Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 vs Sony Cybershot WX7

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 92x52x13 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70. Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX70

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-WX70'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
Size
Smaller
92x52x13 mm vs 94x56x19 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Thickness
Thinner
0.5" vs 0.8"
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More than 30% thinner
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$147.59 vs $328.96
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The best price we've seen is $181 cheaper (2.2x less)
Weight
Lighter
114 g vs 139 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              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-WX7092x52x13 mm
              WX794x56x19 mm
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-WX700.5"
              WX70.8"
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-WX70114 g
              WX7139 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-WX704s
              WX72s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-WX705x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $295

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $470

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $169

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328 - $398

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $145

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger

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