Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 500 HS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

Sony Cybershot WX9 vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX9

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact (95×56×20 mm)
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$180

Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Ultra compact

$143

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Travel zoom

$330

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Pro digicam

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$229

Size Smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$245

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9
Cybershot WX9
Sony

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Canon ELPH 500 HS
ELPH 500 HS
Canon

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (4:24 PM, December 09, 2011)
Hi Snow, which part did we mix up?  Did you see on the Canon ELPH 500 HS page it says its also known as the Canon IXUS 310 HS?  Maybe we got something wrong here, it is damn confusing the way Canon gives their cameras different names in different places :)
 
Snowjoe (4:06 PM, December 09, 2011)
This site is rubish. They mixed up camera models and data (Ixus and Elph). Don't trust thi site!