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

Sony Cybershot WX9

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

63

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350

42

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX9

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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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Lowest price Cheaper $106.36 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $193 cheaper (2.8x less)
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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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)
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
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus Much better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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
Continuous shooting Shoots 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

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              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              AX350:10 cm
              WX9:5 cm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha NEX-3

              Sony Alpha NEX-3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $420 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Significantly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Samsung TL210

              Samsung TL210

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Fujifilm FinePix Z90

              Fujifilm FinePix Z90

              Compact

              $167

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Compact

              $141

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Travel zoom

              $156

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $170

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $158

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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