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

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 vs Sony Cybershot WX10

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

65

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 92x51x19 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10.

differences

Advantages of the Sony WX10

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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)
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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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 resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$237.02 vs $289.00
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The best price we've seen is $52 cheaper (around 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              WX10f/2.4
              DSC-WX30f/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
              WX1095x53x23 mm
              DSC-WX3092x51x19 mm
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              WX101080p @ 60fps
              DSC-WX301080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              WX100.9"
              DSC-WX300.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $295

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $148

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $229

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $168

              Screen size Larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung ST76

              Samsung ST ST76

              Digicam

              $160

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $200

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Compact

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $145

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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