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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 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 IXUS 125 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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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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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
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)
Size Smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 93x57x20 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 135 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $158.79 vs $302.12
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The best price we've seen is $143 cheaper (around 50% less)
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              IXUS 125 HS:f/2.7
              WX50:f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXUS 125 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
              IXUS 125 HS:0.8"
              WX50:0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              IXUS 125 HS:135 g
              WX50:117 g
              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

              $148 - $191

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $346

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $359

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is much heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $280 - $400

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon IXUS 125 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

              Canon IXUS 240 HS

              Compact

              $406

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Zoom More zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 500 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS

              Ultra compact

              $229

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $301

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $170

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $129

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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