Updated (July, 2011): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

Sony Cybershot WX9

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

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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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 91x52x17 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
117 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony WX9

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1.4 fps
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Around 7x faster continuous shooting
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/2.7
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At its widest zoom, the WX9's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W350

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Size Smaller 91x52x17 mm vs 94x56x19 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 139 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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More than 10% thinner
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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        WX9:94x56x19 mm
        DSC-W350:91x52x17 mm
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        WX9:f/2.6
        DSC-W350:f/2.7
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Thickness Thin Help
        WX9:0.8"
        DSC-W350:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        WX9:139 g
        DSC-W350:117 g
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        2 seconds
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        WX9:5x
        DSC-W350:4x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $223 - $328

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $279

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $288

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Screen size Smaller screen
        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

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $210 - $249

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly larger
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $197

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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