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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX150

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX50's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Size Smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 95x56x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $158.79 vs $345.99
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The best price we've seen is $187 cheaper (2.2x less)
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 133 g
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More than 10% 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
              Light sensitivity Extremely good maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-WX150:95x56x22 mm
              WX50:92x52x19 mm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX150:133 g
              WX50:117 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX150:0.9"
              WX50:0.7"

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $130 - $170

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Light sensitivity Much lower maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $187

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150.

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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              discussion

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