As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780 is also often compared to digicams. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780's top rivals come from Polaroid (such as the Z2300 Instant Digital Camera) and Samsung (such as the S1030)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-S780 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (91×56×27 mm) vs compact (100×62×27 mm)), is newer (january 2008 vs february 2007), is slightly lighter (170 g vs 220 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it takes slightly lower resolution photos (8 MP vs 10 MP).

Samsung S1030

Samsung S1030
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S1030 (vs the DSC-S780)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S1030 (vs the DSC-S780)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the S1030 and DSC-S780

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to digicam competitors the Sony DSC-S780 has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and is older (january 2008 vs june 2012).

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera
4 years newer
$88

Significant advantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the DSC-S780)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the DSC-S780)

  • None found

common strengths of the Instant Digital Camera and DSC-S780

  • None found