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

Sony Cybershot WX9

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

64

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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
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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
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

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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        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
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix AX650

        Fujifilm FinePix AX650

        Compact

        $70

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $99 - $109

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix JX400

        Fujifilm FinePix JX400

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix L16

        Nikon Coolpix L16

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Larger screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix T500

        Fujifilm FinePix T500

        Travel zoom

        $54 - $70

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $138

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Slightly smaller
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Pentax MX-1

        Pentax MX-1

        Pro digicam

        $290

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Much larger
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Olympus VH-510

        Olympus VH-510

        Travel zoom

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Samsung DV150F

        Samsung DV150F

        Ultra compact

        $85 - $150

        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Size Slightly smaller
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

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