Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot H70

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 34 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-H70. Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7.

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$189.00 vs $333.76
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The best price we've seen is $145 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $180

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              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
              Lowest price More expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $200 - $248

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $200 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $169

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $212

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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