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

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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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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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-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
        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 Cybershot DSC-WX9

        Sony Cybershot WX9

        Compact

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $181

        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $280 - $400

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung NX2000

        Samsung NX2000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $275 - $429 with 20-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Much larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $160

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Much narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Travel zoom

        $339

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $138 - $250

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Waterproof

        $198 - $199

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $230 - $328

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $450

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Significantly larger
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548 - $550

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Touch screen No touch screen

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