Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Really small
Size
Super compact 95x56x22 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
133 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Size
Really small
Compact 94x58x26 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the S6300's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$269.00 vs $351.00
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The best price we've seen is $82 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX150

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-WX150's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
95x56x22 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
133 g vs 160 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
240 shots vs 230 shots
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              S6300:94x58x26 mm
              DSC-WX150:95x56x22 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6300:160 g
              DSC-WX150:133 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              S6300:1"
              DSC-WX150:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S6300:230 shots
              DSC-WX150:240 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $165

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $180 - $200

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $159

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189 - $227

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $217

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $220

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $519

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $221 - $268

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $565

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger

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