Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

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Sony Cybershot WX10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony WX10

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.4 vs f/2.6
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At its widest zoom, the WX10's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom Slightly more zoom 7.6x vs 5x
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Around 2.5x more zoom
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX30

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size Smaller 92x51x19 mm vs 95x53x23 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 161 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
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recommendations

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 Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        WX10:f/2.4
        DSC-WX30:f/2.6
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        Size Fairly small Help
        WX10:95x53x23 mm
        DSC-WX30:92x51x19 mm
        HDR In-camera HDR Help
        Combines multiple exposures
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $159

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148 - $191

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $104 - $129

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Ultra compact

        $130 - $170

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $108 - $129

        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $218

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Slightly smaller
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

        Waterproof

        $250

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Much narrower aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $88 - $129

        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Smaller
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Waterproof

        $198 - $298

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $329 - $399

        Zoom Much more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Significantly larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Zoom More zoom
        Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $167

        Zoom More zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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