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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

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Sony Cybershot WX7

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony WX50

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The WX50's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Slightly smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 94x56x19 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 139 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 2s
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2x 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
Screen size Larger screen 2.8" vs 2.7"
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Almost the same
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        f/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
        WX50:92x52x19 mm
        WX7:94x56x19 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        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
        WX50:0.7"
        WX7:0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        WX50:117 g
        WX7:139 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        WX50:5x
        WX7:5.6x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Ultra compact

        $100 - $170

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Travel zoom

        $280

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Size Is slightly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $338

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

        Sony Cybershot WX9

        Compact

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $223 - $328

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot WX60

        Sony Cybershot WX60

        Travel zoom

        $215

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $225

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Screen size Larger screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $490 - $515

        Zoom Much more zoom
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        appearance

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        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        discussion

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        Ali Alani (1:02 PM, March 08, 2013)
        The WX7 features in comparison are totally wrong!

        1. It do take 3D photos.
        2. Can create panorama in camera.
        3. Has an HDR function built-in.

        Check the spec here: http://www.sony.co.in/product/dsc-wx7