• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 20.0x zoom 25mm - 500mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 12.0x zoom 25mm - 300mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Sony WX300 over Nikon S6800

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lens zoom ratio
    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

  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    9 months vs 19 months 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
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
  • $148
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S6800
Sony WX80
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
  • $148
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Sony WX300
Canon 340 HS
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $135
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • 1080p
Nikon S6800
Canon 340 HS
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • 60p
  • $135
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Panasonic SZ8

Sony WX300
Panasonic SZ8
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $117
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S6800
Panasonic SZ8
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
  • $117
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Samsung WB35F

Sony WX300
Samsung WB35F
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
Nikon S6800
Samsung WB35F
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • 60p
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Sony WX300
Canon 140 IS
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $126
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S6800
Canon 140 IS
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $126
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
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