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
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
139 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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 Much 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
        Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
        921k dots
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $335

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $490 - $515

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $479 - $498

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

        Sony Cybershot H70

        Travel zoom

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $365

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

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $328

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $330

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        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-WX9

        Sony Cybershot WX9

        Compact

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Screen size Larger screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

        Compact

        $138

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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