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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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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
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5.6x
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More than 3x more zoom
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
Weight Slightly lighter 133 g vs 139 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX7's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size Slightly smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 95x56x22 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $175.51 vs $218.76
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The best price we've seen is $43 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              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-WX150:95x56x22 mm
              WX7:94x56x19 mm
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX150:0.9"
              WX7:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX150:133 g
              WX7:139 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $138

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $305

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $288

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $138

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS22

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS22

              Compact

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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