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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900

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Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.4 vs f/3.5
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$199.00 vs $348.00
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The best price we've seen is $149 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX500

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-WX500's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Battery life
Longer battery life
360 shots vs 300 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
102×58×36 mm vs 113×67×40 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Weight
Slightly lighter
236 g vs 289 g
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Around 20% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              Coolpix A900$199.00
              DSC-WX500$348.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              921k dots

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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

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              Nikon Coolpix A900
              Coolpix A900
              Nikon

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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
              Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
              Sony

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