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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony DSC WX100 over the Sony Cyber-shot WX50.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony WX100

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Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX50's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The WX50's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size Slightly smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 92x52x21 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 117 g vs 124 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $158.79 vs $174.01
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The best price we've seen is $15 cheaper (around 10% less)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              WX100:92x52x21 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
              WX100:124 g
              WX50:117 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              WX100:0.9"
              WX50:0.7"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $339

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $170

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548 - $550

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $150

              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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              Sony DSC WX100 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
              Sony DSC WX100 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              discussion

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