Sony Cybershot WX7

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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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 WX7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $165

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $149 - $218

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              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-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $221 - $268

              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-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $200 - $207

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

              Ultra compact

              $237

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $120

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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