Sony Cybershot WX10 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Really small
Size
Super compact (95×54×23 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
161 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10.

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
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 7.6x
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Around 4.5x more zoom
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
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Advantages of the Sony WX10

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.4 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX10's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Size
Much smaller
95×54×23 mm vs 105×60×34 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
161 g vs 234 g
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More than 30% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$279.99 vs $349.97
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $198 - $228

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $293 - $348

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $460

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix SZ9

              Panasonic Lumix SZ9

              Travel zoom

              $226

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $250

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $223

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $139

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $327

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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