Sony Cybershot TX10 vs Sony Cybershot WX7

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 95x56x17 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
150 ms shutter lag
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10. Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7.

differences

Advantages of the Sony TX10

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Size
Slightly smaller
95x56x17 mm vs 94x56x19 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$245.00 vs $343.54
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The best price we've seen is $99 cheaper (around 30% less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
133 g vs 139 g
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Almost the same
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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)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              TX1095x56x17 mm
              WX794x56x19 mm
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              TX100.7"
              WX70.8"
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              TX10133 g
              WX7139 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TX104x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $257

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $210

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $484

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $180

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $265

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $164

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $949 - $999 body only

              $1,019 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $295

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $179

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $200 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              appearance

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