Canon IXUS 255 HSSony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
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Top 55%
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Top 61%
Canon IXUS 255 HS
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Canon IXUS 255 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300: 39 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

33.52% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

4. weight

22g lighter.

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.

6. longer battery life

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

7. video recording

20% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps

8. Has WiFi

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

9. 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
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

11. width

1.5mm narrower.
54.9mm

12. height

1.2mm shorter.

13. volume

6.38% less body volume.

14. thickness

2.5mm thinner.

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

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

17. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
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.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
72% have it

19. 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
87% have it

20. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
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.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
19% have it

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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.

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.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
68% have it

25. has a serial shot mode

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

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