Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

68

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

48

Sony Cybershot H70

Runner-up
     
 

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

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
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
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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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 faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Significantly 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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recommendations

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
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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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 CyberShot DSC-W730

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Travel zoom

$100

Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$118 - $129

Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Travel zoom

$330

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weight Slightly heavier
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Travel zoom

$151

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$152

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F

Ultra compact

$98 - $99

Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$163 - $259

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Larger
Weight Heavier

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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-WX9

Sony Cybershot WX9

Compact

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Larger screen
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
Movie format Lower resolution movies
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-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$223 - $328

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

appearance

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7
Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

discussion

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