Canon PowerShot SX520 HS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-value and giant optical zoom bridge digital camera, with an industry award and very good features
91
Reviews
115 Reviews + 1 Award
91
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent
Bridge 16MP 42x Yes Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Camera Type Bridge
Megapixels 16MP
Optical Zoom 42x
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Dec 2015
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and award winning compact digital camera, with very good features
95
Reviews
483 Reviews + 2 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Overall Score
Excellent
Compact 18.2MP 10x Yes Mar 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Camera Type Compact
Megapixels 18.2MP
Optical Zoom 10x
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Mar 2014
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-value and giant optical zoom bridge digital camera, with an industry award and very good features
91
Reviews
115 Reviews + 1 Award
91
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent
Bridge 16MP 42x Yes Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Camera Type Bridge
Megapixels 16MP
Optical Zoom 42x
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Dec 2015
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and award winning compact digital camera, with very good features
95
Reviews
483 Reviews + 2 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Overall Score
Excellent
Compact 18.2MP 10x Yes Mar 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Camera Type Compact
Megapixels 18.2MP
Optical Zoom 10x
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Mar 2014

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Reasons For

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
7 Reasons For
77% Bigger Optical Zoom
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 42x optical zoom digital camera. That's 32x bigger than the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 (10x).

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

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2% Larger Maximum Aperture Number
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 6 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 larger than the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 (5.9).

In photography, the aperture number refers to the size of the hole in the front of the camera lens, through which light is let through. The larger the aperture, the more light can pass through into the camera's sensor. Photographers can modify this aperture to control the 'depth of field' for their shot - this is how much of the shot is held in focus, and how much is blurred. Aperture numbers are measured in f/stops: rather confusingly a larger aperture number translates to a smaller hole, therefore a smaller amount of light will be let through.

A larger aperture number means that the camera's lens will be able to close to a very small hole, letting in very little light. This can be used for very tight depths of field shots, allowing on a single part of the photo to be in full focus, leading to some very nice artistic shots.

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Hugely Longer Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 1,008mm maximum focal length, but the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is only a 250mm maximum focal length digital camera (758mm shorter).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the camera lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore greater focal lengths mean that the camera has the ability to zoom in closer to a subject.

A longer maximum focal length means that the camera is capable of zooming in a much greater distance, allowing you to clearly photograph subjects further away.

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5% Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 24mm. That's 1mm shorter than the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 (25mm).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the camera lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore smaller focal lengths mean that the camera has the ability to zoom out further to take in more of the scene at once.

A smaller minimum focal length means that the camera can take in more of the scene at once, allowing for wide landscape shots.

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Larger Display Diagonal
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 3" screen digital camera. That's 0.3" larger than the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 (2.7").

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

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1% Higher Display Resolution
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 461,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 200 pixels higher than the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 (460,800 pixels).

The display resolution on a display camera denotes how high detail the display is.

High resolutions on the display of your camera means that the photos you take will be shown in higher detail, allowing you to see them more clearly.

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Better Brand
Canon digital cameras have an average rating of 88.9%, whereas Sony has an average rating of 87.5%.
9 Reasons For
Higher Megapixels
The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is an 18.2MP digital camera. That's 2.2MP higher than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (16MP).

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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80% Bigger Digital Zoom
The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is a 20x digital zoom digital camera. That's 16x bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (4x).

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

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Higher Maximum ISO Sensitivity
The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 9,600 higher than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (3,200).

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

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336g Lighter
The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has a weight of 105g, however the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 441g digital camera (336g heavier).

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

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One More Awards
The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has 2 awards from expert review sites, but the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has 1 award.
Better Expert Reviews
Based on 9 reviews, the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has an average expert review score of 81%, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has an average rating of 73% (based on 18 reviews).
Better User Reviews
Based on 449 reviews, the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has an average user review score of 89%, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has an average rating of 82% (based on 61 reviews).
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
Expert Reviews gave the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 a review score of 80%, but the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS's rating was only 60% from the same site.
Better PhotographyBlog.com Review Score
PhotographyBlog.com's Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 review gave it a score of 90%, but the rating of the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS was only 70% from the same site.

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has more awards than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS. The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has 2 awards, where as the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has 1 award. Compare all award winning digital cameras.
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
1 Award
Camera Labs: Recommended
2 Awards Best
Expert Reviews: Recommended PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has better expert reviews than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS. The average expert reviews score for the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is 81% based on 9 reviews, where as the average score for the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 73% based on 18 reviews.
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
10 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 has better user reviews than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS. The average user reviews score for the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 is 89% based on 449 reviews, where as the average score for the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 82% based on 61 reviews.
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
5 stars
32 reviews
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19 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
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0 reviews
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8 reviews
Best
5 stars
268 reviews
4 stars
149 reviews
3 stars
15 reviews
2 stars
8 reviews
1 star
9 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Canon has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for Canon is 88.9% based on 47,702 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 87.45% based on 22,874 reviews.
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Canon

89

89

Based on 47,702 reviews
Sony

87

87

Based on 22,874 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 57.2% recommend the product, based on a total of 458 reviews for the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220 and 458 reviews for the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220.

Nothingwired.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Nothingwired.com logo
Last month Canon unveiled the newest member of their SX series the Canon Powershot SX520 HS. The camera features Canon's ZoomPlus technology and promises to capture sharp images of distant moving objects. To find out more check out our Canon Powersho...
Canon SX520 HS would be a delight for those who are in search for a budget compact camera with maximum possible reach. You can buy cameras with better 50X or even 60X zoom but none of them would be as compact as this guy. We highly recommend this cam...
Nov 2014
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Updated as on January 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Compact cameras have reached all kinds of people over the past few years. As a result, the general photography habits have changed completely. Almost ...
400 ISO
Keine manuellen und halb automatischen Fotoprogramme
Kein Programmwhlrad vorhanden
Nur relativ wenige Einstellungsmglichkeiten
Die Bildschrfe lsst im Weitwinkel zum Rand hin deutlicher nach
Kleine und teilweise plan im Kameragehuse liegende Tasten
Die Kamera liegt durch ihre glatte Oberflche nicht optimal in der Hand
Der MicroHDMIPort liegt ungeschtzt auf der Unterseite
Keine Ladesc
Kleines Display
Tasten fummelig
Kurze Akkulaufzeit
Leicht berdurchschnittliche Bildqualitt (fr eine Reisezoomkamera)
10fachZoom trotz sehr kompaktem Kameragehuse
Mit 25mm sehr brauchbarer Weitwinkelbereich
Extrem kleine 2 2cm dnn) und leichte 122g mit Akku und Speicherkarte) Digitalkamera
Das Kameragehuse ist gut verarbeitet
Akzeptabler optischer Bildstabilisator
Sehr kurze Auslseverzgerung 0 03 Sek
) und kurze Fokussierungszeit
Stets Schnappschusstauglich
Fotos bei Tageslicht
Sehr handlich
...
Jan 2015

Ephotozine Review Score

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
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The SX520 HS is Canon's latest bridge camera and is set to replace the old SX510 HS. The new camera sports a 42x optical zoom range with Image Stabilization, a 16.0 megapixel sensor and an updated DIGIC 4+ processor. You also get full manual control....
There's a lot to like about the SX520 HS. It's relatively compact and light for a bridge camera and is a doddle to use. That said, if you fancy getting creative, the extensive manual options and DSLR-like control wheel are welcome features. Whatever ...
Oct 2014
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The Sony Cyber-shot WX220 updates the WX200 , with built-in NFC.The Sony Cyber-shot WX220 is an ultra compact digital camera with a 10x optical zoom lens, an 18.2 megapixel sensor, high speed shooting and built in Wi-Fi. It is available in black, pin...
Built in Wi-Fi and NFC
Metal body available in a number of colours
Extremely compact
10fps continuous shooting
10x optical zoom lens
Image stabilisation
Easy to use
Sony Cyber-shot W 220
Could be too small for some hands, little grip
Low levels of detail (especially shooting above IS 400)
Small 2.7inch screen - however this keeps it small
Short battery life
Like the previous version, the Sony Cyber-shot WX220 delivers bright colourful photos, with good exposure. Rather more impressive is that the camera packs a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation in a metal body not much la...
Apr 2014

Expert Reviews Review Score

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Expert Reviews logo
£299 isn't exactly cheap, but the SX520 HS has various signs of being built to a price. There's no viewfinder, and the 3in screen isn't articulated. That means the camera must be held with outstretched arms at eye level for a clear view of the scree...
Some interesting features, but the Canon SX520 HS is outdone by rivals for quality and value......
Sep 2014
Best
Expert Reviews logo
The WX220 is this year's updated model, and the changes are minor. There's NFC for quicker Wi-Fi configuration. The mode switch has disappeared, but this isn't a great loss as the WX200's switch only included three of the available modes, with the ot...
Recommended
...
Jul 2014

PhotographyBlog.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
PhotographyBlog.com logo
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a new super-zoom camera. Incorporating a 42x otical zoom with optical image stabilisation, a 16-megapixel CMOS imager, and a dedicated movie button that enables users to easily record 1080p Full HD videos, the PowerSho...
...
Sep 2014
Best
PhotographyBlog.com logo
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 is an ultra-compact camera that doesn't trade performance for style. It'll fit in a tight spot, but still packs Sony's 18.2MP sensor capable of a maximum ISO3200 standard sensitivity, paired with the latest BIONZ X proce...
Highly Recommended
Conventional wisdom suggests that the smaller the camera, the lower its image quality. Whilst that's still mainly true, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 does pack a hefty punch for such a slimline snapper. You'll be very hard-pressed to tell its photos ...
May 2014

Date Released

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
26 months old Best 47 months old

Key Features

Megapixels

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Maximum ISO Sensitivity

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

Display Diagonal

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Weight

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Specification

 
 
 
Picture Quality Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Camera Type
compact
 compact
compact
 compact
Megapixels 16MP 18.2MP
BEST
Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels 16.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Lens System Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Optical Zoom 42x
BEST
10x
Digital Zoom 4x
BEST
20x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.4
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 6
BEST
5.9
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,008mm 250mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom 168x Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Focusing Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
single servo
tracking Single Auto Focus
Face detection Servo Auto Focus
Tracking Auto Focus multi point
centre weighted Multi Point Auto Focus
Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
single servo
tracking Single Auto Focus
Face detection Servo Auto Focus
Tracking Auto Focus multi point
centre weighted Multi Point Auto Focus
Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Light Exposure Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
ISO Sensitivity
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
Light Exposure Modes
shutter priority aperture priority
Auto Manual
Shutter priority AE Aperture priority AE
aperture priori Shutter priori
AP M
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 aperture priori
 Shutter priori
 AP
 M
shutter priority aperture priority
Auto Manual
Shutter priority AE Aperture priority AE
aperture priori Shutter priori
AP M
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 aperture priori
 Shutter priori
 AP
 M
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 3,200
BEST
12,800
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 100 100
Light Metering
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 
 
 
Shutter Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15s 1s
BEST
 
 
 
Flash Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Flash Modes
Auto Manual
Flash on Flash off
Red-eye reduction Slow synchronization
man
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 man
Auto Manual
Flash on Flash off
Red-eye reduction Slow synchronization
man
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 man
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction
±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
 
 
 
Video Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1440 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps 50fps
BEST
Video Formats Supported
MOV MPEG
MPEG4 H.264
AVC MPEG-4
MP4 AVCHD
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MPEG-4
 MP4
 AVCHD
MOV MPEG
MPEG4 H.264
AVC MPEG-4
MP4 AVCHD
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MPEG-4
 MP4
 AVCHD
Resolution At Capture Speed
1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 
 
 
Audio Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Audio Formats Supported
PCM
 PCM
PCM
 PCM
 
 
 
Memory Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD MS PRO
MS Micro (M2) MS Duo
MS PRO Duo MS PRO Duo HS
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
MicroSD (TransFlash) MicroSDHC
MicroSDXC microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 microSD
SDXC SDHC
SD MS PRO
MS Micro (M2) MS Duo
MS PRO Duo MS PRO Duo HS
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
MicroSD (TransFlash) MicroSDHC
MicroSDXC microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 microSD
 
 
 
Display Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Display Diagonal 3"
BEST
2.7"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 461,000 Pixels
BEST
460,800 Pixels
Display
TFT
 TFT
TFT
 TFT
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
HDMI Connector Type
Mini
 Mini
Mini
 Mini
 
 
 
Camera Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
White Balance
Auto Tungsten
Fluorescent Cloudy
Daylight Custom modes
Fluorescent H custom m
cus Incandescent
Flash
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 custom m
 cus
 Incandescent
 Flash
Auto Tungsten
Fluorescent Cloudy
Daylight Custom modes
Fluorescent H custom m
cus Incandescent
Flash
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 custom m
 cus
 Incandescent
 Flash
Shooting Modes
Auto Scene
Movie Mo
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Mo
Auto Scene
Movie Mo
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Mo
Photo Effects
Antique Black&White
 Antique
 Black&White
Antique Black&White
 Antique
 Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
Maximum Playback Zoom 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
DPOF 1.1 Exif 2.3
DPOF Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
DPOF 1.1 Exif 2.3
DPOF Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
Camera Playback
Movie Single image
Slide show Single
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Single
Movie Single image
Slide show Single
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes
Slideshow
 Slideshow
Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Modes
Beach Snow
Fireworks Landscape
Night Night portrait
Portrait Twilight
Pet Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Twilight
 Pet
 Food
Beach Snow
Fireworks Landscape
Night Night portrait
Portrait Twilight
Pet Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Twilight
 Pet
 Food
Languages Support
Multi I
 Multi
 I
Multi I
 Multi
 I
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Weight 441g 105g
BEST
Height 81.7mm 52.4mm
Depth 91.9mm 21.6mm
Width 120mm 92.3mm
Weight (including Battery) 441g 121g
BEST
 
 
 
Battery Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Power Source Type
Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Battery
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Maximum Battery Life Unknown - Click to provide data 1.75h
Battery Life 210 Shots 210 Shots
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
USB AC
 USB
 AC
USB AC
 USB
 AC
 
 
 
Other Features Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX220
Camera Shutter Speed

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