Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

63

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

59

Sony Cybershot WX10

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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

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
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 5.6x
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More than 80% more zoom
Longest exposure
Significantly 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
94x56x19 mm vs 95x53x23 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
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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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              WX10:f/2.4
              WX7:f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              WX10:95x53x23 mm
              WX7:94x56x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              WX10:0.9"
              WX7:0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              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 Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $220 - $248

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              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 Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $314

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $180

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $179

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Ultra compact

              $320

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $449

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $245 - $400

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $145

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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