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

Sony Cybershot WX9

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

66

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350

44

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX9

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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 Significantly 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 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)
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Size Smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
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 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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Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Fujifilm FinePix AX350 44

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66 Sony Cybershot WX9 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Zoom Poor zoom Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant shared competitors found.

Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus VH-520

Olympus VH-520

Travel zoom

$89 - $96

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Compact

$85 - $104

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Fujifilm FinePix JX350

Fujifilm FinePix JX350

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix JX400

Fujifilm FinePix JX400

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
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

$125 - $149

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

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$199

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

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$176

HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Screen size Smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$99 - $128

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Compact

$384

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

appearance

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discussion

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