The Sony Mavica CD350 is mostly gets compared to entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Sony Mavica CD350's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS 20D) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix A203)

Competitor classes

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony CD350 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (480p @ 16fps vs none), has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.8"), is much smaller (prosumer size (132×92×74 mm) vs professional size (144×106×72 mm)) and is significantly lighter (522 g vs 770 g).

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 8.2 MP), has a much smaller sensor (1/3" 5.27x3.96mm vs APS-C 22.5x15mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism), is older (february 2003 vs august 2004) and has a built-in lens.

Canon EOS 20D

Canon EOS 20D
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Significant advantages of the 20D (vs the CD350)

  • Much higher true resolution: 8.2 MP vs 3.1 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 20D (vs the CD350)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.5"
  • Much larger: Professional size (144×106×72 mm) vs Prosumer size (132×92×74 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 770 g vs 522 g

common strengths of the 20D and CD350

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compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony CD350 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.5") and is newer (february 2003 vs august 2002).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.8 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (41 mm vs 38 mm), is much larger (prosumer size (132×92×74 mm) vs compact (97×65×36 mm)), is thicker (2.9" vs 1.4") and is much heavier (522 g vs 180 g).

Fujifilm FinePix A203

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6 months older

Significant advantages of the A203 (vs the CD350)

  • Much smaller: Compact (97×65×36 mm) vs Prosumer size (132×92×74 mm)
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.8
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 2.9"

Significant disadvantages of the A203 (vs the CD350)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.5"

common strengths of the A203 and CD350

  • Each has a built-in flash