Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

54

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W570.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7.

differences

Advantages of the Sony W570

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Size
Slightly smaller
91×52×20 mm vs 95×56×20 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
116 g vs 139 g
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Around 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size
Larger screen
2.8" vs 2.7"
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Almost the same
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              W57091×52×20 mm
              WX795×56×20 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              W570116 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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              W5702.7"
              WX72.8"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W5705x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $249

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $142

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $80 - $90

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Compact

              $100

              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $154

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $228

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $223

              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-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $198

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $330 - $398

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Leica M9

              Leica M9

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $5,226 - $5,235 body only

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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