Canon SX700 HS with Sony WX300 Comparison

Canon SX700 HS and Sony WX300 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • February, 2013
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.2-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 25-500 mm (20x) F3.5-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 9.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 66 x 35 mm, 269g.
  • 96 x 55 x 25 mm, 166g.
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Canon SX700 HS Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
60
Value for money score
67
Portability score
94
Overall score
51

Sony WX300 Scores


Imaging score
22
Features score
39
Value for money score
54
Portability score
97
Overall score
37

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 with Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX700 HS was released in 2014, and Sony WX300 in 2013. PowerShot SX700 HS is newer, which is a plus. Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 1 years older. However 1 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX700 HS is greater than that of Cyber-shot DSC-WX300. However, the difference of 2 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (PowerShot SX700 HS), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX700 HS Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Brand Canon Sony
Model PowerShot SX700 HS Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Announced February, 2014 February, 2013
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50 4.30
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 3200 3200
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264 AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 269 g 166 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 35 mm 96 x 55 x 25 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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