Updated (July, 2011): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX100v

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.5" vs 2.8"
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Around 30% larger screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Size Slightly smaller 96x58x17 mm vs 94x56x19 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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More than 10% thinner
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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)
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 27 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Lowest price Cheaper $175.51 vs $259.00
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The best price we've seen is $83 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Weight Slightly lighter 139 g vs 147 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              DSC-TX100v:1,229k dots
              WX7:921k dots
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX100v:96x58x17 mm
              WX7:94x56x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-TX100v:0.7"
              WX7:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TX100v:147 g
              WX7:139 g
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-TX100v:4x
              WX7:5.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $214

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $165 - $210

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $258 - $279

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $328 - $540

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $298 - $360

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Compact

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 body only

              $697 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $159

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $148

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $338

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $86 - $138

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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