Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$179.99 vs $225.65
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The best price we've seen is $46 cheaper (more than 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
              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
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX150:0.9"
              WX7:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX150:133 g
              WX7:139 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $236

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $158

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $268

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $236

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $120

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $201

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $571

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Travel zoom

              $152

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $314

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $179

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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