Sony Cybershot WX7

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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Zoom More zoom 16x vs 5.6x
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More than 8x more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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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Size Much smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX7's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Weight Much lighter 139 g vs 245 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.3"
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More than 40% thinner
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
        921k dots
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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 significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Pro digicam

        $798 - $799

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is much more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Lowest price Is much more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $288

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $350

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $247 - $265

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Zoom More zoom
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $310

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $189 - $199

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

        Sony Cybershot WX9

        Compact

        $159

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Screen size Larger screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        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-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $90 - $138

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Weight Lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $338

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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