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

21. 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
19% have it

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon Coolpix W300: 2
2

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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
52% have it

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