Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

66

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

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Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

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
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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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        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
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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 Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $125 - $149

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

        Sony Cybershot WX9

        Compact

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $448 - $499

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $129

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        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-WX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Compact

        $384

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

        Waterproof

        $310

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Significantly smaller
        Zoom Less zoom
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
        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 Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $278 - $279

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

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