Canon IXUS 255 HSSony Cyber-shot WX200
Top 55%681 points
Top 55%
Top 58%645 points
Top 58%
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Megapixels
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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
longer battery life

Canon IXUS 255 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX200: 46 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

33.52% more megapixels.
12.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.20MP
295
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
247
0

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.40fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps
177
0

4. weight

23g lighter.
144g
HTC Re: 65.50g
121g
142
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
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
12800ISO
127
0

6. video recording

20% better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
115
0

7. 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
230shots
114
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot WX200
35% have it
100
0

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 WX200
48% have it
86
0

10. fastest shutter speed

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

11. width

4mm narrower.
56.40mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
52.40mm
76
0

12. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot WX200
25% have it
73
0

13. volume

18.07% less body volume.
123.35cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
104.47cm³
71
0

14. height

4.90mm shorter.
97.20mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
92.30mm
71
0

15. thickness

0.90mm thinner.
22.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
21.60mm
70
0

16. resolution

0.08% higher resolution.
784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
905 x 509px
69
0

17. 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
45% have it
67
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
2.70"
59
0

19. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot WX200
15% have it
58
0

20. 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
72% have it
57
0

21. 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 WX200
87% have it
51
0

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
65% have it
49
0

23. 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

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
1
43
0

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.
10x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
10x
43
0

26. 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.
3f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
3.30f
41
0

27. 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 WX200
68% have it
41
0

28. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot WX200
88% have it
41
0

29. 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
52% have it
40
0

30. 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: 2m
250mm
39
0

31. 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

32. 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
4s
38
0

33. 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 WX200
61% have it
36
0

34. 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
35
0

35. has 3D photo/video recording capabilities

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Sony Cyber-shot WX200
11% have it
33
0

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