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

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

73

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
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
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
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
Significantly cheaper
$136.00 vs $329.99
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The best price we've seen is $194 cheaper (2.4x 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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-WX30096x55x25 mm
              DSC-WX7092x52x13 mm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $283 - $398

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $220

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $181

              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $199 - $210

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $403

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              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
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175 - $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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