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Advantages of the Canon SD800 IS

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Size
Much smaller
90×58×25 mm vs 102×58×29 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the SD800 IS's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.1"
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More than 10% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.7 fps vs 1 fps
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70% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Sony H70

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
10.8x vs 3.8x
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Around 8.5x more zoom
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 7.1 MP
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Capture around 40% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The H70's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              SD800 IS90×58×25 mm
              H70102×58×29 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              SD800 IS1"
              H701.1"
              Weight Light weight Help
              SD800 IS195 g
              H70194 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SD800 IS1,600 ISO
              H703,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SD800 IS1.7 fps
              H701 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SD800 IS207k dots
              H70230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SD800 IS3.8x
              H7010.8x

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              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Canon PowerShot SD800 IS
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

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              Canon PowerShot SD800 IS
              PowerShot SD800 IS
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              Cybershot H70
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