Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

63

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

45

Sony Cybershot H70

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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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

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
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 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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $175.51 vs $228.62
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The best price we've seen is $53 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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              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-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $307

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $249

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $172

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Super zoom

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Smaller
              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $138

              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

              $305

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $124 - $170

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $567 body only

              $433 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $289 - $524

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger

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