• 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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 3.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • 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.
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    13 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Sony WX300
Panasonic ZS30
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS
Canon SX600 HS
Panasonic ZS30
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Sony WX300
Canon 340 HS
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 1080p video
Canon SX600 HS
Canon 340 HS
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Sony WX350

Sony WX300
Sony WX350
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
Canon SX600 HS
Sony WX350
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Canon SX610 HS

Sony WX300
Canon SX610 HS
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $247
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Higher-res screen
Canon SX600 HS
Canon SX610 HS
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $247
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels

Compared to Nikon S7000

Sony WX300
Nikon S7000
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher-res screen
Canon SX600 HS
Nikon S7000
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Manual focus
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • In-camera panoramas
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