Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 (Silver) comparison

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 (Silver)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 (Silver)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX50 (Black)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX50 (Black)
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Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black)

Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black)
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Price $185 at 1 store $376 at 1 store $259 at 1 store $149 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 1.0 stars out of 1 review 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date February 19, 2012 March 27, 2013 March 19, 2013 February 19, 2012 January 06, 2013
The Bottom Line The tiny Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 is a lot of camera for the money, with solid shooting performance, and good photo and movie quality. Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries. Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries. The tiny Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 is a lot of camera for the money, with solid shooting performance, and good photo and movie quality. For those who want more camera than their smartphone offers without sacrificing the easy sharing, the Samsung WB250F Smart Camera is a good, affordable choice.

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Type LCD display - 2.7 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 2.7 in
LCD display - 3 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 3.6 in x 0.7 in x 2 in
4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
3.6 in x 0.7 in x 2 in
4.2 in x 0.9 in x 2.3 in
Lens System 5 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 22.5 cm - F/2.6-6.3
20 x x
Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
20 x x
Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
5 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 22.5 cm - F/2.6-6.3
18 x x
Zoom lens - 4 mm - 72 mm - F/3.2-5.8
Optical sensor type Exmor R CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 80
Video capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
Digital zoom 2 x
4 x
4 x
2 x
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Weight 3.6 oz
7.4 oz
7.4 oz
3.6 oz
6.5 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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