Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

61

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
Help
Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3 cm vs 5 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 2s
Help
7.5x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
Help
20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 2 fps
Help
5x faster continuous shooting
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/2.7
Help
Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$179.99 vs $198.95
Help
The best price we've seen is $19 cheaper (around 10% less)
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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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              ELPH 110 HSf/2.7
              WX7f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              ELPH 110 HS93x57x20 mm
              WX794x56x19 mm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              ELPH 110 HS135 g
              WX7139 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              ELPH 110 HS5x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $130

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $214 - $248

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $199

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $559

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $258

              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $227

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $230

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $300

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $519

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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