Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

75

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Great battery life
Battery life
320 shots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Size
Really small
Compact (102×58×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

Items often bought with the DSC-HX10V or DSC-HX7v

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V.
Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX10V

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-HX10V's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX10V's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX7v

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Size
Smaller
102×58×28 mm vs 105×60×34 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
208 g vs 234 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$300.00 vs $351.11
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The best price we've seen is $51 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-HX10V16x
              DSC-HX7v10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $194

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $314

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $197

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Size Much smaller
              Weight Much lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $350

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $249 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $95

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Weight Significantly lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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