Sony Cybershot TX10 vs Sony Cybershot WX7

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

differences

Advantages of the Sony TX10

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
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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
Slightly thinner
0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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)
Lowest price
Cheaper
$179.99 vs $243.83
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The best price we've seen is $64 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Size Fairly small Help
              TX10:95x56x17 mm
              WX7:94x56x19 mm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              TX10:0.7"
              WX7:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              TX10:133 g
              WX7:139 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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TX10:4x
              WX7:5.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $179

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              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 much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $226

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly 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 More shutter lag
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $219 - $347

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $239

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $220

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $314

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $120

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $268

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $230

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $236

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

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