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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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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 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
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              WX100:92x52x21 mm
              WX50:92x52x19 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
              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"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Size Is slightly larger
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $170

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $128

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $328

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Travel zoom

              $155

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $249

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $159

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger

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