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Sony Cyber-shot WX50

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x52x13 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX70

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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
Screen size Significantly 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 $110.00 vs $158.79
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (more than 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 Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Light sensitivity Extremely good maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-WX70:92x52x13 mm
              WX50:92x52x19 mm
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX70:114 g
              WX50:117 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX70:0.5"
              WX50:0.7"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              25 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

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

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Thickness Is thicker
              Light sensitivity Much lower maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $346

              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $129

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

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              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 DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $174

              Thickness Is thicker
              Light sensitivity Much lower maximum light sensitivity

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $189

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              appearance

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