Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix AX650 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

Sony Cybershot WX9

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

59

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350

39

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX9

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX350

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX350 over the Sony Cybershot WX9.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm AX350

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Longest exposure Longer exposures 8s vs 2s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX9

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Wide angle Much better wide angle 25 mm vs 33 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX9's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size Smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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More than 30% smaller
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1.1 fps
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More than 9x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The WX9's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 139 g vs 168 g
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Around 20% lighter
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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

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$175

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Fujifilm FinePix AV255

Fujifilm FinePix AV255

Compact

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$138 - $250

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Fujifilm FinePix JX400

Fujifilm FinePix JX400

Compact

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Casio Exilim EX-Z70

Casio Exilim EX-Z70

Compact

Size Smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Compact

$69 - $104

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Compact

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$148 - $191

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$159

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$218

HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Screen size Smaller screen
Olympus VH-510

Olympus VH-510

Travel zoom

$129 - $140

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$230 - $328

Zoom Much more zoom
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

appearance

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9
Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

discussion

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