Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot H300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Cyber-shot H300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot H300 Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot H300

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-875mm (35x), f3.0-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 127.5 x 89 x 91.7mm³ (5.0" x 3.5" x 3.6")
  • 590g (19.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot H300

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Cyber-shot H300: 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 SX540 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot H300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot H300

Higher speed (4, frames/second)61
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
590g
(19.0 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
1041cm³
(66 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX540 HS is made easy by the lower weight than the Cyber-shot H300, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot H300

PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot H300

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.40
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)205350

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot H300 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 12 points for the Cyber-shot H300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot H300

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.460.46
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot H300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Cyber-shot H300

PowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot H300, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot H300, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot H300, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot H300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Sony Cyber-shot H300

16
12

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

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