• 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
    13 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 WX80

Sony WX300
Sony WX80
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
Nikon S6800
Sony WX80
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Sony WX300
Canon 340 HS
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $153
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S6800
Canon 340 HS
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $153
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Sony WX300
Samsung WB50F
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $148
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Manual focus
Nikon S6800
Samsung WB50F
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $148
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Sony WX300
Canon 140 IS
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
Nikon S6800
Canon 140 IS
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Nikon S6900

Sony WX300
Nikon S6900
  • $263
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Nikon S6800
Nikon S6900
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
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