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

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x52x13 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX9

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
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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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $99.99 vs $159.00
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The best price we've seen is $59 cheaper (around 40% less)
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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              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
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-WX70:92x52x13 mm
              WX9:94x56x19 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX70:0.5"
              WX9:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX70:114 g
              WX9:139 g
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-WX70:4s
              WX9:2s
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $138

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              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-WX30

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Ultra compact

              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              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-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $176

              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $305

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $288

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Olympus VH-510

              Olympus VH-510

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Pentax MX-1

              Pentax MX-1

              Pro digicam

              $284

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $299

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $149 - $199

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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