Summary Sony DSC-H2

Prices Price
Camera only
$240
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 2"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 85k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2

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Pros

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The Sony DSC-H2 vs other recent digicams

Macro focus Good macro Help
2.0 cm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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The Sony DSC-H2 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (108×81×92 mm)
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$239.99
Weight Light Help
490 g

Cons

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Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,000 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (108×81×92 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
5.9 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
February 2006
Thickness Thick Help
3.6"
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The Sony DSC-H2 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
12x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
85k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Battery life Very short battery life Help
60 shots
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1000 of a second
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen size Very small screen Help
2"
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable

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Yoxxcl (1:56 AM, September 01, 2011)
Excellent camera despites the cons mentioned here. I have another Sony DSC-X1 with CMOS, but I still thinking that the H2 takes better pictures, they are more warm and natural.
Most of the time I use 3Mb size enough for most of screen pictures, or 16:9 size alzo good enough for LCD tvs.