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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

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Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Size
Really small
Compact 105x60x34 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
222 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
194 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Zoom More zoom 16x vs 10.8x
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More than 2x more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-H90's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony H70

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Size Smaller 101x57x28 mm vs 105x60x34 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 194 g vs 222 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $124.99 vs $189.95
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The best price we've seen is $65 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1 fps
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168 - $189

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $250

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $458 - $994

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

              Travel zoom

              $490

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Size Much smaller
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Zoom More zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $290

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $223 - $268

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $98

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $371

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              appearance

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