Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX220 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX420 IS vs Cyber-shot WX220 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Sony Cyber-shot WX220 Specs

PowerShot SX420 IS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1008mm (42x), f3.5-6.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 104.4 x 69.1 x 85.1mm³ (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.4")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX420 IS

Cyber-shot WX220

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-250mm (10x), f3.3-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 92.3 x 52.4 x 21.6mm³ (3.6" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 121g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX220

PowerShot SX420 IS vs Cyber-shot WX220: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS VS Sony Cyber-shot WX220 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX420 IS a better choice

PowerShot SX420 IS

Cyber-shot WX220

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.0018.20
Auto Focus points (4)91

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus.

The PowerShot SX420 IS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX220

PowerShot SX420 IS

Cyber-shot WX220

Higher speed (4, frames/second)210
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.230.46
Better Video (2)1280 x 7201920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)195210
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
121g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)614cm³
(39 cu.in.)
104cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX220 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX420 IS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX420 IS: the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the Cyber-shot WX220.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX420 IS

Cyber-shot WX220

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS VS Sony Cyber-shot WX220 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX420 IS and Cyber-shot WX220

PowerShot SX420 IS und Cyber-shot WX220, front viewPowerShot SX420 IS und Cyber-shot WX220, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX420 IS und Cyber-shot WX220, view from abovePowerShot SX420 IS und Cyber-shot WX220, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Sony Cyber-shot WX220

9
19

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot WX220 as better choice.

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