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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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
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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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
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        f/2.6
        Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
        921k dots
        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
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        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
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        Thickness Is thicker
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $125 - $149

        Thickness Is thicker
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $278 - $279

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $73

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Travel zoom

        $280

        Zoom More zoom
        Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Touch screen No touch screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $176

        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $128

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Weight Lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Compact

        $384

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

        Sony Cybershot WX10

        Compact

        $250

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Screen size Smaller screen

        appearance

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