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

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x51x19 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x53x23 mm
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 Slightly 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

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Aperture Wide aperture Help
WX10:f/2.4
DSC-WX30:f/2.6
Size Fairly small Help
WX10:95x53x23 mm
DSC-WX30:92x51x19 mm
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness Thin Help
WX10:0.9"
DSC-WX30:0.8"
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony DSC WX100

Sony DSC WX100

Travel zoom

Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$138

Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$134 - $158

Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$220

HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

Sony Cybershot WX9

Compact

$299

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$140 - $253

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Samsung WB1100F

Samsung WB1100F

Super zoom

$188 - $244

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 - $319 with 20-50mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$197 - $227

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$212

Zoom Much more zoom
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Size Much larger
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

Compact

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Travel zoom

$183

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$129 - $205

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78

Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

appearance

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discussion

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