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Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 over the Sony Cybershot H70.
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
 
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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 Cheaper $124.99 vs $199.95
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The best price we've seen is $75 cheaper (around 40% 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
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $384

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $148

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $465

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $248

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $190

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $350

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $172

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $200

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $422 - $446

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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