Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

63

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

56

Sony Cybershot W570

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony W570

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Size Slightly smaller 91x51x19 mm vs 94x56x19 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 $129.99 vs $175.51
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The best price we've seen is $46 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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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
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Screen size Larger screen 2.8" vs 2.7"
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              W570:91x51x19 mm
              WX7:94x56x19 mm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              W570:116 g
              WX7:139 g
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W570:5x
              WX7:5.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $305

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $170 - $189

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Placeholder

              Kodak DX6490

              Super zoom

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $148

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

              Sony Cybershot WX10

              Compact

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $299

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $208

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

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