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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS over the Sony Cybershot WX7.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 5.6x
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More than 4.5x more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper $115.00 vs $175.51
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The best price we've seen is $61 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Longest exposure Slightly 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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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the WX7's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
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 @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 0.9 fps
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More than 11x faster continuous shooting
Size Smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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3.6x smaller
Weight Lighter 139 g vs 306 g
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2.2x lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The WX7's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.8"
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2.3x thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS:$115.00
              WX7:$175.51
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $250

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $150

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $180

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $159

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $86 - $138

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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