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

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 
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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
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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"
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Around 10% larger screen
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 2 fps
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5x faster continuous shooting
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/2.7
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At its widest zoom, the WX7's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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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
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        ELPH 110 HS:f/2.7
        WX7:f/2.6
        Size Fairly small Help
        ELPH 110 HS:93x57x20 mm
        WX7:94x56x19 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        ELPH 110 HS:135 g
        WX7:139 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        ELPH 110 HS:5x
        WX7:5.6x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $335

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $407

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $220 - $249

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $160 - $250

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Zoom More zoom
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $90 - $115

        Weight Slightly lighter
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        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-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Compact

        $138

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $490 - $515

        Zoom Much more zoom
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

        Sony Cybershot WX10

        Compact

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Size Slightly larger

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