Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

61

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
Weight
Light-weight
116 g
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6

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
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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
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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              W57091x51x19 mm
              WX794x56x19 mm
              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 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W5705x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              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

              $88 - $115

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $130

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $180 - $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              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
              Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

              Compact

              $148

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $220

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $227

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              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 Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $214 - $248

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $300

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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