Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 vs Sony DSC WX100

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

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Sony DSC WX100

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150. Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Sony DSC WX100.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX150

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-WX150's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX100

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Size
Slightly smaller
92x52x21 mm vs 95x56x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Lowest price
Cheaper
$252.90 vs $405.59
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The best price we've seen is $153 cheaper (around 40% less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
124 g vs 133 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-WX15095x56x22 mm
              WX10092x52x21 mm
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              DSC-WX1501080p @ 60fps
              WX1001080p @ 50fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX150133 g
              WX100124 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $235

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $211 - $248

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $219

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150.

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $210

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Size Much larger

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              ME (5:11 PM, December 19, 2012)
              How every made this review is so WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!