As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73 is also often compared to travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-H55 and the Cyber-shot DSC-S60) and Canon (such as the Rebel T5i)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-P73 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (116×56×35 mm) vs compact (97×64×40 mm)) and is thinner (1.4" vs 1.6").

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (1.5" vs 2") and is older (february 2004 vs february 2005).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S60

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-S60 (vs the DSC-P73)

  • Much larger screen: 2" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S60 (vs the DSC-P73)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (97×64×40 mm) vs Compact (116×56×35 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-S60 and DSC-P73

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel
  • Long exposures: 30 seconds vs 30 seconds

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P93

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similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-P93 (vs the DSC-P73)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-P93 (vs the DSC-P73)

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common strengths of the DSC-P93 and DSC-P73

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel
  • Long exposures: 30 seconds vs 30 seconds

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-P73 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (39 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), is much larger (compact (116×56×35 mm) vs compact (103×58×29 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the DSC-P73)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 39 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Much smaller: Compact (103×58×29 mm) vs Compact (116×56×35 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the DSC-P73)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-H55 and DSC-P73

  • Very small: Compact (103×58×29 mm) vs Compact (116×56×35 mm)
  • Light weight: 200 g vs 243 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.4"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
9 years newer
$1,095 (body only)
$539 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the DSC-P73)

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Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the DSC-P73)

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common strengths of the T5i and DSC-P73

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