General

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H1
Brand
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Canon Sony
Lowest price
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$312.32 $504.16
Announced
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February 2009 February 2005

Sensor

Type
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CCD CCD
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm 1/2.7" 5.6x4.2mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 5 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None None

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.8 MP 5 MP
Native resolution
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4000 × 3000 2592 × 1944
Pixel size
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2.4 µm² 4.7 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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2.8" 2.5"
Resolution
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230k dots 115k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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4x 12x
Wide angle
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28 mm 36 mm
Telephoto
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112 mm 432 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.8 f/2.8
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.8 f/3.7
Macro focus
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2.0 cm 2.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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98×54×22 mm 108×81×92 mm
Depth
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0.9" 3.6"
Weight
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145 g 591 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None Digital
Viewfinder size
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n/a Unknown

Movies

Format
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720p @ 30fps 480p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No Unknown
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 30fps
  1. 480p @ 8fps
  2. 480p @ 16fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No Unknown
HDR
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No Unknown
3D
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No Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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No No
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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Unknown Unknown
Continuous shooting
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Unknown 0.7 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/1600s 1/1000s
Min
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15s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No Yes
External connection
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No No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. MMC
  2. MMCplus
  3. SD
  4. SDHC
  1. Memory Stick