Sony Cybershot WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

65

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

47

Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony H70

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Zoom More zoom 10.8x vs 5.6x
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More than 3.5x more zoom
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
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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)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Size Significantly smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 101x57x28 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 139 g vs 194 g
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Around 30% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $159

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $86 - $138

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $160 - $228

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $495

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $170

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $288

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $215

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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