Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

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Sony Cybershot WX9

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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 Cybershot WX9

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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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
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
Size Smaller 92x52x13 mm vs 94x56x19 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.5" vs 0.8"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 114 g vs 139 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX9

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recommendations

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

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        f/2.6
        Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
        921k dots
        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-WX70:92x52x13 mm
        WX9:94x56x19 mm
        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
        Thickness Thin Help
        DSC-WX70:0.5"
        WX9:0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        DSC-WX70:114 g
        WX9:139 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        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
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $288

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        $220

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $223 - $328

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Battery life Has a much longer battery life
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Compact

        $138

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $138

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 530 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

        Ultra compact

        $150

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Travel zoom

        $280

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $279

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Much larger
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $207 - $300

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Much larger

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