As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670 is also often compared to waterproofs, ultra compacts, travel zooms and pro DSLRs. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 and the Cyber-shot DSC-TX30) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 130 IS and the PowerShot S110)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W670 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 30 mm), is much smaller (super compact (98×58×20 mm) vs compact (99×59×27 mm)), is newer (february 2012 vs august 2008), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (141 g vs 191 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a touch screen, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
7 months newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.6
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much larger: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 198 g vs 141 g
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S110 and DSC-W670

  • Very small: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 198 g vs 141 g

Olympus FE-20

Olympus FE-20
3 years older

Significant advantages of the FE-20 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the FE-20 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the FE-20 and DSC-W670

  • Very small: Super compact (96×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 128 g vs 141 g

Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

Canon PowerShot A3200 IS
1 year older
$158

Significant advantages of the A3200 IS (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A3200 IS (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)

common strengths of the A3200 IS and DSC-W670

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 149 g vs 141 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-LZ10 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LZ10 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much larger: Compact (98×62×33 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the DMC-LZ10 and DSC-W670

  • Very small: Compact (98×62×33 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 191 g vs 141 g

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W670 compared to waterproof competitors include: it is newer (february 2012 vs february 2010) and is slightly less expensive ($141.29 vs $379.52).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), is significantly larger (super compact (98×58×20 mm) vs ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
1 year older
$380

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX5 and DSC-W670

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and DSC-W670

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W670 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (february 2012 vs february 2011).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.6), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), is significantly larger (super compact (98×58×20 mm) vs ultra compact (92×52×19 mm)) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30
6 months older
$212

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX30 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX30 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX30 and DSC-W670

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
1 year older

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and DSC-W670

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W670 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 28 mm), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and has a slightly longer battery life (210 shots vs 175 shots).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/3), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), is older (february 2012 vs january 2013) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
1 year newer
$196

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and DSC-W670

  • Very small: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Very light: 133 g vs 141 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
similar age
$199

Significant advantages of the A4000 IS (vs the DSC-W670)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A4000 IS (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the A4000 IS and DSC-W670

  • Very small: Compact (95×56×24 mm) vs Super compact (98×58×20 mm)
  • Very light: 145 g vs 141 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS-1D C

Canon EOS-1D C
similar age

Significant advantages of the EOS-1D C (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EOS-1D C (vs the DSC-W670)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS-1D C and DSC-W670

  • None found