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

60

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

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7.

differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
Help
Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 2s
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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
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              ELPH 110 HS93×57×20 mm
              WX795×56×20 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              ELPH 110 HSf/2.7
              WX7f/2.6
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              ELPH 110 HS1080p @ 24fps
              WX71080p @ 60fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              ELPH 110 HS135 g
              WX7139 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              ELPH 110 HS3.0 cm
              WX75.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              ELPH 110 HS5x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

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

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $178

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $261

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

              Ultra compact

              $268

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Compact

              $280

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $250

              Screen size Larger screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $250

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

              discussion

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
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