• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 450mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Sony WX300 over Canon SX600 HS

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Longer battery life
    500 vs 290 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX600 HS over Sony WX300

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

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Sony WX300
Canon 340 HS
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $166
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • 1080p
Canon SX600 HS
Canon 340 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
  • $166
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon S9700

Sony WX300
Nikon S9700
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $315
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • GPS
Canon SX600 HS
Nikon S9700
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter
  • $315
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • GPS

Compared to Sony WX350

Sony WX300
Sony WX350
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
Canon SX600 HS
Sony WX350
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • 60p

Compared to Canon SX610 HS

Sony WX300
Canon SX610 HS
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Higher-res screen
Canon SX600 HS
Canon SX610 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Sony WX300
Canon 170 IS
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Canon SX600 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
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