Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

53

Runner-up

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

Size
Really small
Ultra compact (91×52×20 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
116 g
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

Items often bought with the WX7 or W570

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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$137.18 vs $175.51
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The best price we've seen is $38 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen resolution
Significantly 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
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 Very 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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              W570$137.18
              WX7$175.51
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              W5702.7"
              WX72.8"

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $122 - $136

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $89

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon AW130

              Nikon AW130

              Waterproof

              $260 - $297

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $179

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $167

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S3700

              Nikon Coolpix S3700

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $117

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Lighter
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $249

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $314

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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