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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Size
Really small
Compact 96x55x25 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Battery life
Great battery life
500 shots
 
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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)
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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 $124.00 vs $214.99
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The best price we've seen is $91 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              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
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              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

              $278

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $199

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $305

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $213

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $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

              $320

              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

              $195

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

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $252

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              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 Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $138

              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Ultra compact

              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger

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