• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 300mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Advantages

Sony WX300 over Canon 340 HS

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • More lens zoom
    20.0x vs 12.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 340 HS over Sony WX300

  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    12 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

User reviews

Buy From

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Nikon S5300

Sony WX300
Nikon S5300
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon 340 HS
Nikon S5300
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Manual focus
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Nikon S6800

Sony WX300
Nikon S6800
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon 340 HS
Nikon S6800
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Sony WX350

Sony WX300
Sony WX350
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $236
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
Canon 340 HS
Sony WX350
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
  • $236
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Sony WX300
Canon 170 IS
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $148
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
Canon 340 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $148
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Sony WX300
Canon 350 HS
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $208
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 1080p video
Canon 340 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • $208
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
Compare Other Cameras?