• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 550.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix S9500
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
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General
Model Number: S9500 WX300
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $349.95 $329.99
Street Price: $229.95 $223.00
Date Available: 2013-02-15 2013-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.2 oz (205 g)
includes batteries
5.9 oz (166 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(110 x 60 x 31 mm)
3.8 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(96 x 55 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI Sony Exmor R
Effective Megapixels: 18.1 18.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.26 microns 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3) 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other),
7512 x 1080 (8.1 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.5 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p15p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p/​120p)
320x240 (30p/​240p)
960x540 (30p)
1920x1080 (60i(FX))
1920x1080 (60i(FH))
1440x1080 (60i(HQ))
1440x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) AVCHD or MP4; with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR, 12 elements in 10 groups Sony G Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 550mm 25 - 500mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 99mm 4.3 - 86mm
Zoom Ratio: 22.00x 20.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - ??? f/3.5 (W) / f/6.5(T); 2 steps with ND Filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Precision, up to 153x Smart Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF Contrast Detection AF: Multi-point, Center-weighted, Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: OLED LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 614,000 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Fixed range auto (ISO 125-400, 125-800), ISO 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600 iAuto (ISO 80-3200), Superior Auto (ISO 80-12800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800* (* By Pixel Super Resolution multi-shot overlay)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1500 - 4 sec 1/1600 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot (digital zoom 2X or more) Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography Scene modes: Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Night Portrait, Night Scene, High Sensitivity, Handheld Twilight, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Landscape; Picture Effect: HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Watercolor, Illustration; Intelligent Sweep Panorama; Background Defocus;
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.) [T]: 1.5 - 3.5 m (5 - 11 ft) ISO Auto: 0.2 to 4.3m (W) / 2.0 to 2.4m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) AVCHD or MP4; with stereo audio
Included Memory: 23.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC:
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D), Multi Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.5 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 500 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12 Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Vibration Reduction (VR), Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, Full HD 1080p movies, 3" OLED monitor. Available in Black, Silver, or Red. "World's smallest camera with 20x optical zoom", Full HD movies, Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode for movies, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in black, red or white.