Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Really small
Size
Super compact 95x56x22 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Size
Really small
Compact 94x58x26 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 16 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S6300. Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150.

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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Almost the same
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$269.00 vs $469.99
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The best price we've seen is $201 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Size
Smaller
95x56x22 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
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Around 20% smaller
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
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              S63001080p @ 30fps
              DSC-WX1501080p @ 60fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              S630094x58x26 mm
              DSC-WX15095x56x22 mm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6300160 g
              DSC-WX150133 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              S63001"
              DSC-WX1500.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              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-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159 - $207

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $328

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $208

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $217

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $220

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $86

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Zoom More zoom
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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