Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

59

Sony Cybershot W570

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
116 g
 
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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 $139.00 vs $175.51
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The best price we've seen is $37 cheaper (more than 20% 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 significantly 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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W570:5x
              WX7:5.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $86 - $98

              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $138

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $122 - $138

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $109

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Placeholder

              HP Photosmart R507

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $159

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $288

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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