Sony Cybershot WX10 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

42

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Really small
Size
Super compact 95x53x23 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
161 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v. Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 7.6x
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Around 4.5x more zoom
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
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Advantages of the Sony WX10

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.4 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX10's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Size
Significantly smaller
95x53x23 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
161 g vs 245 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
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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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $282 - $348

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $307

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $170

              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $373

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $164

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Ultra compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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