Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot H70

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

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)
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
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
Size
Significantly smaller
94x56x19 mm vs 101x57x28 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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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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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $139

              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

              $230

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $227

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $283 - $398

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $214

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Zoom Less zoom
              Olympus Stylus 1

              Olympus Stylus 1

              Pro digicam

              $437 - $699

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $144 - $218

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

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