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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
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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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
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        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 Significantly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $117 - $170

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

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $184

        Battery life Significantly 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 SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Lowest price More expensive
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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 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 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 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 More zoom
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Larger

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