• 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.)

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Advantages

Sony WX300 over Nikon S6800

  • 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
  • Longer battery life
    500 vs 170 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S6800 over Sony WX300

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    14 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony W690

Sony WX300
Sony W690
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S6800
Sony W690
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Nikon S6500

Sony WX300
Nikon S6500
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $187
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • Faster shutter
Nikon S6800
Nikon S6500
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $187
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter

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
Nikon S6800
Panasonic ZS30
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony WX350

Sony WX300
Sony WX350
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S6800
Sony WX350
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life

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
Nikon S6800
Nikon S7000
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Faster shutter
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