Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot WX10

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact (95×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps

Items often bought with the WX7 or WX10

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Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7.

differences

Advantages of the Sony WX10

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HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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)
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX7

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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
Size
Slightly smaller
95×56×20 mm vs 95×54×23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
139 g vs 161 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$175.51 vs $304.94
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The best price we've seen is $129 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Size Fairly small Help
              WX1095×54×23 mm
              WX795×56×20 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              WX10f/2.4
              WX7f/2.6
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              WX100.9"
              WX70.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              WX10161 g
              WX7139 g
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.8"

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $192

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $425

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $314

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $169

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $110

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $179

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $351

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $230

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S3700

              Nikon Coolpix S3700

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $117

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Lighter
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $249

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $110

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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