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 size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x51x19 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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 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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        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
        5 cm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $138

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $230 - $249

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $278 - $288

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $215 - $328

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Battery life Has a much longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        $229

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Size Slightly smaller
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $299

        Zoom More zoom
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

        Pro digicam

        $619 - $648

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $189

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $108 - $138

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

        Compact

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Olympus Stylus XZ-10

        Olympus Stylus XZ-10

        Pro digicam

        $167 - $399

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        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

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