Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 vs Sony Cyber-shot WX50

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

92

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 92x52x13 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x52x19 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX70

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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
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
92x52x13 mm vs 92x52x19 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.5" vs 0.7"
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More than 30% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$147.59 vs $210.00
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The best price we've seen is $62 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent ultra compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Size Very small Help
              DSC-WX7092x52x13 mm
              WX5092x52x19 mm
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Light sensitivity Extremely good maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX70114 g
              WX50117 g
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX700.5"
              WX500.7"
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Built-in flashes Help
              Usually standard
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              25 mm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $115

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $290 - $600

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Thickness Is thicker
              Light sensitivity Much lower maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $105

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $343

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $273

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $154

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Zoom More zoom
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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