Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 92x52x13 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Battery life
Great battery life
500 shots
Size
Really small
Compact 96x55x25 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX300

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Zoom
Significantly more zoom
20x vs 5x
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16x more zoom
Battery life
Much longer battery life
500 shots vs 240 shots
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More than 2x more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX70

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-WX70's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size
Significantly smaller
92x52x13 mm vs 96x55x25 mm
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2.1x smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-WX70's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.5" vs 1"
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Around 50% thinner
Weight
Lighter
114 g vs 166 g
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More than 30% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$119.99 vs $180.00
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The best price we've seen is $60 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              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-WX300:96x55x25 mm
              DSC-WX70:92x52x13 mm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $268

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $158

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $236

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $238

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $180

              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $180

              Touch screen No touch screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $314

              Touch screen No touch screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Travel zoom

              $151

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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