Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The WX50's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 2 fps
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5x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 240 shots vs 170 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 93x57x20 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/2.7
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At its widest zoom, the WX50's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 135 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              ELPH 110 HS:93x57x20 mm
              WX50:92x52x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              ELPH 110 HS:0.8"
              WX50:0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              ELPH 110 HS:135 g
              WX50:117 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $158

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $203

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $180 - $220

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $159 - $250

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $182

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $228 - $249

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $117

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $225

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $340

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $299

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger

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              discussion

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
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