Canon SX700 HS with Sony WX500 Comparison

Canon SX700 HS and Sony WX500 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • April, 2015
  • 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
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F3.5-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Tilting 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.
  • 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 236g.
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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 WX500 Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
53
Value for money score
65
Portability score
95
Overall score
48

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 with Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX700 HS was released in 2014, and Sony WX500 in 2015. Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX700 HS 1 years older.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX700 HS is greater than that of Cyber-shot DSC-WX500. 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. At Sony WX500, the maximum ISO is greater by 9600. 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-WX500
Brand Canon Sony
Model PowerShot SX700 HS Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Announced February, 2014 April, 2015
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 5
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Tilting
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 921k 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
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/2000 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 5.40
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, flash on, slow sync, flash off, rear sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±3 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 12800
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, XAVC S
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 360 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 269 g 236 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 35 mm 102 x 58 x 36 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 Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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