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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 Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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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

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        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

        $199

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $338

        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $223 - $328

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Battery life Has a much longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

        Sony Cybershot WX9

        Compact

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $479 - $498

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

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $288

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        $220

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Screen size Smaller screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Compact

        $138

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $490 - $515

        Zoom Much more zoom
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

        Sony Cybershot WX10

        Compact

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Size Slightly larger

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