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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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
Size
Really small
Super compact (95×54×23 mm)

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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)
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$279.99 vs $325.42
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The best price we've seen is $45 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              WX10f/2.4
              WX7f/2.6
              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
              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
              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
              WX100.9"
              WX70.8"
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.8"

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $223

              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-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $269

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $160

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $198 - $228

              Zoom Has significantly 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

              $184

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix SZ9

              Panasonic Lumix SZ9

              Travel zoom

              $226

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $250

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $139

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $327

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $325

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $60

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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