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

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact (95×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
139 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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

$155

Lowest price Cheaper
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$97

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sony DSC WX100

Sony DSC WX100

Travel zoom

$150

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Travel zoom

$229

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$199 - $200

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution 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!