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

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

92

Runner-up

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

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x52x19 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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
$119.99 vs $236.27
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The best price we've seen is $116 cheaper (around 50% 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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Size Very small Help
              DSC-WX70:92x52x13 mm
              WX50:92x52x19 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Light sensitivity Extremely good maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX70:0.5"
              WX50:0.7"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX70:114 g
              WX50:117 g
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash 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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              25 mm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Thickness Is thicker
              Light sensitivity Much lower maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Thickness Is thicker
              Light sensitivity Much lower maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $218 - $268

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $314

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $119

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $180

              Touch screen No touch screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $236

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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