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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

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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 Cheaper $175.51 vs $406.29
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The best price we've seen is $231 cheaper (2.3x 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
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $158

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $299

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $223 - $268

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $262

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $203

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

              Travel zoom

              $158

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $319

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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