Canon IXUS 255 HSSony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Top 55%670 points
Top 55%
Top 61%588 points
Top 61%
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
12.1
MP
18.2
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon IXUS 255 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300: 38 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

33.52% more megapixels (photo).
12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.2MP
288
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. 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
171
0

4. weight

22g lighter.
144g
HTC Re: 65.5g
166g
141
0

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.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
12800ISO
126
0

6. video recording

20% better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
113
0

7. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
33% have it
100
0

8. 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-WX300
48% have it
84
0

9. 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
80
0

10. width

1.5mm narrower.
56.4mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
54.9mm
76
0

11. volume

6.38% less body volume.
123.35cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
131.76cm³
71
0

12. height

1.2mm shorter.
97.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
96mm
71
0

13. thickness

2.5mm thinner.
22.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
25mm
70
0

14. 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-WX300
46% have it
67
0

15. screen size

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

16. has GPS

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

17. 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-WX300
73% have it
56
0

18. 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-WX300
88% have it
51
0

19. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

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

20. 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
20% have it
47
0

21. 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

22. 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
20x
43
0

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.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
67% have it
41
0

24. 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

25. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
88% have it
40
0

26. 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
500mm
39
0

27. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
61% have it
36
0

28. 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.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
25mm
34
0

29. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
93% have it
32
0

30. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
2
31
0

31. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
96% have it
28
0

32. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
98% have it
27
0

33. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
98% have it
27
0

34. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
94% have it
27
0

35. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
99% have it
27
0

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