Sony Cybershot WX7

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX7v

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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
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
Lowest price Cheaper $159.99 vs $218.36
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The best price we've seen is $58 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the WX7's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Size Significantly smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 101x58x27 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 139 g vs 208 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $120

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $128 - $159

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $340

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

              Sony Cybershot WX10

              Compact

              $395

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Zoom Much more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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