Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

61

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
Weight
Light-weight
116 g
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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
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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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
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              W57091x51x19 mm
              WX794x56x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W5705x
              WX75.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $180

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $172

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $149

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $80

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $109

              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              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-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $145

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $169

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328 - $398

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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