Sony Cybershot WX7 vs Sony Cybershot WX10

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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

60

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

56

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"
Light-weight
Weight
139 g
 

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

galleries

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
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
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
Slightly cheaper
$254.62 vs $289.00
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The best price we've seen is $34 cheaper (more than 10% 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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              WX10f/2.4
              WX7f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              WX1095×54×23 mm
              WX795×56×20 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. 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
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $178

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $250

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Compact

              $280

              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $479 - $649

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Travel zoom

              $294

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $250

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $170

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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