Sony Cybershot WX10 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

55

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Really small
Size
Super compact (95×54×23 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
161 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

Items often bought with the WX10 or DSC-HX9v

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
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger 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
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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
Much smaller
95×54×23 mm vs 105×59×34 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
161 g vs 245 g
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More than 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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              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
              5.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $351

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $314

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $484 - $649

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $249 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $257

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Larger
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Waterproof Waterproof
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Compact

              $149

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $149

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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