Canon PowerShot SX730 HS vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

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May 26, 2017
Nov 5, 2015
Apr 6, 2017
Apr 14, 2015
 
$399
$330
 
Ultracompact
Compact
 
5184 x 3888
4896 x 3672
 
4896 x 3264, 4896 x 2752, 3664 x 3664, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 2736 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1728, 1920 x 1920, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
21 megapixels
18 megapixels
20 megapixels
21 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Digic 6
Bionz X
sRGB
sRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, ISO 80-3200
Auto, 80-12800
5
8
Yes
Yes
Optical
Optical
No
No
Super fine, fine
Fine, standard
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
 
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
  • Creative Style
  • Quality
 
24–960 mm
24–720 mm
40×
30×
F3.3–6.9
F3.5–6.4
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (2X-4X)
Yes
 
2 cm (0.79)
5 cm (1.97)
1 cm (0.39)
5 cm (1.97)
 
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
922,000
921,000
No
No
TFT LCD
TFT-LCD
Yes
Yes
None
None
 
15 sec
30 sec
1/3200 sec
1/2000 sec
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program
  • Hybrid Auto
  • Auto
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Superior Auto
  • Program Auto
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual exposure
  • Creative Shot
  • Portrait
  • Smile
  • Wink Self-timer
  • Face Self-timer
  • High-speed Burst
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Low Light
  • Fireworks
  • Long Shutter
  • Portrait
  • Advanced Sports Shooting
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Pet Mode
  • Gourmet
  • Beach
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Soft Skin
  • High Sensitivity
Yes
Yes
4.00 m (with Auto ISO)
5.40 m (with Auto ISO)
No
No
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Auto, flash on, slow sync, flash off, rear sync
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Single
  • Continuous shooting
  • Self-timer
  • Cont. bracketing
  • Single bracketing
  • WB bracketing
  • DRO bracketing
5.9 fps
10.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom self-timer)
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
Yes
 
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
MPEG-4, H.264
AVCHD, XAVC S
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 8 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
 
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (micro HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
No
No
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
with NFC
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone)
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NB-13L lithium-ion battery & charger
NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & charger
250
360
300 g (0.66 lb / 10.58 oz)
236 g (0.52 lb / 8.32 oz)
110 x 64 x 40 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.57)
102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42)
 
Yes
Yes
None
None