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

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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 Common Weaknesses
        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
        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
        WX10:0.9"
        WX7:0.8"
        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-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $134 - $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

        $299

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

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $150

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

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

        Ultra compact

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        $208

        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Size Slightly smaller
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Compact

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

        Ultra compact

        $473

        Size Smaller
        Screen size Larger screen
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

        Sony Cybershot W570

        Ultra compact

        $130

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $128

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Weight Lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $305

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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