The Epson PhotoPC 700 is mostly gets compared to entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Epson PhotoPC 700's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the D2000) and Pentax (such as the Optio S60)

Competitor classes

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson PhotoPC 700 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is newer (july 1998 vs february 1998) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 3.5 fps), has a built-in lens and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon D2000

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5 months older

Significant advantages of the D2000 (vs the PhotoPC 700)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Shoots significantly faster: 3.5 fps vs 2 fps
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the D2000 (vs the PhotoPC 700)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D2000 and PhotoPC 700

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson PhotoPC 700 compared to compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), takes slightly lower resolution photos (1.2 MP vs 5.9 MP), is older (july 1998 vs august 2005) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Pentax Optio S60

Pentax Optio S60
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the S60 (vs the PhotoPC 700)

  • Larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 5.9 MP vs 1.2 MP

Significant disadvantages of the S60 (vs the PhotoPC 700)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the S60 and PhotoPC 700

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash